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Kilo TT RAW - For those that ask & for opinions

Old 03-04-09, 03:36 AM
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wondering if anyone knows where i can still get my hands on a 2008 Kilo TT frame set, size 50cm, new or used. also, is there a place on this forum to post WTB threads?
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Old 03-04-09, 10:03 AM
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Originally Posted by blujosh View Post
wondering if anyone knows where i can still get my hands on a 2008 Kilo TT frame set, size 50cm, new or used. also, is there a place on this forum to post WTB threads?
http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ls&ProdID=1084

They still have an orange in stock.
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^ I just ordered a 57cm Orange last night replacing my Benotto track frame that snapped last summer. Pretty stoked.
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Old 03-04-09, 10:23 AM
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Originally Posted by tgscordv6 View Post
http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ls&ProdID=1084

They still have an orange in stock.
according to that page, those are 2009s?

also should have specified in the last post, looking for any color but orange....
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Old 03-04-09, 11:35 PM
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Originally Posted by monsterkidz View Post
^ I just ordered a 57cm Orange last night replacing my Benotto track frame that snapped last summer. Pretty stoked.
thats quite a downgrade. i dont know if i would be "stoked", but i guess its better than no bike at all.
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Old 03-05-09, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by bikesdirect_com View Post
DuraAce level sample on the way; but I do not want to order the production until I test the sample

So i am looking at July / August to get this bike in
do want.
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Old 03-05-09, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by jantzen View Post
thats quite a downgrade. i dont know if i would be "stoked", but i guess its better than no bike at all.
Yeah a big downgrade, but at $199.00 it gets me back on the track and on the street while I keep hunting for a nice frame. Once I find a nicer frame in my size I can still CL or Ebay the KiloTT for 75.00 or so. I'm just stoked to be back on a bike.
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Old 03-05-09, 03:29 PM
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raw kilo looks great! would definitely buy one if ya keep it siimple. (aka no bright colored wheelsets etc.) excellent concept!
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Old 03-13-09, 10:22 PM
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haven't seen anybody mention the pros. are they going to be restocked? and if so, when?

oh and by the way, I know it's too late but wouldn't the raw frame look better with the pro's black hardware? I like the idea but a raw frame with polished components seems contradictory. black hardware would reinforce that understated look.
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When are the red frames coming in? Preferably red with some gold flakes!
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Originally Posted by howl View Post
haven't seen anybody mention the pros. are they going to be restocked? and if so, when?

oh and by the way, I know it's too late but wouldn't the raw frame look better with the pro's black hardware? I like the idea but a raw frame with polished components seems contradictory. black hardware would reinforce that understated look.
+1. didnt even think about that, but so true.
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How small will the small sizes be?
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FOR BIKES DIRECT -

have you seen the new volume cutter? It has a clear coated raw finish with decals OVER the clear. Also i really think this is how a raw steel frame should look. For some reason the kilo on the first page looks like gray primer and not raw.

If it looks like this: http://www.volumebikes.com/img/cutte...-raw-whole.jpg i cant wait to buy it. if it looks like gray primer it will be a bummer
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Old 03-16-09, 09:26 PM
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Originally Posted by sea babies View Post
How small will the small sizes be?
theyre coming out with 44s

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FOR BIKES DIRECT -

have you seen the new volume cutter? It has a clear coated raw finish with decals OVER the clear. Also i really think this is how a raw steel frame should look. For some reason the kilo on the first page looks like gray primer and not raw.

If it looks like this: http://www.volumebikes.com/img/cutte...-raw-whole.jpg i cant wait to buy it. if it looks like gray primer it will be a bummer

thats sharp!
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LOL, thats prolly because those tubes where polished before welding ... the tt raw, is well ... raw ( unfinished ) steel tubes.

I kinda like the wheat ... I must be gettig old, I just need a biege camry to match.

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Old 03-16-09, 11:00 PM
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... long as we, are requesting finishes ... I'd like, a nice 80's GT splatter paint.

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Old 03-22-09, 07:47 PM
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I came home for spring break and noticed that in my sister's bathroom (I usually dare not use it for the unholy mess she leaves), the faucet in the tub has turned a sort of tye-dye of patina colors, and then thought 'hey, I'm betting thats from the uber-hard water that comes out of our faucets." through a series of associative thoughts that take too long to go over, I remembered this thread and the discussion of patinas by torching, but here's another, maybe less complicated (albeit more toxic) option: http://www.surfinchemical.com/

btw, if someone already suggested this, sorry, I only peaked at the thread periodically.
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Originally Posted by rrooster View Post
I came home for spring break and noticed that in my sister's bathroom (I usually dare not use it for the unholy mess she leaves), the faucet in the tub has turned a sort of tye-dye of patina colors, and then thought 'hey, I'm betting thats from the uber-hard water that comes out of our faucets." through a series of associative thoughts that take too long to go over, I remembered this thread and the discussion of patinas by torching, but here's another, maybe less complicated (albeit more toxic) option: http://www.surfinchemical.com/

btw, if someone already suggested this, sorry, I only peaked at the thread periodically.
****-yeah. I want a frame made out of copper... to get that, sweet celeste oxidation.

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Originally Posted by martinus View Post
****-yeah. I want a frame made out of copper... to get that, sweet celeste oxidation.

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I dunno, the steel patinas they showed on the website look pretty cool.
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Old 03-22-09, 10:15 PM
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i actually would be into the unfinished look, green kilo's haunt my dreams.
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Those patinas are nice looking. Are these raw frames coming with any sort of clear coating on them? If not, applying some of this stuff could look really cool.
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Old 03-22-09, 10:29 PM
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best example of bike branding i've seen...



i also kind of like iro's decals...
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green does seem to be the most predominant color people go for.
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Old 03-22-09, 10:40 PM
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Originally Posted by erichsia View Post
Those patinas are nice looking. Are these raw frames coming with any sort of clear coating on them? If not, applying some of this stuff could look really cool.
I figure they could do the patinas then clearcoat, the gloss coat would pop the colors. the cool part is, the process would result in each frame technically being a one-off coating.
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Old 03-22-09, 10:50 PM
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i will order a kilo tt as soon as it comes unbranded...preferably with color options
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