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2004 Klein Aura X(5 posts)

2004 Klein Aura XReed Weedakowski
Sep 8, 2003 6:23 PM
Here is is and earlier than expected. 2004 Klein Aura X. Apparently there are 3 models, V (5), X (10) & XV (15). Same frame, different grade components. Ultegra derailers, 105 brakes & levers, 105 triple cranks, Bontrager Race wheels with Bontrager bars stem & seatpost. Finished off with a Silver Cloud paint job. Klein's paint and finish are fantastic, as usual. I did buzz around a little but I've only ridden Mountain Bikes so I really have nothing similar to compare it to. There are a few people waiting out in the hot tub so the bike will have to wait until tommorrow to have the reflectors removed & the seat height and angle tweeked. Reed
disappointed with Klein for 2004flate
Sep 8, 2003 9:35 PM
Humm... looks like the Q-Carbon Race from 2003, only upgrade seems to be the wheels. With the new Trek 2300 being a carbon-copy of the Q-Carbon, can't help but feel that there is very little exclusivity left in owning a Klein.
disappointed with Klein for 2004Reed Weedakowski
Sep 9, 2003 3:34 AM
Thanks for bursting my bubble on my first road bike. Just kidding. I'm happy just the same.
re: 2004 Klein Aura XFatnslow
Sep 9, 2003 5:06 AM
That bike must replace the Q Carbon series because, from what you describe, it is basically the same bike as my Q Carbon Race.

Beautiful bike...I guess I'll see you here more that on MTBR.Com now huh?
re: 2004 Klein Aura Xflate
Sep 9, 2003 4:11 PM
don't take it bad, i'm a q-Carbon owner myself, and very happy with it. just wish they could have tried harder. damn corporate ownership!