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 Post subject: Is this a Rixon?
PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:40 pm 
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Were all Rixon frames numbered with a RX suffix?
I have one that has this and just bought another which doesn’t so, although it’s nicely built, it could be something else.
It looks to be an attempt to build to mid-Century style with 120mm spacing, highly recessed flutes on the chain stays, bolt-on brake fitting, flat fork crown.
There is no sign of a seam on the bracket shell and the threads are fairly deep. The seat bolt is recessed on one side for an allen bolt, the other side threaded.
Given that Rixon was a trading name and their builds were by Neil Shankland could this just be a refurb of a much old frame with a few modern touches added on. Others offer that service, did they?


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 Post subject: Re: Rixon
PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:23 pm 
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Rixon is the shop brand of Rick Green Cycles in Handforth which used to be my LBS.
https://en-gb.facebook.com/RickGreenCycles/

Don't recall a serial number on mine, unless it was hidden under the paint.

A discussion here mentions serial numbers.
https://www.lfgss.com/conversations/261940/


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:52 pm 
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Cheers, I saw that but it’s not conclusive. I will post some pictures of my mystery frame tomorrow.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:26 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Rixon
PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:24 pm 
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I have a Rixon from 1989, it doesn’t have any serial numbers under the b/b.
Mine now serves as my bike for Zwift miles.
You could contact Atlantic Boulevard as they built these bikes and helped me identify mine.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:20 am 
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Cheers Salty


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