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CYCLES GITANE Profil Aero TT
Lot No. 49 
CYCLES GITANE Profil Aero TT
  • CYCLES GITANE Profil Aero TT
  • CYCLES GITANE Profil Aero TT
  • CYCLES GITANE Profil Aero TT
  • CYCLES GITANE Profil Aero TT

CYCLES GITANE Profil Aero TT

DATE: 1981
COUNTRY: FRANCE
WEIGHT: 9,3 KG / 20,46 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 58 CM / 22,8 INCH
GEARS: 2 x 6, SHIMANO DURA-ACE
CONDITION: 2
- Cycles Gitane was founded by Marcel Bruneliere in 1925 in Machecoul
- became famous in the late 1950s and early 1960s when Jacques Anquetil took three of his five victories in the Tour de France on Gitanes
- since 1976 Gitane has been par t of Renault
- connected to sporting heros as Bernard Hinault, Laurent Fignon and Greg LeMond
- during the companys heyday in the 1970s Gitane were experimenting with exceptionally aerodynamic time-trial bikes
- all tubes of this road racing bike are teardrop in cross-section, only the top tube is cylindrical
- the number of this model is 6229081

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN
- Smart Move - Cyclepedia - A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs - Cyclepedia - Application

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION
- Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Jun. 13 - Simple Things Mai 13

EXHIBITIONS
- MAK 2013 - Museums Quartier Vienna 2006

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
some individual chipping

Gears:
very clean

Tubes /Tyres:
old and porous

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
good condition

Remark:
The second and third photo in the catalogue is part of Lot 49.

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer

CYCLES GITANE Profil Aero TT
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  • realized price**
    EUR 2,750
    USD 3,250
  • opening price
    EUR 800
    USD 950

AUCTION DETAILS

Bicycles from the embacher-collection
Date: 19.05.2015, 17:00
Location: Palais Dorotheum Vienna
Exhibition: 09.05. - 19.05.2015
Auctioneer:

**Purchase price incl. all charges, commissions and taxes

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