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©2008 Koga-Miyata B.V. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in any retrieval system or translated into any human or computer language by any means or in any form, without the prior written permission of Koga-Miyata. Contravention of the owner’s copyright may also reduce the ability of Koga-Miyata to provide effective support for its equipment. All the technical information, data and instructions contained in these operating instructions for operations that can and are to be performed, are up to date at the time of editing. They contain our current knowledge and experience to the best of our understanding. We reserve the right to make technical modifications arising from the further development of the range of the product presented in this manual. For this reason, no claims may be derived from technical data, descriptions and illustrations. Koga-Miyata reserves the right to make changes without notice to both this manual and to its products described within this manual. Nothing in this manual represents any contractual or other commitment on the part of Koga-Miyata and should not be taken as such. All possible care has been taken in the preparation of this publication. Contact Koga-Miyata for suggestions for improvement. This manual was written originally in Dutch. A copy is available on written request.

Use the bicycle for the purpose for which it was designed. Koga-Miyata is not liable for grease and/or lubricants in clothing. The manual describes only the major parts of the bicycle and the most common settings. wear a DIN-EN 1078 approved bicycle helmet. The RACE. contact your Koga dealer. wear clothing that attracts attention. and therefore may not be ridden on public roads in conditions of poor visibility. Consult these manuals if you want extra information about the part in question. or you want to make adjustments that have not been described in these manuals. After an accident After an accident or a fall. • The tread of the tyres is correct. • The lights work properly. • The gears work properly. In their standard models they do not have any lighting. The TREKKING. SPECIAL and most of the LIGHT TOURING bicycles are suitable for public roads. . Separate light units are available for these bicycles. Introduction 3 dk fr uk de Use lights that work properly in all cases of poor visibility. Make sure you are familiar with these legal obligations so you are not faced with unwelcome situations. check that: • The wheels are properly mounted. • After an accident. • A bent or deformed aluminium frame cannot be repaired. nl About this instruction manual Safety Ride particularly carefully on wet road surfaces. or use a bicycle clip. COMFORT. • A slightly bent or deformed steel frame can be repaired. Manuals for specific parts may have been supplied along with your Koga bicycle. That means that certain information might not apply to your Koga bicycle. Before you start riding. • The bolts. (Cycle) clothing When riding your bicycle. If you want more information about a certain part.This instruction manual provides you with the information you need to maintain and use your Koga bicycle safely. Carbon parts can receive visible and invisible damage. MTB and a few LIGHT TOURING bicycles are not suitable for public roads if they do not have the necessary adjustments. This manual is intended for all types of bicycles from Koga-Miyata. carbon parts must be replaced entirely. Traffic Every rider is legally obliged to maintain his or her bicycle in a condition that is safe for traffic and ready for riding. When riding your bicycle. Koga-Miyata supplies bicycles that meet the legal obligations for the purpose for which they are made. • The seat post is at the correct height. nuts and pedals are attached firmly. wear close-fitting pants. Loose clothing can get between moving parts. • The air pressure in the tyres is correct. • The saddle is at the correct height. The braking distance is longer on a slippery road surface. have your Koga dealer check your Koga bicycle thoroughly. • The seat post is at the correct height. • The brakes work properly. When riding your bicycle.

Always take your Koga bicycle along with you to your Koga dealer Handlebar bags and baskets When you use handlebar bags or baskets. Store the proof of ownership carefully. • Buy only EN 14344 approved child seats. It can result in the luggage carrier breaking and serious accidents. • Never use more than one child seat on the bicycle. Dispose of these agents as specified on their packaging and take local legislation into consideration. key number and chip number have been filled in. Special attachment brackets are available for aluminium handlebars. The proof of ownership is unique and can therefore only be issued once. Aluminium handlebars are not directly suitable for handlebar bags or baskets. Child seats and trailers Always consult your Koga dealer about the type of child seat or trailer that is suitable for your Koga bicycle. All parts that are mounted additionally on the bicycle must be suitable for the Koga bicycle. • Children must always wear a helmet and a seat belt. • Never leave children behind on a parked bicycle. • the handlebar and the frame are not damaged. Check that frame number. Parts that do not fit can lead to damage or accidents . lock number. The guarantee can never be transferred. • Make sure fingers cannot come between suspension parts of the saddle. • Children up to a maximum of 20 kg may be carried in child seats. Guarantee You are entitled to 2 years guarantee on your Koga bicycle (Details page 21).Accessories and equipment You can mount extra accessories on your Koga bicycle. check that • the lights are not obstructed. The full guarantee provisions can be found at the back of this instruction manual. and place his signature and business stamp. Damage due to overdue maintenance is not covered by the guarantee. Proof of ownership Have your Koga dealer fill in the proof of ownership completely. • The LIGHT TOURING men’s bicycles are not suitable for child seats • Aluminium handlebars are not suitable for child seats. Never carry more than 5 kg in handlebar bags or baskets. You are also entitled to a lifetime guarantee for the frame against manufacturing faults. • Make sure no limbs can come between moving parts. The guarantee is solely for the first owner of the Koga bicycle. Therefore. It is also the guarantee. use accessories only in consultation with your Koga dealer. 4 Introduction . • Only cyclists at least 16 years of age may carry children. If you are discarding a bicycle. cleaning agents and paints. • Never transport more weight on the luggage carrier than specified. The braking distance is always longer. Environment Dispose of excess lubricants. • cables are not jammed. • steering is not influenced. The guarantee period starts on the day of sale by the dealer. • Riding with children has a significant effect on the cycling behaviour of the bicycle. First take the child from the bicycle and then put the bicycle on its stand. return it to your Koga dealer or dispose of it in accordance with local authority‘s.

