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Gitane Cyclocross

Bike tags: 1974 | cyclocross | french | gitane | Cyclocross
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Gitane Cyclocross/56cm/1974

3 TTT Record Stem

Gitane, Specialized

Campagnolo/ IRD Crossfire 700x32c

Shimano 600/Wolbler/IRD Crossfire 700x32c

Stronglight

Titanium San Marco Rolls/American Classic 26.4

Lyotard Pedals

Shimano Bar End Shifters/ Shimano Deore XT Rear Deraileur/ Suntour ARX Front Deraileur

MAFAC/Suntour Suberbe

50/38 - 12/28

So much fun! Note the carrying bar on the seat tube. Vintage Kirtland Tour Pak handlebar bag. Was my dad's bike in the 80s and had been in grandparents garage for 20+ years. Got the frame shipped to me with the crankset, stem and handlebars and built it up in the last couple of months.

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I Like your frame. And the

I Like your frame. And the mix of mtb & roadbike gives it character! I dig family-pieces...

Thanks. I appreciate it!

Thanks. I appreciate it!

Young and dumb

I passed on one of those Gitane cross bikes ions ago and instead settled on the Interclub model.I look at yours and now find that shoulder strut quite cool. Probably comes in handy if you found the need to up flight a whole bunch of steps.Am I seeing the remnants of a 531 tubing decal on the down tube? The rear dropouts I've always appreciated. Great Posting

Thanks! And yep, Reynolds

Thanks! And yep, Reynolds 531.

Thanks! And yep, Reynolds

Thanks! And yep, Reynolds 531.

I love this bike. I will

I love this bike. I will always like Gitane bicycles.

thing is sick.

thing is sick.

Thanks, I love it. It's

Thanks, I love it. It's really a blast to ride.



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