For sale a 58cm 12 speed vintage Gitane from the mid 1980’s. The bike has Huret derailleurs and shifters and Weinmann “symetric” side pull brakes with Weinman AG Vainqueur 999 non-aero Brake Levers. It has good tyres on lightweight wheels. This bike is suitable for a rider who is 6ft or over.
Gitane cycles have their roots in 1925, when Marcel Brunelière opened a smith and agricultural repair works at Machecoul in the Loire-Atlantique region of France. He began making parts for bicycles and the following year opened a further workshop to assemble bicycles for G.M.B and Marbru. More info about Gitane here.