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1982 Mongoose Two-Four

1982 Mongoose Two-Four

Craigslist ad: "30 years boy no ride. Every time chain get rusty, he say "I hate stupid bike!" and throw in dumpster."

Rides like a dream.

Pat Morita Bicycle, Mr. Miyagi on the Mongoose two-four! Karate Kid Bike.

I rode it across Iowa in RAGBRAI XLII and for one day, I wore Daniel Larusso's shower costume - guess which day the wind decided to blow like crazy? 

Karate Kid Shower Costume RAGBRAI

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Submitted by zeekle

  • Race
  • Company: Mongoose
  • Model: Two-Four
  • Wheel Size: 24"
  • Toptube length: 22"
  • Headtube size: 1"
  • Details Rims: ARAYA 24X1.75
    Hubs: SUNSHINE
    Seat: BROOKS B17 Imperial
    Original Seat: Blue ELINA (not pictured)
    Spider: Mongoose Quick-Change Gold Spider
    Cranks: Mongoose 175mm
    Brakes: DIA-COMPE 890
    Brake Levers: DIA-COMPE "B"
    Original Brake Cables stamped: "DIA-COMPE ★ 81 M A 5"

    Front chainrings: 39T/45T/52T
    Rear 5-speed freewheel: SUNTOUR "Perfect 8" 14T/17T/21T/26T/32T
    Rear derailleur: SUNTOUR V GT LUXE
    Front derailleur: SUNTOUR COMPE V
    Shifters: SUNTOUR "Power Thumb" friction shifters