Gitane Head Badge 1974-76
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Photo Credit: VeloBase User Wolfram Verktyg
Name: Gitane Head Badge 1974-76
Brand: Gitane
Badge Type: Painted or Decal
Frame Types: Vintage Lightweights
Country: France
Years: 1970's
Added By: Wolfram Verktyg on 08/01/09
Updated By: Wolfram Verktyg on 08/02/09
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Headbadge Information
These replaced the Mylar foil decals in 1974. Gitane used this logo with some minor modifications until 1977 or 78. The decals came in yellow or green to compliment the paint color. They were much more durable than the previously used Mylar foil decals.
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Frame Examples using this style Head Badge
Frame Example NameCategoryAdded
Gitane Tour de France (1975)Road Race06/01/2015
Gitane Tour de l'Avenir (1975)Road Sport01/30/2016
Gitane Pista 1976Track Fixed Gear09/30/2014
Brand Information(click to expand)
 Prominent French brand that has been rode to victory by many French National Champions and Tour de France winners.
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