Kharkov V-552 I
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Model: V-552 I
Brand: Kharkov
Category: Road Race
Years: Late 1970's - Mid 1980's
Country: Ukraine
Production: Individual Hand Crafted
Sold As: Complete Bicycle
Material: Steel
Construction: Fillet Brazed
Drivetrain: Derailleurs
Wheel Size: 700c
Added By: Elektrod on 06/23/23
Updated By: Elektrod on 06/28/23
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Primary Example:Kharkov V-552 I
Years:N/ASold As:Complete Bicycle
Bottom Bracket:French: 35mm x 1mmBrake Mounting:
Brake Bridge:Derailleur Cable Routing:
Lug Style:Brake Guides:
Fork Style:Seat Stays:
Fork Crown Style:Semi-slopingMain Tubing:
Rear Dropouts:Color(s):
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Brand Information(click to expand)
"...This company was in the city of Kharkov, which is nowadays in Ukraine. It was called XB3, Cyrillic for KhVZ, Kharkivsky Velosipedny Zavod, Kharkiv Bicycle Factory. XB3 did produce several qualities and "brands". For the regular or entry level racers, there were "Record" bikes, while the most exclusive products for the world class riders were the well known "Takhion. XB3 bikes can be placed in this sequence: Rekord, Sprint/Meteor, Sport, Kvant, Takhion, Moskva 80...." from http://progettopistavintage.blogspot.com/2011/01/xb3-track-bike.html
 
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