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Old 08-26-15, 03:46 AM
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The latest Gitane close-ups

Couldn't resist, even though not my size











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Old 08-26-15, 04:56 AM
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I wouldn't have been able to resist either Love the drillium crank!
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Old 08-26-15, 06:21 AM
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CLB brakes, how good are they at stopping.

To bad it is not your size ! Love that frame, especially the wrap around seat stays.

I ques the wife knows about this now ?
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Old 08-26-15, 06:48 AM
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Dang - I need to get me one of those Gitane's with the honeycomb dropouts.
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Old 08-26-15, 10:07 AM
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Dang - I need to get me one of those Gitane's with the honeycomb dropouts.
What size? I have 2 and neither fit me ...
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Old 08-26-15, 12:47 PM
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Originally Posted by 3speedslow View Post
CLB brakes, how good are they at stopping.
I have some lower-level CLB sidepulls on one of my bikes. I don't know if it's the calipers or the guidonnet levers, but they are impressively powerful, as good as any dual-pivot caliper I've tried.

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Old 08-26-15, 01:35 PM
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Oh, lovely!

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great looking bike, love the blue. I think its my size... just sayin...
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Old 08-26-15, 04:03 PM
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What size? I have 2 and neither fit me ...
Oh man, don't tempt me. I'd have to sell a couple of bikes to afford shipping alone from France. 52-56 (prefer 54) if you just have to know.
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@scozim They're both 54cms. This is the other one
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Who could resist that bike? Awesome. Never met a Gitane I didn't like.
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I had a set of CLB Professionel sidepulls on a Motobecane. They were exceptionally smooth, easy to centre with the special CLB wrench and gave very powerful and easily modulated braking. They were also weight weenie light.
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