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Gitane Conversion

Lugless Gitane Esprit from the '80's with good quality track-ends welded... French headset, but mercifully, a BSA BB. Built as a pub-bike. I'll fit a front rack sometime soon so it'll double up as a freight bike too

Frame:
Gitane Esprit with replacement track-ends

Fork/Headset:
Gitane Esprit (for 27" wheels)

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Shimano Deore XT Shimano UN55

Pedals:
SR SP-100 Double Clips & Straps

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
20T ISO (Disc-Cog) by Chris Bell/Highpath Phantom 52T (110BCD) BMX ring KMC BMX Chain

Derailleurs/Shifters:
ich don't think so

Handlebars/Stem:
Charge Spit Bars Specialized Grips ITM Eclypse 120mm x 1" Ahead Deda quill-ahead convertor (turned down to 22.0mm)

Saddle/Seatpost:
Selle Italia Turbo

Brakes:
u wot mate?

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic Cosmos Specialized Nimbus 28mm

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Formula ISO Disc-hub re-spaced to 120mm Rigida Flyer Aero Rim Vittoria Rando 25mm tyre

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. Stage 2

Added by RVL. Last updated about 8 years ago.

As of about 8 years ago, RVL has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

2 Comments

jossdakin

jossdakin says:

If you ever want to sell the stem, i haz dibz

Posted over 8 years ago

RVL

RVL says:

Noted - Thanks!

Posted over 8 years ago