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10-17-18, 06:23 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By lofter

My first real bike was a blue super le tour wish...

My first real bike was a blue super le tour wish i had that bike still
03-25-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 53,641
Posted By lofter

aw man, i should pay attn to bikeforums more...

aw man, i should pay attn to bikeforums more often . would have loved the blue one.
06-08-14, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By lofter

thanks again for the advice :thumb:

thanks again for the advice :thumb:
06-07-14, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By lofter

yeah I found this one in Australia, cost me a...

yeah I found this one in Australia, cost me a 100 spot. had to wait on ebay awhile = 1 1/2 years for a standard thread to come up ,then another year for a front 80mm hub to come up , got that one...
06-07-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By lofter

385783 here is the size difference between...

385783

here is the size difference between a standard cogon the left and the ten pitch on the right. its a 15 tooth compared to the 14 tooth standard cog. thought I would post this so everybody...
06-07-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By lofter

how hard would it be to mill the lockring on this...

how hard would it be to mill the lockring on this down to make its OD diameter smaller and then deepen the notches a little ? the chain wont properly seat on the cog with the standard mavic lockring...
06-07-14, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By lofter

385780 385781

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385781
06-07-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By lofter

a hundred bucks or so would be nothing . I have...

a hundred bucks or so would be nothing . I have no metal working knowledge except of listening and reading of what you just described.id pay more if I had to. nothing on this build has been cheap or...
06-07-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By lofter

could I rethread a pitch ten lockring? how...

could I rethread a pitch ten lockring? how expensive a job are you thinking it could be ?
06-07-14, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By lofter

http://www.gitaneusa.com/images/catalog/1980/frenc...

http://www.gitaneusa.com/images/catalog/1980/french/Gitane_1980_Page_17.jpg
http://www.gitaneusa.com/images/catalog/1980/french/Gitane_1980_Page_16.jpg
06-07-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By lofter

who could make a special part?

I have a project ive been collecting parts for . its a gitane track bike. it has a mix of mavic ,shimano ten pitch , and forged campy seat post. my need is a special made lockring .it has to be like...
05-04-14, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By lofter

I also have a 7 , rides great and weighs next to...

I also have a 7 , rides great and weighs next to nothing . I own two vitus bikes , a 979 and the carbon both fun rides, I see you have a team pro ...nice
08-04-13, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,311
Posted By lofter

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m618/Donny_Vom...

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m618/Donny_Vomit/IMG_20120402_081553.jpg (http://s1134.photobucket.com/user/Donny_Vomit/media/IMG_20120402_081553.jpg.html)
I have a murray serotta that I got...
08-02-13, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 403,096
Posted By lofter

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m618/Donny_Vom...

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m618/Donny_Vomit/IMG_5591.jpg (http://s1134.photobucket.com/user/Donny_Vomit/media/IMG_5591.jpg.html)...
08-02-13, 10:27 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 53,641
Posted By lofter

Yeah it's a hard one for sure, mavic ,Renault and...

Yeah it's a hard one for sure, mavic ,Renault and gitane were working together in the late 70's in the wind tunnels to come up with the road bike and the track bike. Which lead to the delta wing...
08-02-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 53,641
Posted By lofter

Just got the sign couple weeks ago , that track...

Just got the sign couple weeks ago , that track bike is what I need that machined French threaded pitch 10 locking for ,that I posted in your machined thread. ...
08-02-13, 06:22 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 53,641
Posted By lofter

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m618/Donny_Vom...

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m618/Donny_Vomit/IMG_20120402_0813591-1.jpg (http://s1134.photobucket.com/user/Donny_Vomit/media/IMG_20120402_0813591-1.jpg.html)
83 cross frame...
08-02-13, 06:21 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 53,641
Posted By lofter

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m618/Donny_Vom...

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m618/Donny_Vomit/IMG_5566.jpg (http://s1134.photobucket.com/user/Donny_Vomit/media/IMG_5566.jpg.html)
88 team replica...
08-02-13, 06:20 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 53,641
Posted By lofter

here you go grand bois you've been asking for me...

here you go grand bois you've been asking for me to post them
http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m618/Donny_Vomit/IMG_8965.jpg...
07-28-13, 12:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,388
Posted By lofter

Very nice, I need a shimano pitch ten locking in...

Very nice, I need a shimano pitch ten locking in french 33x1 threading. far as I know never seen one, they only made a pitch ten thread and a standard thread . not a French threaded one . the...
07-17-13, 07:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,905
Posted By lofter

seen dmb last week in the lou , great show . wife...

seen dmb last week in the lou , great show . wife bought us tics for my bday , had a great time.
07-16-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 403,096
Posted By lofter

1988 gitane team replica , bought it off...

1988 gitane team replica , bought it off leboncoin for 190 euro .
06-18-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,783
Posted By lofter

Yes, I collect everything gitane ,posters ,hats...

Yes, I collect everything gitane ,posters ,hats ,gloves, trinkets ,headbands ,clothes ,shoes, parts ,team stuff ,press kits, cards,ashtrays, Candy bowls, saddles what else.......................oh...
06-15-13, 08:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,444
Posted By lofter

Yes please post some pics of that thing apart...

