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In Soviet Russia, bike tracks you!

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Soviet USSR Kharkov XB3 Track Frame, 58cm.

3TTT Competizone drops, 3TTT 120mm stem

XB3 undrilled fork, XB3 headset

XB3 Hub laced to Velocity Aero rim, Vittoria Rubino tires

XB3 Hub laced to Velocity Aero rim, Vittoria Rubino tires

Campagnolo Record 170mm cranks, Campagnolo Record BB

Selle San Marco Concor triathlon saddle, Campagnolo Aero seatpost.

Campagnolo Record

Campagnolo cog and chainring, 43/14

This frame was manufactured in Kharkov, Ukraine in the 1980s. It weighs quite a bit more than a regular track frame and is built like a tank, but the ride is stiff and responsive.

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xb3 head badge

Nice Bike. I have a similar frame and am looking for the head badge which is missing. Any idea where I could get one?

XB3

GO рeкopд! ;]

NICE BIKE

but this is 100% ukranian bike russia just took over at the time. Damn commies, was gonna buy that bike myself what did it go for

nice lugs!

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in soviet russia...

this bike would be even better if it had been ridden by Yakov Smirnoff.

In America, You watch TV.
In Soviet Russia, TV watch YOU!

classic. Both the bike (and Yakov) were from the Ukraine...

Weight

Weight is not so important for a track bike and this one looks the real thing. Nice to see it in this condition. I would buy it or one like it. I can well believe that it is stiff and responsive, that's the idea behind it. Congrats on a nice build. Dont ever change it. This bike is a collectable machine and reflects the Soviet era very very well.

Regards

Chainwheel.

Re: Weight.

Thanks! The only thing I might change is the headset, which is original stock and quite worn, but I really got lucky finding the matching hubs. The weight isn't really an issue because I'm just using it as a daily commuter. If anything, the added bulk probably makes it slightly easier on my body. It's a great ride!

lol

It's a nice bike, but mainly I'm adding you because of the page title.

ХВЗ!

I bought the 'Rekord' frame and fork on my last visit to Kharkiv, but the headset fell appart during transport :( . Seems that the fork and head tube are a weird size and I am having a hard time figuring out what headset works (size?). Any have suggestions?



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