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If you feel play between the handlebar and the wheel. 2. 3. Pull out the caps (only 5C). 1. Tighten the screw (A). 3. Maintenance Regularly check for play in the headset. Loosen the screw (A). Adjust the handlebar to the desired height. Most handlebars can be adjusted fully according to your wishes . Push the caps in (only 5C). Push the bicycle forwards and backwards. Pull out the pawl (only 3C). 1. 2. Adjusting the handlebar position Check whether the illustration of the handlebar corresponds with the handlebar of your Koga bicycle . the headset must be adjusted again. 6 .B A 1 2 C A 3 B A 4 Handlebar The position of the handlebar determines the riding comfort to a great extent. 5. Apply the front brake. 3. Loosen the screw (B). 2. Adjust the handlebar to the desired position. 6. Setting the handlebar height 1. Tighten the screw. 4.

6 Please respect the recommended torque as stated on the item when fastening nuts and bolts. Lift the bicycle. 7 8 A C www. 2. Leave this job up to your Koga dealer. 1.com 7 dk fr uk de nl . An incorrectly adjusted headset or a headset with play can result in the front fork breaking. 3. Setting the headset requires experience and special tools. If not stated.koga. Turn the handlebar to the left and to the right.A B B A 5 Regularly check the bearing of the headset. please see the list on page 20. The handlebar should turn without effort and without jerking.

If the result of adjusting the screw (1B) is unsatisfactory. Never grease cables that have a protective Teflon layer. Regularly check the wear indication of the brakes. Always use an appropriate combination of rim and brake blocks. 8 . Brake Power Controller If you brake hard suddenly. When the brakes wear out. The right brake lever is for the back wheel. Release the brake lever. Loosen the brakes before you take out the wheel (2 and 3). 2. the brakes are probably worn out. Do a couple of brake tests before you start riding. Disc brakes Disc brakes reach their full braking power after a certain running-in period. After maintenance or adjustment of the brakes. 3. This means you can brake more safely. 1. Regularly check the operation of the brakes. Contact your Koga dealer. Adjustment When the brake lever is pulled three-quarters of the way (1A). Adjust the brakes by turning the screw (1B). the braking power must be full. always do a brake test.A B 1 2 3 A 4 Brakes The left brake lever is for the front wheel. The Brake Power Controller is not an ABS system. the Brake Power Controller (4A) administers the braking power. Familiarize yourself with how the brakes work. the braking power can decrease. Maintenance Never use protective agents or lubricants on brake blocks or braking surfaces.

Adjusting the lengthwise position 1. Leather saddles can cause stains. 1. Staining caused by leather saddles is not covered by the guarantee www. and behaves naturally. 3. Tighten the Allen bolt (C).com 9 dk Adjusting saddle angle Leather is a product of nature. Guidelines for a comfortable sitting position: 1. please see the list on page 20. Loosen the screw (A) or open the quick release (A). Cover the leather saddle if the bicycle is stored outside. Please respect the recommended torque as stated on the item when fastening nuts and bolts. Adjust the saddle angle. 3. Loosen the Allen bolt (C). fr Leather saddles uk de nl . 3. We recommend to pay attention to this in your choice of clothing. Adjust the position of the saddle forwards or backwards. Loosen the Allen bolt (B) 2. Tighten the Allen bolt (B).koga. 3. Tighten the screw or close the quick release. Turn the pedal to the lowest position. 2. Adjusting saddle height 1. Under normal use the saddle does not need extra maintenance. The heel of your foot must be on the pedal. The toe of your other foot must touch the ground. You can adjust the saddle entirely to your wishes. If not stated. Adjust the height of the saddle. Replace the saddle when it wears out.A A C 1 B 2 C B 3 B/C 4 Saddle The saddle is largely responsible for comfortable cycling. 2. Never move the seat post further than the safety marks on it. 2. Maintenance Never change or remove the seat post or the seat post binder bolt.

