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1978 Gitane Enghien GS 1232 restored. 
PostForum: Owner Gallery   Posted: Wed May 01, 2013 6:12 am   Subject: 1978 Gitane Enghien GS 1232 restored.
mikkla
 
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Looks superb!!

Love the front Luggage rack, still missing that for mine
 
Tandem Restoration 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:50 pm   Subject: Tandem Restoration
mikkla
 
Replies: 3
Views: 12555
Hello,

Here's a pic of my tandem which is around 69 I believe, anyway you can see the centre pull brake.

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b170/mikkla/Gitane/IMG_2083.jpg

The middle stay is f ...
 
Gitane Tandem....info?? 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:54 am   Subject: Gitane Tandem....info??
mikkla
 
Replies: 12
Views: 22649
Hi there,

I was out for ermm a few months lol.
Nice to read you got yours for a real bargain as well.
Although yours need a lot more TLC than mine, still looks good.

Interesting to read about ...
 
Status 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 7:17 am   Subject: Status
mikkla
 
Replies: 5
Views: 12151
His and hers, great!
If this turns out as good as hers then we are in for a treat!
 
Gitane '69 Tandem 
PostForum: Owner Gallery   Posted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:58 am   Subject: Gitane '69 Tandem
mikkla
 
Replies: 13
Views: 75252
Congrats on the nice find, I also bought mine from the first owner!
I see you have the front luggage rack, that looks very nice, wish i could find that one some day.

You are right that two cables ...
 
Gitane '69 Tandem 
PostForum: Owner Gallery   Posted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:38 am   Subject: Gitane '69 Tandem
mikkla
 
Replies: 13
Views: 75252
Still won't let me type more then a few words.
If you need any info just let know and I will try to help you.
 
Gitane '69 Tandem 
PostForum: Owner Gallery   Posted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:12 am   Subject: Gitane '69 Tandem
mikkla
 
Replies: 13
Views: 75252
LOL, this works, but it won't let me post what I want...
Will try again later.. confused here Confused
 
Gitane '69 Tandem 
PostForum: Owner Gallery   Posted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:05 am   Subject: Gitane '69 Tandem
mikkla
 
Replies: 13
Views: 75252
For some reason I can not reply to your post?
 
New find, ID wanted please 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 11:41 am   Subject: New find, ID wanted please
mikkla
 
Replies: 6
Views: 13708
Thanks Verktyg for the very good explenation!

LOl, yeah I figured they were both a bit to high.
Look at the seatpost, any can see that this has potential....

Thanks again!
 
New poster, would appreciate help with ID of bike. 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 12:36 pm   Subject: New poster, would appreciate help with ID of bike.
mikkla
 
Replies: 11
Views: 23533
I do worry Peter, I do worry!!
People throwing away perfectly good luggage racks is worrying Laughing
Argh, well, these things happen.

Luckely I just re-read your first post and noticed you proba ...
 
New find, ID wanted please 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 12:31 pm   Subject: New find, ID wanted please
mikkla
 
Replies: 6
Views: 13708
Hello peeps!

As promised (way) earlier... here the pics of my new find.
It is in pretty good condition, but need some work.
I noticed I have learned some things here, it has honeycomb dropouts, M ...
 
New poster, would appreciate help with ID of bike. 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 7:03 am   Subject: New poster, would appreciate help with ID of bike.
mikkla
 
Replies: 11
Views: 23533
Hello Peter,

Thanks for your reply but there has been a misunderstanding.
I am not looking for a complete bike, sorry for that.

I was only interested in the luggage rack, real sorry to read tha ...
 
Gitane TdF or Super Corsa? 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 6:54 am   Subject: Gitane TdF or Super Corsa?
mikkla
 
Replies: 18
Views: 51144
Well congrats then!!

Post some pictures once you get your machine.

Some other thing, you send a frame to be repainted.
But that has been !!three!! years now??
Amazing that some peeps do that
 
here's one 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 6:35 am   Subject: here's one
mikkla
 
Replies: 6
Views: 13744
LOL, same here didn't get it, been in electrics for almost 20 years so thought I know a thing or 2 haha
I also made a mistake in my question where they use DC, I said AC.
Confusing the AC - DC thing ...
 
here's one 
PostForum: Vintage Gitane   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:17 am   Subject: here's one
mikkla
 
Replies: 6
Views: 13744
I don't think so, the stickers say something about the manufaturer of the light and he is based in"bolonga".
This would be Italy, thus making it AC.
And I have never heard of anyone using ...
 
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