BMX Bikes, Mountain Bikes, Kids Bikes

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. This determines the “size” of the BMX, not the wheel size. Back in 1974, the BMX Products, Inc company was schwinn mountain bicycles originally known for their famous MotoMags wheels which were produced from cast magnesium. RECO (Racer Engineering Company) was a wholly owned manufacturing division created for insurance purposes to be separate from BMX Products, Inc, even though RECO was always produced in-house.

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If you require any further information on sizing our Customer Service team is on hand to answer your questions. You can also shop our collection of Mongoose Scooters and Mongoose Bikes to stay ahead of the competition. Use our size, price and colour filters to help you find the right style for you. From CW racing, the excessively talkative Magoo made the move to GT, starting off in administration and ending up in advertising and team management capabilities.

Inevitably, wider society was sooner or later going to come into contact with BMX. A significant milestone in this regard was the release of the 1982 film ‘E.T. The Extra Terrestrial’ – directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring a young Henry Thomas as Elliott Taylor. Featuring the iconic scene in which the boys are being chased by schwinn mountain bicycles cops on BMX bikes, pedalling at speed, tearing around the neighborhood, jumping and eventually taking flight. For BMX to be shown in this light was a landmark moment – a demonstration to the general public of how rad BMX can be. It’s the same size as the L40 at 20.5-inches but the handlebars are bigger (1” wider and 0.75” taller).

With a BMX resume like no other (stemming from the early 1970s in which BMX was emerging), ‘Magoo’ arrives at Mongoose headquarters after having diversified and finessed product development knowledge at GT in the years prior. The other style of Mongoose Bicycles are those low-end, mass-produced bikes which are distributed by major chain-stores at discount prices. We at SkateHut understand that choosing the correct size online can be hard.

We value the uniqueness of every cyclist and aim to provide a diverse range of products to meet all needs, making each journey enjoyable and distinctly yours. Every interaction with us enhances your cycling experience and brings you closer to your next adventure. Nonetheless, the popularity of the ‘Mini Scoot’ meant that the company was able to strengthen and consolidate its vision, the Mongoose brand continues. Another character falling under the ‘iconic’ umbrella is the infamous Harold ‘Magoo’ McGruther.