Yes, even in the early 70's, Gitane TdF's commonly came with Sugino Mighty cranks and Nuovo Tipo hubs. I bought one equipped like that about 1974.
> The mid 70's Gitane Tour de France came with all sorts of different
> parts. The usual was the "standard" French Simplex Criterium/ Mafac Comp/
> Stronglight93/Normandy Luxe Comp setup, but I remember seeing many with
> Sugino Mighty Comp cranks, Weinmann centerpulls, Nuovo Tipo hubs, and even
> Campy Gran Sport( NOT Nuovo Gran Sport) derailers. 700c clinchers on Weinmann
> rims were also common. I'm speaking of new, unmodified, out of the box bikes.
> Best Regards,
> Wes Gadd