Gitane Vintage Racing Cycle - Triple Chainset c1978 -1981 (Eroica Ready)
Cycles Gitane from the era of the all conquering Hinault and Fignon and the famous Renault - Gitane Racing Team.
Durafort 888 Steel
Size 52cm Seat Tube to BB, 52cm Seat Tube to Stem
Super Vitus Dropouts
Sugino Bottom Bracket
Full Bike Weighs 10.6 kg
Guid Marque Deposee Bars
Frame weighs 4.44kg with Bars, Stem. Post & Saddle
Laprade Seat Post
Saddle - Black Challenger Pro, The Original that Came with bike, a bit tired looking and has a few srapes/scuff but comfortable
Mafac Side Pull Brakes (
Mafac Brake Levers
Sach Huret Twin Down Shifters
13-22 rear Cassette
Sach Huret Rear & Front Deraileur
Shimano Chrome Cable Guides (2)
Triple Chain Set 52-42-32 offering generous and comfortable gearing to tackle the toughest of hill climbs.
Mavic Module E - Wheel Rims
Wolber Clincher 'Soissons' 700x22 (original 'Gum Wall' tyres)
About this bike at a glance
Gitane Vintage Racing Cycle - Triple Chainset c1978 -1981 (Eroica Ready) **52cm
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A note about our vintage velo's
All Items are genuine vintage and whilst in full working order, may also so show signs of age or own some distinguishing marks. As well as these signs of character there may also be some signs of rust (faint and few) and some signs of mottling on the chrome. We're possible we have tried to show these on photographs. These small imperfections and are commensurate with what is expected of a bike of this age.The bikes are not new.
About this bike
Item is vintage and whilst in full working order, does show signs of age , there are a few signs of rust (faint and few) . In addition there are marks and scratches which I have tried to show on photographs and that are commensurate with what is expected of a bike of this age. In particular this bike does show some signs of general wear and tear;Small marks on frame, some slight nicks on decals, some signs of oxidation There is small mark on the down tube in the vicinity of the bottle cage bolts.The rear stays , inside and out have some marks , some scratches.Small mark on inside of rear stay. There are marks, as you would expect, on the bike's undercarriage.There are minor marks on the cross bar.
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Bike is located in Beverley , Yorkshire for UK Collection.
Bike will have a ride ready check by Professional Mechanic prior to handover.
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