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ISO 73' TDF Fork 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:07 am   Subject: Re: ISO 73' TDF Fork
verktyg
 
Replies: 1
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Hello! I recently got into an accident with my 73' TDF and bent the fork (someone turned left in front of me). I would love to replace it with as close to the original as possible. The frame is 58cm a ...
 
repaint ? 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:05 am   Subject: Re: repaint ?
verktyg
 
Replies: 2
Views: 5617
Looks like a repaint?

https://www.ebay.fr/itm/Cadre-Velo-Route-Gitane-Renault-Team-Sz-58-Road-Bike-Frame-Steel-80s-Rare-France/223024159792?hash=item33ed469c30:g:fnwAAOSwIM9bGogD

Yes and not a ...
 
For Sale: 54cm 1969 Gitane Tour de France 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:31 am   Subject: For Sale: 54cm 1969 Gitane Tour de France
verktyg
 
Replies: 3
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For Sale: 54cm 1969 Gitane Tour de France 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:56 pm   Subject: For Sale: 54cm 1969 Gitane Tour de France
verktyg
 
Replies: 3
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1969 Gitane Tour de France 54cm Center to Top.

I bought this bike from an LBS in December, 2008. They sold it new in 1969 and had serviced it during the 1970's and 80's.

It was a "barn bike ...
 
New Frankenbike project 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 1:55 am   Subject: Re: some of the lug work
verktyg
 
Replies: 18
Views: 23994
Thanks Chas, Scott, here are some images of the lug work.

Lug work on those early 70's Super Corsa and Tour de France frames wasn't pretty but it was well done.


I'm going to probably try t ...
 
New Frankenbike project 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:10 am   Subject: 1972-73 Super Corsa
verktyg
 
Replies: 18
Views: 23994
Hi guys,

CA you have a late 1971 early 1972 Super Corsa frame. Gitane used Nervex Professional crowns on the Super Corsa and Tour de France models until ~1972.

Until the early 1980's most Euro ...
 
Unusual frame 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:44 am   Subject: Triple BB Spindle
verktyg
 
Replies: 7
Views: 11086
Gitane used French threaded BBs until the early 1980's.

French cups have right hand threads on both sides. British fixed (drive side cups have left hand threads)

FRENCH
35 mm X 1mm
(1.378 ...
 
Unusual frame 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:25 am   Subject: Unusual frame
verktyg
 
Replies: 7
Views: 11086
I stop by here daily to check for new activity...
Hi C.A.

I stop by every week or so but haven't seen any activity for a long time.

I'm preparing to try to set up a previous Super Corsa framese ...
 
Unusual frame 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:08 am   Subject: 1976 Tour De France
verktyg
 
Replies: 7
Views: 11086
Looks like a 1976 Tour de France. Maybe a Champion du Monde or Olympic model?

The frames were Reynolds 531. Some of them had Huret honeycomb dropouts and some came with Campagnolo dropouts.

Git ...
 
Gitane team replica ? Rmo 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:35 pm   Subject: Gitane Leaderm Early 90's?
verktyg
 
Replies: 8
Views: 13368
With Leader on the top tube I would suspect that it's a level down from the replica model. The 94 catalogue shows it that way. Unfortunately, the 90's info here is not as available.

Looks like ...
 
Need recommendations on part selection to restore Interclub 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:58 am   Subject: Re: Need recommendations on part selection to restore Interc
verktyg
 
Replies: 1
Views: 6908
Hello,

I'm seeking some advice on how to restore my early 70s Gitane Interclub?

It was highly modified circa 1974-76, and stored for the last 36 years.

I'd like get some feedback on what par ...
 
1983 GITANE SUPER CHALLENGE 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:50 pm   Subject: Re: 1983 GITANE SUPER CHALLENGE
verktyg
 
Replies: 2
Views: 8782
https://i37.servimg.com/u/f37/18/19/85/87/img_3410.jpg

Pipik,

Désolé d'être le porteur de mauvaises nouvelles...

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but I don't think that it is a 1983 model. ...
 
Frame Identification help 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 3:11 am   Subject: Old Italian Saddle
verktyg
 
Replies: 13
Views: 26850
sjstretch,

Looks like an old Italian saddle from the 1950s or earlier. Also, it's going to be a real ass hatchet because of the round top and narrow rear.

Saddles like these were used for track ...
 
Frame Identification help 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:49 pm   Subject: Re-Fixed
verktyg
 
Replies: 13
Views: 26850
https://s15.postimg.org/rrspbbufr/Fixie.jpg


Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
 
Frame Identification help 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:45 am   Subject: TdF Respray
verktyg
 
Replies: 13
Views: 26850
Almost great job.... except it wasn't broken so why was it fixed!!! Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad

The stem appears to be about an inch too high. It should be inserted 75mm to 80mm into the steerer so th ...
 
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