• Closing the Clix quick release: 1. Fit the wheel. Loosen the adjustment nut (1B). Quick releases come in two models: . Flip the quick release lever fully closed (2A). Pull the ring (3B) towards the lever. 3. 3.B A A B B A 1 A 2 The levers of the quick releases are never located on the side of the chain. 4. Fit the wheel. • Opening the Clix quick release: 1. or normal. Check that the quick release lever cannot be turned. Tires Never pump the tyre harder than the maximum allowable air pressure. The maximum allowable air pressure is shown on the outer tyre (4A). Closing the quick release lever requires so much force that you should need to use the palm of your hand. Remove the wheel. 2. Conventional quick release • Opening the quick release: 1. Almost all Koga bicycles are fitted with Sclaverand or French valves (5). 3 2.Conventional quick release . turn the adjustment nut (2B) half a turn anti-clockwise. If you don’t need that much force to close it. Clix quick release Clix quick release. Adapters are available for sale. 4 Wheels The wheels have quick release fittings that enable you to fit and remove wheels quickly. Remove the wheel • Closing the quick release: 1. Flip the quick release lever fully open (3A). valves. If the force required to close it is excessive.Clix quick release clamping stress (2B). 3. Turn the adjustment nut clockwise to the desired 10 . Flip the quick release lever (1A) fully open. Flip the quick release lever fully closed (3A).. 2. turn the adjustment nut (2B) half a turn clockwise. A few Koga bicycles have Dunlop. 2. Clix quick releases are adjusted by the Koga dealer and do not need further adjustment.

6. the rim must be replaced. Rims Most rims have a wear indicator (6A). Remove the valve cap (5A).A B 5 6 7 8 Pumping the tyres 1. 2. Loosen the nut (5B). Leave this job up to your Koga dealer. The air pressure must be maximum for bicycles with suspension. Pump the tyre to the correct air pressure. If the wear indicator becomes invisible.koga. 4. 5. Regularly check the tread depth of the tyres. Tighten the nut (5B). A worn rim can burst due to excessive tyre pressure. it can cause irreparable damage to the tyre and the rim. 3. Setting the spokes requires experience and special tools.com 11 dk fr Spokes uk de nl C A . www. Replace the valve cap (5A) Maintenance Regularly check the tyre pressure If the tyre is too soft. Press the top of the valve briefly and allow a little air to escape (5C).

C 1 2 7. Replace the inner tube (6A) in the outer tyre. 6 16. 5 14. 3 9. Turn the outer tyre back on to the rim (7). Slightly inflate the inner tube. 3. Find the puncture in the inner tube (4A). 8. A B A B A C A 4 12. Press on the top of the valve (1D) and release all the air from the tyre. You need to apply some extra force to get the last part of the outer tyre back on. Remove the outer tyre entirely from the rim on one side. Loosen the nut (1B). 10. If desired. Wait 20 seconds and then put the patch (5C) on the glue. Lightly sandpaper the place of the puncture (5A) and apply some glue (5B) to the spot. 2. Unscrew the nut (1C) from the valve. Remove the valve cap (1A). 13. 15. Insert a tyre lever (2A) between the rim and the outer tyre. you can use a container of water for this purpose (4B). Lift the bead of the outer tyre over the rim. Lift the bead of the outer tyre over the rim. 6. 11. Remove the inner tube (3A) from the outer tyre. 12 . 4. Place a second tyre lever (2B) 10 cm further along between the rim and the outer tyre. Dry the tube and mark the puncture with a pencil.A D B A A B Tyre trouble 1. 7 17. 5.

com 13 dk fr uk de nl A . Set the position of the lights so that you don’t blind fellow road users (3). Lights come as: • dynamo-powered lights • battery-powered lights Dynamo-powered lights With dynamo-powered lights. or have your Koga dealer do this job. Consult the appropriate instruction manual about adjustment and maintenance. The light switch (1A) has 3 settings: • ON: lights are on. You can adjust the direction of the light beam (2A) with most light units. Battery-powered lights The instruction manual for light units powered by batteries is supplied standard with the Koga bicycle. Fix defective lights immediately. • AUTO: lights go on automatically. • OFF: lights are off. www. Dispose of (empty) batteries in accordance with local legislation. or have your Koga dealer do this job.koga.A 1 2 3 4 Lights Use lights that work properly in all cases of poor visibility. the front and back lights work at the same time. Fix defective lights immediately.

