I have yet to receive the frame. It's not a question of whether it's fits or not (I am sure
it fits), but a question of whether it's a frame that's worth restoring or not. My plan for
it is either to restore with old French parts or buildup with any cheap parts available and
use as a beater...
"A Muzi" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]...
> "Chuck" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:g6i3a.113762$be.80596@rwcrnsc53...
> > I recently picked up a used Gitane frame made of vitus 971 off of ebay. It's from the 70s.
> > Anyone know what this frame is called? good or bad?
> I've built with Vitus steel tube. It's a fine product, not unlike Reynolds
> Your Gitane (called a "Gitane") may be "good", "bad" or inbetween.
> a host of variables, the vicissitudes of a used race bike and the erratic quality of Gitanes in
> that era among them.
> If it fits and you're happy with the price you paid, what's to worry? Got photos?
> Andrew Muzi http://www.yellowjersey.org Open every day since 1 April 1971