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#1 2007-08-20 12:33pm

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1986 Mongoose Californian

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1986 Mongoose Californian

Mongoose frame/fork/bars, NOS '86 Mongoose decals, Sugino stem, Tioga Bear Trap 2 headset, AME grips, Dia Compe brakes, Oydessey 180mm cranks, Sugino spyder, Suntour chainring, KMC chain, Victor platform pedals, GT laid back seat post, Tuff Neck style seat clamp, NOS Flite pads, Lips Panelz number plate, Mongoose Pro Class wheels, Kenda tires, Messenger style seat.


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#2 2007-08-20 4:42pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

Hey, the Goose made it.......I want to say thanks to all that helped make this one possible......silverhw, atariager, justinhayes, and haywardbmxer. Hope I didn't leave anyone out......thanks again, 80's   smile


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"Do or do not, there is no try"......Yoda
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#3 2007-08-26 1:35pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

Love the build, like the pads and mags.

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#4 2007-08-26 2:01pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

very nice build.

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#5 2007-08-26 3:09pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

Thanks guys.......it was a fun build.


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WTB: 1" threaded chrome Robi forks
If at first you don't succeed, Do it like your Mom told you!
"Do or do not, there is no try"......Yoda
Next time you are feeling perfect, try walking on water! wink
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#6 2007-08-26 4:32pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

Now how cool is [i]that[/b]?! I love it! I have a set of those same mags. cool


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#7 2007-08-26 4:52pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

That goose is mint......


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#8 2008-02-23 2:27pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

Updated pics.........replaced mags with some Pro Class rims with some red rim strips I made myself. smile


ASAP.org ........check it out, I live with it daily
WTB: 1" threaded chrome Robi forks
If at first you don't succeed, Do it like your Mom told you!
"Do or do not, there is no try"......Yoda
Next time you are feeling perfect, try walking on water! wink
[img]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h283/80sbikedude/ICONATOR_df31bdad3e7e6d5857cf571cc4.gif[/img] Hook 'Em Horns

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#9 2008-02-23 3:22pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

very nice with the proclass on them. looking really sharp 80's


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#10 2008-02-23 4:29pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

Thanks trickstar.......need to start on the supergoose and the motomag I have to build. wink


ASAP.org ........check it out, I live with it daily
WTB: 1" threaded chrome Robi forks
If at first you don't succeed, Do it like your Mom told you!
"Do or do not, there is no try"......Yoda
Next time you are feeling perfect, try walking on water! wink
[img]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h283/80sbikedude/ICONATOR_df31bdad3e7e6d5857cf571cc4.gif[/img] Hook 'Em Horns

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#11 2008-08-17 8:09pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

Wow ,that came out awesome Lance,great job! I see the F/F went to the right guy.


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#12 2009-05-11 10:10pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

Nice goose, I have the twin in blue, seriously, check it out...haha same pads and everything.


Check out my new build.  85 Mongoose Expert (Blueberry Marshmallow)

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#13 2009-05-16 2:51pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

Thanks josh42182........thought about going with blue, but had other rides already in that color scheme........will check yours out as well. smile


ASAP.org ........check it out, I live with it daily
WTB: 1" threaded chrome Robi forks
If at first you don't succeed, Do it like your Mom told you!
"Do or do not, there is no try"......Yoda
Next time you are feeling perfect, try walking on water! wink
[img]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h283/80sbikedude/ICONATOR_df31bdad3e7e6d5857cf571cc4.gif[/img] Hook 'Em Horns

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#14 2009-06-30 5:03pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

Updated pics with some changes.....what do you think?


ASAP.org ........check it out, I live with it daily
WTB: 1" threaded chrome Robi forks
If at first you don't succeed, Do it like your Mom told you!
"Do or do not, there is no try"......Yoda
Next time you are feeling perfect, try walking on water! wink
[img]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h283/80sbikedude/ICONATOR_df31bdad3e7e6d5857cf571cc4.gif[/img] Hook 'Em Horns

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#15 2011-05-08 11:04am

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

building an 86 right now--need those decals bad cant find anywhere. any help?


Work In Progress: 86 Mongoose Californian
**NEED NOS RED DIA COMPE REAR BRAKE CABLE**

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#16 2011-09-07 11:58pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

80sbikedude wrote:

Updated pics.........replaced mags with some Pro Class rims with some red rim strips I made myself. smile

Another nice lookin goose bud! smile
What did ya use for the rim strips, if ya don't mind me asking?


I'm looking for the following frames, frame & forks or completes by BMX products:
MotoTrac (nickle or chrome), Racer-X or a Super-X (with the double gussets).
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I'm also johnng23604 at "Retro-goose", "VintageBMX" & "RADbmx"

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#17 2011-09-08 1:30pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

johnng23604 wrote:

80sbikedude wrote:

Updated pics.........replaced mags with some Pro Class rims with some red rim strips I made myself. smile

Another nice lookin goose bud! smile
What did ya use for the rim strips, if ya don't mind me asking?

Thanks.......red ribbon tongue


ASAP.org ........check it out, I live with it daily
WTB: 1" threaded chrome Robi forks
If at first you don't succeed, Do it like your Mom told you!
"Do or do not, there is no try"......Yoda
Next time you are feeling perfect, try walking on water! wink
[img]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h283/80sbikedude/ICONATOR_df31bdad3e7e6d5857cf571cc4.gif[/img] Hook 'Em Horns

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#18 2011-09-08 2:12pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

love a early mongoose and love the red big_smile


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#19 2011-09-09 12:14am

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

80sbikedude wrote:

johnng23604 wrote:

80sbikedude wrote:

Updated pics.........replaced mags with some Pro Class rims with some red rim strips I made myself. smile

Another nice lookin goose bud! smile
What did ya use for the rim strips, if ya don't mind me asking?

Thanks.......red ribbon tongue

yikes Really, from......


I'm looking for the following frames, frame & forks or completes by BMX products:
MotoTrac (nickle or chrome), Racer-X or a Super-X (with the double gussets).
Thanks wink
I'm also johnng23604 at "Retro-goose", "VintageBMX" & "RADbmx"

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#20 2011-09-09 12:26am

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

Love it:) Very cool rims.smile

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#21 2011-09-09 5:15pm

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Re: 1986 Mongoose Californian

johnng23604 wrote:

80sbikedude wrote:

johnng23604 wrote:


Another nice lookin goose bud! smile
What did ya use for the rim strips, if ya don't mind me asking?

Thanks.......red ribbon tongue

yikes Really, from......

yep really from the craft store..........a whole $2.49


ASAP.org ........check it out, I live with it daily
WTB: 1" threaded chrome Robi forks
If at first you don't succeed, Do it like your Mom told you!
"Do or do not, there is no try"......Yoda
Next time you are feeling perfect, try walking on water! wink
[img]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h283/80sbikedude/ICONATOR_df31bdad3e7e6d5857cf571cc4.gif[/img] Hook 'Em Horns

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