Clean and treat the places that are exposed to perspiration extra. Regularly polish the frame with car wax or cleaning oil. Leave this job up to your Koga dealer. Never ride bicycle with a frame that has cracks or is visibly bent. 14 . Regularly check the play on the chain. Replacing and tensioning chains requires special tools. Never use too much grease or lubricant. If you are uncertain. Corrosion caused by perspiration is not covered by the guarantee. In some cases the frame can be straightened. Take your bicycle to a Koga dealer. have your Koga dealer check the frame. The play on the top part of the chain may not exceed 2 cm (3A). Dirt and dust adhere well to them. Keep the frame clean. 3 Frame The frame can end up bent after an accident or a fall. A poorly lubricated chain rusts extremely quickly and is subject to excessive wear. Chain Make sure your chain is sufficiently lubricated. Perspiration Perspiration is highly conducive to corrosion. Frame number The frame number can be found on the frame sticker (2A). Maintenance Treat paint damage and rust spots immediately with original Koga paint pens (1A).A A 1 2 Always remove oil and grease residue from the paint.

The position of the shoe plates on Maintenance Regularly clean the pedals. Always turn the screws the same number of times on each pedal. Place your foot on the Click pedal. and a Click pedal on the other side. 1.com 15 dk fr uk de . clean the clamping mechanism of Click pedals. 2. Become familiar with how the Click pedals work before you start cycling. A Combi pedal is a normal pedal on one side. The shoe slips out of the Click pedal. The cycling shoes have a special shoe plate (1A) that clicks into place in the Click pedals. suitable for normal shoes. 4 Pedals Click and Combi pedals Click pedals work with special cycling shoes. After every ride.koga. Regularly clean the pedals. Clicking out the shoe. clean the clamping mechanism of Click peda. Always turn the screws the same number of times on each pedals. Turn your heel outwards (2). This improves the transmission of energy on the pedals. After every ride. Push your foot on the pedal (1). The shoe attaches firmly to the Click pedal (1) with a clearly audible click. 1. 2.B nl C LI C K A 1 2 A3 the shoes can often be adjusted (3B). www. Tighten or loosen the screw (3A) to adjust the gripping power of the Click pedal. 3. suitable for the special cycling shoes Adjustments and usage Clicking in the shoe.

Derailleur gears The left lever operates the front chain rings. it can result in damage to the frame. Setting the hub gear requires experience and special tools. Crank axle Regularly check the crank axle for play. Maintenance If gear shifting does not go smoothly. Tightening the crank axle requires special tools. When switching gears. 2. Gears The gears are used to shift the gear ratio as desired. Leave this job up to your Koga dealer. 1. Never operate both gear levers at the same time.3 2 1 1 2 3 4 2 3 4 5 6 7 5 6 7 8 12345678 3 2 1 12345678 1 2 3 4 Use gears in such a way that the chain runs diagonally as little as possible (1). never pedal backwards. You must not feel any play. Regularly check the crank axle for play. Leave this job up to your Koga dealer. have your Koga dealer adjust your gears. Hub gears The right lever operates the hub gears. but do not apply force to the pedals. If there is some play on the crank axle. 16 . The right lever operates the back chain rings. A chain that runs at too great an angle (2) will wear excessively. Stop pedalling when you change gears. Continue pedalling lightly while you switch gears.

The headshock front fork cannot be adjusted.A B A 1 2 Adjusting the double suspension front fork: • Turn the knob (1A) to set the stiffness of the spring.koga. • Turn the knob (1B) to fix or release the spring (lock-out). No brochure is supplied for the headshock front fork. Maintenance Keep the front suspension fork clean. Consult the appropriate brochure about adjustment and maintenance. The brochure of the front suspension fork is supplied standard with the Koga bicycle. Front suspension fork The front suspension fork comes in two models: • double suspension front fork (1) • headshock front fork (2) www. 3 4 Front fork Never cycle with a damaged or bent front fork. Leave this job up to your Koga dealer.com 17 dk fr uk de nl . Never try to repair a front fork or bend it back into shape. Keep the sliding part of the damper greased. Repairs to suspension elements require experience and special tools.

