Gitane Grand Sport De Luxe

gitaneDirty 003, originally uploaded by JohnEdgarPark.

I just picked up this old bike for $40. It’s an entry level French road bike from the 70s. I’m planning to turn it into a minimalist single speed (and part time fixie, by using a “flip-flop” hub).
Here’s a link about it’s history on the Gitane site.