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Old 12-01-04, 10:25 PM
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ok, ok, sorry, a couple of them are pretty good.
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Old 12-02-04, 12:13 AM
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how about none... if bmxtrix say they are shi* im pretty sure they are... hes like kinda smart.
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Old 12-02-04, 02:19 PM
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you all of you are jus commercialized, institutionalized and your coments are randomized. i ain't sayin all mongoose are good, but mine sure as hell is.
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I have seen some of the new Mongoose bikes online...

Before anyone makes any comments, I suggest you actually look at the new Mongoose Team bikes.

The best Huffy on the market, is about one fourth the quality of the Team Mongoose bikes.

They are using the Odyssey Cassette hub, include chrome rims on any wheel that needs braking power, magnesium pedals, 30/11 gearing (!!!), Sun rims, Snafu tires, entirely chromoly...

Holy crap, that bike is VERY good - perhaps one of the best complete bikes available on the market today from any manufacturer. I do not say that lightly. The new Mongoose bikes on the performance end of things, are a call back to the day when the Mongoose Californian or Team Mongoose was the best of the best for bikes on the bmx track.

On the other hand, they still have a fair amount of garbage in their lineup on the lower end of the spectrum that is probably to much money to spend and can there are likely other options that are better for the money.

Exact link to bike: https://www.mongoose.com/bikes/detail..._US&brandID=44
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Old 12-02-04, 06:03 PM
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Well, at least they're finally stepping up to the plate with something quality rather than making the 2005 series of bikes just as bad as the previous years'.
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Old 12-02-04, 08:31 PM
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I don't care what you guys say, i love my huffy. It's lightweight and super durable.
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You know, every time I read one of your statements about how great your Huffy is, I can't help but think of a kid doing barturns off curbs.
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Old 12-02-04, 09:04 PM
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Originally Posted by jRC1088
I don't care what you guys say, i love my huffy. It's lightweight and super durable.
You need to read your sig line and add - or Toys-R-Us - then think about a new bike.
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Old 12-02-04, 09:07 PM
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*******s i dont dis your bikes.
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thast because most of them have
S&M's, Metal, Poverty, DK and all the non-walmart brands
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Old 12-04-04, 07:52 PM
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Originally Posted by BeeTL
No problem!

You know, to be completely accurate, girl's bikes are MONGEESE and boy's bikes are MONGANDERS!
Mongeese and Geese are two seperate animals, so technically, there is no such thing as a mongander.
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Originally Posted by haro_rider09
thast because most of them have
S&M's, Metal, Poverty, DK and all the non-walmart brands
i'm not as good as you guys. i don't have an S&M, metal, poverty, or dk bike
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Old 12-05-04, 12:03 AM
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Originally Posted by rice400
i'm not as good as you guys. i don't have an S&M, metal, poverty, or dk bike
f--k you haro!
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Well i've grown up on mongooses. they used 2 b good but now i got a MirraCo, Haro, and an Intense. I'd rather stick with what i got now then buy one of the new Mongooses
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Holy thread necromancy, Batman!
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Originally Posted by BMXTRIX View Post
I have seen some of the new Mongoose bikes online...

Before anyone makes any comments, I suggest you actually look at the new Mongoose Team bikes.

The best Huffy on the market, is about one fourth the quality of the Team Mongoose bikes.

They are using the Odyssey Cassette hub, include chrome rims on any wheel that needs braking power, magnesium pedals, 30/11 gearing (!!!), teenforums Sun rims, Snafu tires, entirely chromoly...

Holy crap, that bike is VERY good - perhaps one of the best complete bikes available on the market today from any manufacturer. I do not say that lightly. The new Mongoose bikes on the performance end of things, are a call back to the day when the Mongoose Californian or Team Mongoose was the best of the best for bikes on the bmx track.

On the other hand, they still have a fair amount of garbage in their lineup on the lower end of the spectrum that is probably to much money to spend and can there are likely other options that are better for the money.

Exact link to bike: https://www.mongoose.com/bikes/detail..._US&brandID=44
Hi could you please explain what kind of options you have in mind ? thanks

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Old 02-09-12, 11:52 AM
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Hi could you please explain what kind of options you have in mind ? thanks
That was posted eight years ago. I haven't seen that guy post in the four years I've been a member. Headin down a dead-end road, man.
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Old 02-26-12, 10:33 AM
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All in all, it's a good affordable beginners bike. Buy it at Walmart, if it's not what you like you can always take it back.
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8 years? Wow! Could be a zombie thread record!!!!

I love my Mongoose MTB, it's not from the Walmart line, though.

Ever since the bad Mongeese hit the Walmart floors, the good ones can be had on craigslist pretty cheap sometimes.
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Old 02-26-12, 08:48 PM
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8 years? Wow! Could be a zombie thread record!!!!
Right? Almost makes me want to find the oldest thread possible to resurrect.

/UMadBro?
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