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Old 11-17-08, 08:16 PM   #1
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KHS Flite 100

I did a forum-wide search for any information on this bicycle, but there don't seem to be many details on the Flite on BFSSFFG, especially in the way of reviews.

If anybody has experience with this bike, I'd like to hear a little about it. How does it stack up compared to other middle-range fixed gears (especially the Kilo TT/Kilo TT Pro)?
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Old 11-17-08, 08:25 PM   #2
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the kilo frame is the same as teh khs frame.
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Old 11-17-08, 09:46 PM   #3
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I owned a Flite 100 and really like it. Problem was, I made the mistake of getting a 57 and the TT was too long for me (I'm 5'11" with a 30" inseam). Made riding uncomfortable. But I really liked the frame. Had nice, clean welds and felt solid. I would recommend one on the condition that you make SURE it's the right size for you. If you could test ride one at a shop, that would be ideal, although I know this isn't always possible- hence why I got the wrong size. But yes, good bike. And yes, I have heard that it's the same as the Windsor and the Kilo and blah blah but I liked the fact that it was a KHS and not one of the others.. I dunno. Maybe I'm a label ***** or something. Or maybe it's the idea that an established company is more likely to stand behind their product in the case of a problem. Yeah, that's the reason.
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khs flite is a mercier kilo tt.....not windsor...at least the frame and fork is...
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Old 11-18-08, 12:23 AM   #5
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As was said it's the same frame as the Kilo TT and as the frames Gene Spicer sells.

I bought one off Gene and it was great. Best cheap frame geometry in my opinion. The components are probably middle of the road and/or crap, but whatever. **** it man.
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Old 11-18-08, 12:30 PM   #6
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i ride one...i like it...this review is fairly spot on: http://www.bikecommuters.com/2008/07...te-100-review/

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(that picture was taken before i installed clips)
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Old 11-18-08, 06:40 PM   #7
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correct.

and the windsor hour is the same as a fuji track.


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khs flite is a mercier kilo tt.....not windsor...at least the frame and fork is...
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Oh yeah. Sorry about that. I meant Spicer instead of Windsor. I would also agree that it has a good geo. Grab ya one.
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