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Broken Koga Kimera

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Koga Kimera prototype / 58 cm / 2006

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This is a Kimera prototype. It broke after Theo Bos fell on it during a world cup before the olympics. That's why I got it! You can see the crack in the seat tube. However, also with the crack, it rides great and is super stiff. It is a lot of fun riding it through Amsterdam, except for the squeaky noises it makes sometimes... I really have to get it repaired!

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The frame is surely worth

The frame is surely worth looking into getting a professional repair done. If you cannot… I would hang it on the wall. Haha.

like f64 said

you should not ride it

Get a repair quote from

Get a repair quote from Calfee.
Had a great experience with him w/ a great outcome on a cracked ST on my last roadbike.

Otherwise, don't ride it with the crack even though you might think it's okay. More stress on the crack = something's bound to happen.

Goodluck !

Thanks all, for your

Thanks all, for your comments. I am not riding the bike at the moment, but it's great to have it built up, and hanging it on my wall. I do have an address of someone who can repair it nicely, here in the Netherlands. I will update the picture once I have it "healed".



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