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Bertin Speciale Course (c.1979/80)  

for sale


This beautiful example of French cycling history details the glorious era of the steel bicycle and features the artisan style of Bocama and  the craftwork of  Les Gargette Freres  


For the aficionado, this bike is a prime example of the partnership between  Andre Bertin and Milremo , a brand established by  Ron Kitching, the cycle shop owner of Harrogate, Yorkshire.


Bike Size:  Base of Top Tube to Centre BB is 57cm. If you require other measurements please ask.


AB Speciale Bertin Frame

Bocama Lugs

RGF BB Shell (Gargette Bros.)

Milremo Dropouts

TA Specialities  Triple Chain Set

Mailard Sprockets/Front Hub

Shimano Altus (7 Speed)


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About this bike at a glance


Vintage Bertin Racing Bike (c1979/80)



A note about this velo


Vintage Bertin Racing Bike ( Eroica Perfect)

Part of this bikes charm is its character, a vintage classic that has been enjoyed during its former life and showing signs of age , as such it has scrapes , scars and scratches  which could be rectified by any new owner , simply by replacing paint and parts where desired. There are also a few signs of rust. Where possible these are shown in photographs  , otherwise attention has been drawn in the description, please ask for further photos if you require further detail. However, that stated, this bikes does ride very well and all parts are working and has been priced accordingly, accounting for its imperfections. Main marks of note are , on Frame , NDS  top tube– minor small marks, head tube –halfway dwn and under cable. On rear stay close to Brakes. On Drive Side, mark on front fork. Other notable; slight rust on some chrome parts. Slight discoloration of alloy/aluminum parts.

Size 57cm  

BCM Bocama Lugs

RGF BB Shell

Bottom Bracket stamped 58.

Lightmade Headset

Milremo Dropouts

Traditional Made in France Steel Pedals




Milremo Stem and bars

Shimano Altus Rear and Front Derailuer and Shifters (Early version)

Chrome Shimano Cable Guides (Gears)

Triple Chain (50-42-32) and Crankset by T.A Specialties’, marked Dural Forge

Delivery Options


Please contact us for a price for delivery of this bike.

UK Collection


This bike is currently available for collection in UK.


....but please contact us if you prefer to discuss this option.

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