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timto
06-18-2008, 08:51 AM
Wowsers this (http://cgi.ebay.com/1986-Systeme-U-Gitane-Team-Bike-Charly-Mottet_W0QQitemZ190230344252QQihZ009QQcategoryZ980 84QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem) is cool.

No affiliation - just a love of this vintage cool.

OMG _ and this (http://cgi.ebay.com/1988-7-Eleven-Huffy-Team-Time-Trial-Bike-Lauritzen_W0QQitemZ190230345350QQihZ009QQcategoryZ 98084QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem) too?!?!

handsomerob
06-18-2008, 10:06 AM
for those poor sods with eBay filters at work...

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii178/sglservingfriend/Gitane.jpg

also, I am really, really digging the polished Campy crankset and rear derailleur. I hope the guy gets good coin for this beauty.

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii178/sglservingfriend/CampyCrankset.jpg
http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii178/sglservingfriend/rearderailleur.jpg

fiamme red
06-18-2008, 10:21 AM
I like this one (http://cgi.ebay.com/1988-Gewiss-Fina-Bianchi-X-4-Team-Bike-Roberto-Pagnin_W0QQitemZ190230338374QQihZ009QQcategoryZ980 84QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem). It was restored by Cyclart.

handsomerob
06-18-2008, 10:32 AM
I like this one (http://cgi.ebay.com/1988-Gewiss-Fina-Bianchi-X-4-Team-Bike-Roberto-Pagnin_W0QQitemZ190230338374QQihZ009QQcategoryZ980 84QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem). It was restored by Cyclart.

What a beauty... definitely one of the few times a black quill stem looks right on a classic rig like that. The black steel fork and stays create a very retro-modern look given that nowadays carbon is normally seen in their place.