1988 Mongoose Expert
Back in black
It's fair to say I was never really a mongoose fan. Nobody I knew back when I was a kid owned one. I had a supermax which I loved. I knew someone with a huffy pro thunder. There were various generic department store BMX's kicking around. And a spoiled kid that had a diamond back silver streak (he also had a gray nicolls four scoop cricket bat..... hated that kid!).
Anyway, that all changed when in 1983 I saw an ad for the Pro Class. Wow!
Fast forward several decades and I rediscovered the wonderful world of old school BMX. I'd just bought a hotfoot (also in the museum), and decided to build a mongoose. And the choice? Pro class..... well, at least something that was built on the pro class frame. I found this '88 Expert frame online, and away I went. So....... again it's not entirely period correct, but it's still a cool bike in my view. I've since sourced a couple of early mongoose frames (a motomag and a supergoose) which I might build up at some point.
Until then, I hope you like this one. Oh, and the last couple of photos show it with a pair of red shoes, just for weddings, parties, etc. ;-)
Submitted by Bmxdirector