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    Need an opinion on this frame

    So my old fixed gear got stolen so I need a new bike asap for school
    I was looking around Craig's and found this cheap 1970 Gitane/velo sport frame
    I don't know if I wanna buy it considering it to be 40 years old...
    The dealer says it has no cracks dents and the condition is fair
    It also comes with cranks so Ilove that
    To me it seems like a good price but I don't know anything about this frame
    Give me some opinions about it THANKS
    Gitane/Velo Sport single speed

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    French threading and dimensions, so you will have a hard time finding a quill stem and bar that fits, and missing some headset parts. Frame is low end bike boom era, equivalent to a Peugeot UO8 etc. Cranks are nice Sugino Mighty, but French bottom bracket may need replacement. So, basically I vote no.
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    There's a thread for questions like this. It isn't that much money so it wouldn't be crazy to build it up if you know it is your size. Is it your size? Nothing is worth it if it isn't your size.

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    Quote Originally Posted by prooftheory View Post
    There's a thread for questions like this. It isn't that much money so it wouldn't be crazy to build it up if you know it is your size. Is it your size? Nothing is worth it if it isn't your size.
    its a perfect fit actually and yea if tits only 90 dollars for the frame and crank i think i will buy it but whats concerning me is what Tejano Trackie wrote

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheeseroller View Post
    its a perfect fit actually and yea if tits only 90 dollars for the frame and crank i think i will buy it but whats concerning me is what Tejano Trackie wrote
    well played
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