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Offline Mr News Bot

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One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« on: June 29, 2012, 02:20:02 PM »

KHE is selling their titanium prototype frame. It's really one of a kind and therefore a bit of a collectors piece. The specs (especially the weight) are impressive tho. Weight: 1022g/2.25lbs; TT:48cm/18,9"; CS:33cm/13"

If you are interested you can buy that baby for 799euro. Just keep in mind that there is no warrenty..

Speaking of light frames - is the super low weight hype a thing of the past? 


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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2012, 03:31:05 PM »
that price is a bit steep but i do wish more people would do this if it had like a year or 2 warranty

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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2012, 03:50:40 PM »
Light bikes are the worst. All squirrely and twitchy. Ughhh.

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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2012, 04:10:48 PM »
actually KHE made two Ti prototype frames. 1 of 2 is above.

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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2012, 05:34:21 PM »
why do they keep making "rare" ti flat frames each year??? Yeah I know someone will buy it but its a shame for a frame to be made and never ridden.
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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2012, 07:28:14 PM »
why do they keep making "rare" ti flat frames each year??? Yeah I know someone will buy it but its a shame for a frame to be made and never ridden.

Go check the bike check section of this forum and weep your eyes out then.

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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2012, 08:41:15 PM »
I think these sort of one off frames are more so to test the feasibility and 3rd party factories.
I am not sure if they are made each year ... more so cleaning out the closet from past ideas than never went into production.


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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2012, 09:38:32 PM »
nice frame for going out and ride around but if somebody ride this it will break in 1-10 hours!thats why there is no warantee!but yeah nice for riding around if you have money to spend

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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2012, 12:53:46 AM »
why do they keep making "rare" ti flat frames each year??? Yeah I know someone will buy it but its a shame for a frame to be made and never ridden.

Go check the bike check section of this forum and weep your eyes out then.


HAHAHA nice TJ. Would you ride it though?
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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2012, 01:29:03 AM »
could this frame stand up to some serious trashing ?????

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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2012, 06:35:12 AM »
nice frame for going out and ride around but if somebody ride this it will break in 1-10 hours!thats why there is no warantee!but yeah nice for riding around if you have money to spend
isn't titanium a stronger material than chromoloy ? i thought so. lighter and stronger ?

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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2012, 07:13:45 AM »
ya it's is, but it's also more brittle. it continues to "age" even after chemical bath heat treatment, like aluminium; and it's strenght, ductility continues to drop even if its just a show case piece. titanium and aluminuim frames just have limited life span, think of it like a f1 sports car engine.

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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2012, 09:22:42 AM »
not a steal...
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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2012, 07:52:42 PM »
bummer cause i'm trying to go lighter but i'm also looking for for long life span as well....

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Re: One of a kind: KHE Titanium frame for sale
« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2012, 08:10:44 AM »
^keep on dreaming^  there's always pros and cons in life... maybe when they (scientists/ metalurgists) discover a new alloy called "unobtainium" which is a light as plastic, dense as magnesium, have ductility of gold, doesn't suffer from embrittalment issue of welding, won't degrade under uv lights and so on and so froth; then you will get a lighter bike with a long life span.