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1983 Mongoose Expert

#1 2012-03-05 2:07am

Mattman215
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1983 Mongoose Expert

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1983 Mongoose Expert

Old School Racer - Reborn

This is me on this bike when I was about 6 or 7. This was my very first Racer. Special thanks to my old man for hanging on to this all this time. Its a awesome feeling to have something that was your back in the day and be able to restore to bmx sweetness again!
Parts Breakdown
Frame/Fork - 1983 Mongoose Expert (Original Chrome)
Decals - BMX Products Replacement Chatsworth Expert
Bars - Mongoose Pro Class (Powder Coated Black)
Stem - Mongoose Pro Class (Polished)
Grips - BMX Products Mongoose Grips
Crank - Mongoose Stamped 165mm One Piece with Mongoose Stamped Bottom Bracket
Spider - Mongoose Pro Class - Polished
Chainring - Tagiki 44t (Anodized Red)
Chain - KMC
Pedals - Early 90's Mongoose Bear trap style
Wheels - Original Mongoose Pro Class with Original KK Hubs (powdered hoops/hub flanged, Polished spokes and brass nipples)
Freewheel - Suntour 16t
Tires - Comp 3 Yellow label Re-issue 20x1.75 Rear, 20x2.15 Front
Brakes - Dia Compe MX 1000's with Odyssey Pitbull Lever (red poly cover on lever)
Seat - Aero BMX seat, era correct for this bike
Seat Clamp - Tuff Neck style CSMX stamped gold clamp
Pads - New Repop


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What I'd give for a early 80's 26" GT Cruiser....

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#2 2012-03-05 8:14am

James Vigil
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Re: 1983 Mongoose Expert

Looks awesome :cool:


The pile of shit has a thousand eyes.

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#3 2012-03-05 8:47am

Mattman215
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Re: 1983 Mongoose Expert

Thanks! It was truly a privilege to restore my own old school racer


What I'd give for a early 80's 26" GT Cruiser....

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#4 2012-03-05 6:57pm

myone
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Re: 1983 Mongoose Expert

beutiful bro.:D


Everybody sing GOOOOO YANKEES !!!                      MAH!! COULD WE GET SOME MEATLOAF ??????????

Your gonna wear the shirt of the band your going to see??? DONT BE THAT GUY!!!!!!
R.I.P. Autmn Pasquale 12yrs. old you will not be forgotten. Murderd over BMX parts. UNFORGIVABLE.

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#5 2013-01-05 8:07am

kg1970
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Re: 1983 Mongoose Expert

Killer bike man, nice work....

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#6 2013-01-06 5:57pm

Mattman215
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Re: 1983 Mongoose Expert

kg1970 wrote:

Killer bike man, nice work....

Thanks man and thanks for the fave.


What I'd give for a early 80's 26" GT Cruiser....

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