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Old 08-15-13, 01:13 AM   #1
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Koga Kimera

I am entertaining the idea of buying a new track frame and have come across a brand new Koga Kimera in my size... has anyone actually ridden one?

Haven't been able to find any reviews on them online.

This will be a sprint/kilo bike mainly (with a few scratch and points races for good measure).

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Old 08-15-13, 03:03 AM   #2
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it was good enough for theo bos.
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Weren't they originally rebadged BT's?
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it was good enough for theo bos.
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JMR, It's a rare, high-end frame. If you like it and it's within your budget, go for it.
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Weren't they originally rebadged BT's?
Yeah, I'd heard that, as well.

I think some early models were certainly re-badged BTs.




Then they issued this one.

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Good prices from the former Aussie importer of these ATM. Half price as they've stopped importing them.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/BRAND-NEW...item3a80b71d80
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Yeah, they are the ones I was looking at Brawlo.

Not cheap still, but probably a very good deal.

I guess I am wondering if it is going to be $3k well spent, or spend my money elsewhere (bars, wheels, etc) for better gain on the Teschner Track Pro that I currently ride. I was sort of hoping someone on here was going to say that they had ridden one and it blew their mind!

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For my money, I think it comes down to how strong you are and how strong you plan to become. If you're a big strong sprinter type, then they would be a good buy. But if you're much less than that, then I think the difference between these and your Teschner or perhaps the current Dolan DF3 is minimal, and then there's money left over to sink into some other go fast bits.

I would love one of these and would buy one, but they're a little small for me. It would be fairly unique as there wouldn't be too many around.
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