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Help to identify Gitane 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:19 am   Subject: Help to identify Gitane
Dragon
 
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Can someone help identify this bike? It is a Gitane I bought some years back. It appeared to be all original, apart from the Brooks saddle, the Brooks bar tape I added for comfort and Spidel pedals . ...
 
I found a frame and a project (Olympic/Super Corsa) 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:09 pm   Subject: I found a frame and a project (Olympic/Super Corsa)
Dragon
 
Replies: 7
Views: 19751
Meanwhile the frame was traveling in Germany for repairs, then to Italy for rechroming and to Berlin for paint. It is now ready to return to me! So over the winter I should be able to assemble the bik ...
 
Early 80's Gitane and Reynolds SL decals 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:20 am   Subject: Early 80's Gitane and Reynolds SL decals
Dragon
 
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Thank you for this complete answer! When the frame was found one of the teambikes was the inspiration for the restauration of the bike. The frame was in an acceptable condition. We only cleaned it and ...
 
Early 80's Gitane and Reynolds SL decals 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2016 2:28 am   Subject: Early 80's Gitane and Reynolds SL decals
Dragon
 
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On my Gitane, I found the a Reynolds SL sticker, which raises a number of questions, I could not find answers for.

-The decal is marked "TI" - Reynolds becomes TI-Reynolds in 1977 - but w ...
 
I found a frame and a project (Olympic/Super Corsa) 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Sat Dec 19, 2015 5:09 am   Subject: I found a frame and a project (Olympic/Super Corsa)
Dragon
 
Replies: 7
Views: 19751
Thanks for the info and I have read the campyonly article. This is additional insight. Conclusion is that 68SS120 should be marking on the axle. What I did not find is any clue on thin and thick cups. ...
 
Grantour seatpost 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:01 pm   Subject: Grantour seatpost
Dragon
 
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I own a Grandtour as well and my brake cable dutifully runs around the seatpost Wink Some pictures of your problem could help.

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I found a frame and a project (Olympic/Super Corsa) 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:50 pm   Subject: I found a frame and a project (Olympic/Super Corsa)
Dragon
 
Replies: 7
Views: 19751
Thank you for the info on the Stronglight axle to go with the Stronghlight 93 crank. As I also have a Campanolo crank waiting to go on a bike and this frame would be appropriate, I am still interested ...
 
I found a frame and a project (Olympic/Super Corsa) 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:28 am   Subject: I found a frame and a project (Olympic/Super Corsa)
Dragon
 
Replies: 7
Views: 19751
Now the images

Michael
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I found a frame and a project (Olympic/Super Corsa) 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:21 pm   Subject: I found a frame and a project (Olympic/Super Corsa)
Dragon
 
Replies: 7
Views: 19751
Hi I am new to this forum. After I recenty bought a Gitane Gran Tour from 1983, I stepped over a Gitane frame sold on ebay.

As it appears to be an Super Corsa (Olympic) frame from around 1970+, I ...
 
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