Lastly, it wouldn’t be a true Stranger Things bike without a giant headlight. Mongoose’s Legion L60 is a nice sweet spot build. It’s the same size as the L40 at 20.5-inches but the handlebars are bigger (1” wider and 0.75” taller). It also has an integrated head tube which means a stronger frame. The rims are also wider, which not only makes them stronger but also less prone to pinch flats on hard landings.
The single speed drivetrain is easy to use and maintain, while the DiaCompe MX brake kit delivers super-fast, reliable stopping power. Plus, the unique Mongoose Pro mongoose bmx bike Class drilled aluminum rims offer performance that won’t weigh you down. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a ride on the legendary California Special by Mongoose.
It was headed by Vice President of Manufacturing Hoppy Brooks, in his attempt to market motorcycle frames. Identifying the serial numbers on the early Mongoose frames is actually quite easy and intuitive with this guide.
Weighing in at 32.3 pounds, Max’s bike is rather hefty. It’s the first Stranger Things bike to feature dual brakes, though they were slow to engage and the levers were hard to pull. Overall, it looks cool, and you can ride it, but don’t expect a high-performance BMX bike. Mongoose’s BMX range starts off at the Legion L10. It’s made from hi-tensile steel with 1 piece cranks.
A cycling community enthusiastic about mountain biking and all things related. Gradual climbing up our neighborhood trails was OK for a while. Mongoose utilizes house branded parts to cover contact points like the grips, pedals and seat.
Within the landscape of youthful exploration, kids bikes reign supreme, serving as indispensable conduits for physical activity and skill development. Meticulously crafted, these bicycles prioritize safety and fun, offering a wide array of options tailored to various age groups and proficiency levels. Featuring robust frames and dependable braking mechanisms, these bikes ensure secure rides while enhancing essential motor skills. Parents seeking to nurture their child’s spirit of adventure can confidently invest in these bicycles, fostering both growth and recreation effortlessly. The unique LED circle illuminates your path while making you easily visible to others.
The L100 uses a complete 4130 Chromoly frame (not just the front half like the legion L100). This determines the “size” of the BMX, not the wheel size. Old school bmx decals for all your Mongoose and BMX Products bikes, including grips, pads, & seats.
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The range expanded to MTBs in the 80s and their range of bikes has continued to expand since. In the spirit of the show’s retro setting, Mongoose looked to authentic 1980s bike parts sourced from various thrift stores and garage sales around its headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. The frame and fork are replicas of those seen on vintage mongoose bicycles from the decade.