Kharkov (type 4)
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Category:  Rear Derailleurs
Name:  Kharkov (type 4)
Brand:  Kharkov
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Years:  N/A
Country:  Russia
Weight:  159 grams (avg)
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Added By: martl on 06/29/08
Updated By: peterbman on 01/05/17
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MaterialAluminum AlloyDesign Category
Attachment Bolt SizeCable Attachment Bolt Size
Shifting SystemsFrictionCable AdjusterNo
Cage LengthShortMax Cog Size
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General Information
according to http://www.disraeligears.co.uk/, this is an Ukrainian make from 1979, and a copy of a Gian Robert Competition. 

"...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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"...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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WeightSourceNotesAdded By
159 GramsUnknown martl
159 GramsActual peterbman
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