The braking distance is always longer. The registration form is in the bag you received with your Koga bicycle. Adjust the length of the stand. 3. Lowrider stand Certain models have a lowrider stand (3) mounted on the luggage carrier of the front wheel. Never transport more weight on the luggage carrier than specified. 2. 18 . That can result in the luggage carrier breaking and serious accidents.A A TUBUS A 1 2 Make sure luggage does not protrude and cannot come between moving parts of your Koga bicycle. Always park your bicycle out of the wind on a flat surface. Register your TUBUS front and back carriers for a 3-year guarantee on defects and for worldwide service (2A). Adjustable stand Adjust the stand: 1. Turn the nut (3A) to adjust the length of the lowrider stand. Tighten the screw. Loosen the screw (4A). 3 A 4 Luggage carrier The maximum load of the luggage carrier is engraved on the carrier (1A). TUBUS carriers The TREKKING models come standard with TUBUS front and back carriers. Stand Never mount your bicycle while it is parked on the stand. Use the lowrider stand if the bicycle is parked and there is luggage on the front wheel. Riding with luggage has a significant effect on the cycling behaviour of the bicycle.

16 page.Maintenance Regularly clean your Koga bicycle.000 km 3. Front suspension fork www. This can prevent unnecessary wear and/or damage and keeps your Koga bicycle in good condition. 15 page. 13 page. 6 page. Part Handlebar Breaks Wheels Chek Play in headset bearings of headset Operation of brakes Wear in brakes Tyre pressure Tread depth of tyres Wear of rims Operation of lights Play in chain Lubrication of chain Paint damage corrosion Cleanness Functioning of Click system Operation and switching behaviour Operation contamination Instruction page. 14 page. 14 page.koga. If in doubt. When After every ride in the rain 100 km 300-500 km Check Chain Brakes Gears service at your Koga dealer Chain Chain rings Back chain rings Play in headset Service at your Koga dealer Service at your Koga dealer Clean and grease Clean and grease Clean and grease Service at your Koga dealer Measure Clean and grease Clean and grease Clean and dry Regardless of the number of kilometres ridden. 10+11 Lights Chain Frame Pedals Gears page.000 km Always use the appropriate tools for maintenance.com 19 dk fr uk de nl . it is sensible to check various parts regularly according to the table below. 8 page. To maintain your bicycle you do need some knowledge of and experience in bicycle maintenance. 17 1. leave the work up to your Koga dealer.

The strength properties of stainless steel mean this material cannot be used everywhere.Race Trekking Mountainbike Electric hybrid Founder TwinTraveller * Including luggage Load* [kg] 110 140 120 110 110 250 Stainless steel connections are used where possible. 20 .20 30 20 . • Never replace bolts or nuts with randomly chosen other bolts and nuts. Always handle to the specified tightening torque for the part.20 9 . • Never use a high pressure cleaner to clean your Koga bicycle. Part Stem – cone Ahead binder bolts Handlebar screws Brake blocks Seat post binder bolt Pedals Wheel nut front Wheel nut front Torque [Nm] 15 . Dirt and dust adhere well to them. • Never use too much grease or lubricant. Leave this job up to your Koga dealer. Unless otherwise indicated. the following tightening torques apply.11 15 5-6 15 . • Protect non-stainless steel bolts and nuts against corrosion.Tools and aids The following aids can be useful for maintenance: • Tri-star tool • Stiff brush and/or toothbrush • Flannel cloth • Warm water with dishwashing liquid • Special degreasers and cleaning agents • Thick shoelace • Never use petrol as a cleaning agent.30 Technical data Maximum allowable load per model: Model Light touring .Comfort .25 25 .