Yes please post some pics of that thing apart please. Never seen the inner guts of that model.
06-11-13, 01:18 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 25,935
Posted By lofter

2800.00 gitane delta wing track bike , never...

2800.00 gitane delta wing track bike , never availible to public and never seen another in the states on any ebay anywhere but in the cycling mags . Only made for the french national teams. Bronze...
06-09-13, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,444
Posted By lofter

Yes i have a triple and yes that was my two bikes...

Yes i have a triple and yes that was my two bikes in the orange color bike thread. These make great parade bikes . I rode mine in the state fair parade and u shouldve seen all the smiles from the...
06-09-13, 04:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,444
Posted By lofter

Interesting , never seen one with the older wheel...

Interesting , never seen one with the older wheel and the seat cross support. Usually u see the older wheel and no cross support . Mine has thesmaller front wheel mechanism and cross support and the...
06-05-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By lofter

per vertyg on gitaneusa site hub threading...

per vertyg on gitaneusa site
hub threading sizes
French threads 34.7mm x 1mm (1.366" x 25.4 TPI)

English threads 34.8mm x 1.058 (1.370" x 24 TPI)

Italian threads 35mm x 24 TPI (1.378" x...
06-05-13, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By lofter

ah ha , thank you colonel. 33mm

ah ha , thank you colonel. 33mm
06-05-13, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By lofter

Thanks everyone so far , this is my first track...

Thanks everyone so far , this is my first track build and i have no clue on track stuff . French threaded bb and 86.5mm front hub ,aero tubing, aero forged seat post , 531 tubing. Catalog says dura...
06-04-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By lofter

school me on track hub

321385I got a vintage mavic track hub, from what I can tell a 520 . My question, what kind of threading and how to tell? I'm guessing french . Would the lock ring be french too.I'll have a pic up in...
05-24-13, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By lofter

thats probably what im going to have to do ,ive...

thats probably what im going to have to do ,ive found a road version just need to modify the quik release to the allen bolt . but im just putting this out there to feel around.
05-24-13, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By lofter

mavic track hub

anyone have any idea where i can find a 86.5mm mavic track hub for a gitane track build ? its a special little hub thats hard to find. i posted in track section carlton suggested here too.
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By lofter

mavic track hub

anyone know where i might be able to find a 86.5 mm mavic moyeux front hub? my track bike takes this special hub. i want to keep it mavic to go along with the french frame.
05-22-13, 10:01 AM
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Views: 134,431
Posted By lofter

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10-22-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By lofter

wow awsome i wonder if he owned my bike lol . ill...

wow awsome i wonder if he owned my bike lol . ill take a pic and post it . its where the reynolds or columbus tubing sticker should be, above the shifter , notice i said shifter = one, and below the...
10-22-12, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By lofter

Lol ok , chas is a freaking genious he really...

Lol ok ,
chas is a freaking genious he really knows his stuff very well. Uncle chas i call him.
10-22-12, 02:03 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,577
Posted By lofter

Love the porter Wagner avatar btw : )

Love the porter Wagner avatar btw : )
10-22-12, 02:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,577
Posted By lofter

Gitane mini penny farthing, I've found nothing in...

Gitane mini penny farthing, I've found nothing in any catalogs we have. I've seen one ad from a Denver store where two guys where checking one out.it was dated 1972 so I'm guessing around there, same...
10-21-12, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By lofter

sertillange?

decal on my old (58-60) gitane downtube says sertillange , anybody ever heard of this ?
10-21-12, 04:15 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 29,970
Posted By lofter

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10-20-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,577
Posted By lofter

here are mine 279494279495279496279497

here are mine
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10-19-12, 11:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,584
Posted By lofter

16 gitanes 25 all together.

16 gitanes 25 all together.
10-03-12, 09:03 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,577
Posted By lofter

love it , ill wait till i get back from cali to...

love it , ill wait till i get back from cali to post my two orange gitanes .
09-28-12, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,319
Posted By lofter

my gitane team pro columbus sl takes a 26.6 1983...

my gitane team pro columbus sl takes a 26.6 1983 and 1984
08-06-12, 10:00 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 53,641
Posted By lofter

still looking for a quad seater, and the tandem...

still looking for a quad seater, and the tandem sidecar I've seen before.
08-06-12, 09:56 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 53,641
Posted By lofter

Yes it has, I used to like to post and brag, ...

Yes it has, I used to like to post and brag, but I've someway some how just don't like to do that anymore. Maybe age, maybe just becoming more modest, I don't know. I've really bought alot of...
08-06-12, 01:08 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 53,641
Posted By lofter

265853265854 just bought this today, now i...

265853265854
just bought this today, now i have to get it home:(
08-05-12, 12:15 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 119,139
Posted By lofter

265534265535 rumored to be the bronze medal...

265534265535
rumored to be the bronze medal winning bike from la 84 olympic 1000m tt pursuit. this is a gitane delta wing track version . these were not availible to the public , just the french...
08-05-12, 12:04 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 53,641
Posted By lofter

265533265532 rumored to be the 84 bronze medal...

265533265532
rumored to be the 84 bronze medal bike from the la olympics in the 1000m tt pursuit, awaiting conformation email. its been stashed away since the 80's.
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