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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:34 am 
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Hi

Any Xizang gurus that could ID the birth year of this frame?

I thought it was '97 just because of the decals, apparently not.

Thanks!


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:32 am 
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if you look in the first pages you will find this:

G-prefix serial numbers are all GAABBB, where AA is the frame size and BBB is the production sequence number of the frame, perhaps total for that size.

I don't know what "S" means

yours is identical to mine as rear dropouts and rear brake passage, I would say 93

this is my opinion, I hope I'm not wrong

I'm doing redoing the decals from Gil, I am attaching a photo from the example


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:49 am 
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Yeah those decal are 97... but there was never one on the serat stay, so been applied later.Also the brake noodle thing is from earlier than 96.

Serial numbers can be :
TTN nnn very early canadian ones
Gssnnn (sS=size, NNN=sequence number)
GTssnnn (sS=size, NNN=sequence number)
GTXyynnn (YY year, NNN sequence)
KBmynnnnn (M month, YY year NNNNN sequence)


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:53 am 
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Thanks T'boo Ted and Adri.75.

Appreciate the replies.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:31 pm 
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A friend of mine picked this up recently.
Another non GT TTN serial number bike.
I think there are enough examples floating around now
that we can conclude TTN serial numbers are Lavoie
built frames. Agreed?


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