Kharkov XB3 Head Badge
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Name: Kharkov XB3 Head Badge
Brand: Kharkov
Badge Type: Unknown
Frame Types: Vintage Lightweights
Country: Russia
Years: 1970's; 1980's
Added By: Lecso11 on 06/26/14
Updated By: peterbman on 09/01/14
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Kharkov is a Ukrainian bicycle company, selling low end to high end bicycles. "...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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