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09-01-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 332
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Posted By Pars

I'd posted this earlier this summer, but figured...

I'd posted this earlier this summer, but figured why not here also.

My son and I built this '84 Gitane TDF up for him during the last 3 weeks. We bought the frame from forum member ChromeMoly in...
07-18-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By Pars

The axle is a single piece. In your picture, you...

The axle is a single piece. In your picture, you can see where yours snapped just left of the left cone.
...
07-05-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By Pars

Trek 700 build

On the heels of building the Gitane TDF for my son, one of his friends like riding with my two sons (and I sometimes) and decided he would like a bike. I advised him to buy an '86 Trek 700 from...
07-04-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By Pars

Gitane TDF

My son and I built this '84 Gitane TDF up for him during the last 3 weeks. We bought the frame from forum member ChromeMoly in December. The frame included the cranks/BB, seat/post and headset. Built...
07-01-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,490
Posted By Pars

Sheldon Brown (RIP) site has good instructions on...

Sheldon Brown (RIP) site has good instructions on both, as does Park Tools web site.
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/tooltips/bbcups.html
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/tooltips/bbadj.html...
06-30-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Pars

I tried both the salmon and black Kool Stops on...

I tried both the salmon and black Kool Stops on my RRA (with Campy NR brakes) and could not get rid of the brake squeal. I got close with the black pads. I bought a set of the new Campy replacements...
06-15-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,584
Posted By Pars

Yes, Regina Oro according to the catalog. I don't...

Yes, Regina Oro according to the catalog. I don't think the Ultra stuff was available that early. Raleigh was the first big manufacturer to go 6 speed in 1973, Many didn't start until the late '70s.
06-11-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By Pars

The copper color wasn't offered until 1974. This...

The copper color wasn't offered until 1974. This would have originally had Campy Record HF hubs with sew-ups, so both wheels have definitely been changed. Also, the Brooks Team Pro (large copper...
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