This ain't softcore, baby. The Triple X is a 100% hardcore trail bike. Viagra fortified, full chromoly frame and a fat axled wheelset that just won't quit. Ride on, ride hard! 100% Cro-Moly Frame with Monster tubes & Squareback stays. RL Cro-Moly Monster trail fork. RL Cro-Molv Trail Bar with square crossbar. RL Super "E" Chrome rims. RL high flange sealed bearing hubs. Tektro U-brakes.
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Made in Taiwan.
First two letters indicate factory code. Third Letter in the serial indicates year of production. C=1998 or D=1999. X in the example above indicates production Month (E to L - May to Dec). Y in the example above indicates production Month (A to D - Jan to April).
Bikes made in Taiwan usually had an 8 month production and shipping timeline before they were sold in bike shops around the world. In May of any year, factories would usually switch production to making models for the following year.