Gitane Expresso de Ville

Gitane Expresso de Ville

7 YEARS AGO / 6 COMMENTS / COMMUTER BICYCLES

Thierry Vincent is one of France’s most talented photographers, and while he’s usually more comfortable shooting exotic cars and motorcycles, he recently took it upon himself to document his rebuilt Gitane Tour de l’Avenir.

Gitane Track

Gitane Track

7 YEARS AGO / 10 COMMENTS / FIXED GEAR

It seems the majority of legendary French cyclists were victorious upon a Gitane, and the odd Belgian and American as well. Jacques Anquetil, Lucien van Impe, Bernard Hinault, Laurent Fignon all wore the yellow jersey in Paris aboard a Gitane, and Greg LeMond won his world championship on his famous blue Gitane. During the bicycle…