Vitus 979 Dural


A 55cm 1987 Vitus 979 in lilac which has had one owner from new.  With the bike is the original documents that the owner received when he collected it on the 19th of June 1987 from Jean Thirouard Cycles in Bourges, France.

The 979 has a bonded aluminum frame and is very light for a bike that is 30 years old.

The bike has the following list of components:

  • Shimano 600 crankset
  • Stronglight bottom bracket
  • SR pedals
  • Christophe straps & toeclips
  • Shimano 600 shifters
  • Shimano 600 derailleurs
  • Shimano 600 brakes
  • Shimano 600 brake levers
  • Shimano 600 headset
  • 3ttt bars and stem
  • Shimano 600 hubs
  • Rigida DP18 rims

Note: Vitus bikes are eligable for Eroica races.

About Vitus

Sean Kelly one of the world’s most famous and respected cycle racer was synonymous with the Vitus marque during the peak of his professional career, when according to his own estimation he rode Vitus bikes to victory in no less than 80% of his pro career wins which included winning the Vuelta, the green jersey on the TDF and seven consecutive Paris-Nice wins among many others. More info here.

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