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Is this the good or ****e mongoose bike

Old 01-01-21, 12:00 AM
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Is this the good or ****e mongoose bike

apparently I need 10 posts to upload pic. aargh
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Old 01-01-21, 12:04 AM
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Usually bolt on wheels aren't a positive sign of anything good. Quick release or thru-axle tend to point towards a better quality.
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Old 01-01-21, 12:13 AM
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no quick release on this one, old model it is
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Originally Posted by shrapper View Post
no quick release on this one, old model it is
Quick release has been around since 1927 according to wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quick_release_skewer

As for the bike, the front suspension and disc brakes means it's from this century.. It's a department store bike.
https://www.bikeradar.com/news/mongo...ponsored-post/
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Old 01-01-21, 01:32 AM
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good. def not worth it

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The road of good/great BMX companies to MTB success to buyout to low end to some trying to re-establish a reputation is an interesting one.

The mid/late 90’s marked the demise of many bike manufacturers that started out years earlier as pioneers and were overtaken by the inability to compete with the big brands.

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That's a 2014-ish Mongoose Sector, which is low-end but not total ahite. Sold at Halfords UK for 329-399.

It has an Altus derailleur which is a step and a half above the non-group derailleurs and a step above Tourney. Probably a low-end coil spring fork, which aren't the nicest but usually require less maintenance than air forks.

I wouldn't pay any more than $40 USD.

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Old 01-02-21, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
That's a 2014-ish Mongoose Sector, which is low-end but not total ahite. Sold at Halfords UK for 329-399.

It has an Altus derailleur which is a step and a half above the non-group derailleurs and a step above Tourney. Probably a low-end coil spring fork, which aren't the nicest but usually require less maintenance than air forks.

I wouldn't pay any more than $40 USD.
used, going for $18, but now I think I'll pass for a hardtail
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