the proof of purchase and/or the proof of ownership provided with the bicycle must be handed over to the dealer.1 Koga provides a guarantee only to the first owner of the bicycle in question.3 Contrary to the provisions of the previous paragraph. Incorrect adjustment/tensioning of the handlebar. except for the parts mentioned in paragraphs 1 and 4 of this article. b. 3. for consequential damage is expressly excluded.V.2 Any expenses of mounting or disassembly are at the expense of the owner.4 No guarantee is given for parts subject to wear.1.2 Furthermore. Technical repairs have not been performed in a competent manner. For frames and non-suspension front forks of racing bicycles and mountain bikes used for professional or semi-professional competitive use.koga. also assumes responsibility for any damage suffered. or are no longer available for the replacement guarantee frame are delivered free of charge in the first three years after the date of purchase. the way in which and the circumstances under which the bicycle is ridden and the care/maintenance the bicycle receives.Guarantee conditions for Koga bicycles Article 1 Guarantee 1. this part will be replaced by a new part or equivalent part. Koga B. provide information about the nearest Koga dealer. Article 3 Guarantee exclusions 3.2 For front suspension forks. 4. use of the bicycle for purposes for which it was not designed.1 Claims under this guarantee must – with presentation of the bicycle for inspection – be submitted via the Koga dealer from whom the bicycle was purchased. For other paintwork and chrome parts there is a guarantee period of 2 years for the absence of corrosion and oxidization from the inside.3. cannot. excessive weight.1 and 5.V. 1. The lifetime guarantee period is established on the basis of the duration of the useable life cycle of the bicycle. a guarantee period of 2 years applies to the absence of construction and/ or material defects. d. are at the expense of the owner. brakes.V.5 Among other things. break.V. e.2 Guarantee lapses in accordance with the provisions of articles 3.1 A guarantee claim accepted by Koga B.V. will be repaired or reimbursed at the discretion of Koga B. chain rings. The liability of Koga B. Not replacing parts in time such as brake or derailleur cables. has established that there is a question of material and/or construction defect.V.V. chain. In principle. 2.4 Parts that no longer fit technically. Any liability of Koga B. unless there is a question of construction and/or material defects.com 21 dk fr uk de nl . The provisions of this condition do not apply if and insofar as they arise from mandatory statutory provisions. brakes.3. all parts for which Koga B. geographical circumstances.2 If the owner has moved house or the dealer is no longer available. The duration of the useable life cycle is not equal to the duration of the lifetime guarantee period. expressly disclaims any responsibility for damage to (parts of) the bicycle as a result of: a. guarantee that frame types or colours remain available.1 Costs of transport of the bicycle and/ or parts from and to Koga B. A guarantee period of 3 years applies to Carbon and/or suspension frames. such as tyres. cables and brake blocks. Koga B. 4. is confined to what is set out in these guarantee conditions. Scandium and chrome-molybdenum frames and nonsuspension front forks. there is a guarantee on the absence of construction and/ or material defects for a period of 2 years.3 For paintwork of frame and nonsuspension front forks there is a guarantee period of 10 years for the absence of corrosion and oxidization from the inside.1 During the guarantee period. back gear rings. The duration of the useable life cycle of bicycles depends on the type of frame. 2. does not automatically mean that Koga B. At the same time.2 If a certain part qualifies for guarantee.1 The guarantee lapses in the following cases: a. 2. 2.3 The guarantee cannot be transferred. deformation and improper use. dampers and all other parts. service checks are not free of charge. 4. manufacturer during 3 years after the date of purchase. saddle. Article 5 Submitting a claim 5. tyres. This cycle depends to a great extent on various factors. will. The bicycle is used for hire or made available to more than one unspecified person in other ways. These preventative checks are important for preventing accidents and injuries.V. The bicycle has not been maintained in accordance with the user manual. Koga-Miyata frames and non-suspension front forks have a lifetime guarantee on the absence of construction and/or material defects. if requested. Parts mounted at a later date do not correspond with the technical specification of the bicycle in question or have been mounted incorrectly.V. the replacement parts are charged to the customer. quick release of the wheels and tyres. chain and gear wheels. derailleur set. seat post. Koga recommends all Koga bicycles be checked regularly by a recognized Koga-Miyata dealer for signs of potential problems such as corrosion. the second or following owner can only call in the party from whom the bicycle was purchased in the event of damage. this guarantee applying to all aluminium. 4. www. The above-mentioned guarantee periods apply to models from the model year 2007 onwards.V. Improper and/or careless use of the bicycle and use that does not correspond with its intended use. riding in all weather conditions or different climates. the following factors or a combination of these factors can influence the useable life cycle of a bicycle: use of the bicycle for competitions and intensive training. Koga B. Article 2 Guarantee period 2. Climatological influences such as normal weathering of paint or chrome rust. these factors are stated in article 2. Article 4 Guarantee parts Article 6 Liability 4. After this period. however. brake blocks. for frames and front forks the labour wages are at the expense of the 6. 5. c. b. if the bicycle is well maintained. c. quick release of the derailleur set.5. 4.1 Every Koga bicycle has a limited life. Koga sets this cycle at an average of 25 years. the so-called useable life cycle. 1. if the bicycle is well maintained.

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