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1981 Team Mongoose

#1 2009-11-19 2:48am

shamus
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1981 Team Mongoose

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1981 Team Mongoose

CANDY RED TEAM BIKE

Bought this bike as a chrome/nickel finish original.Discovered original colour was candy red on steerer tube of forks
when i stripped it down.Cleaned and polished nickel finish and finished in candy red powder.New sumo rims,new shimano
hubs,NOS MX 900 and Shimano lever,new decal set and mongoose grips,izumi chain.
Updated photos with Dura ace cranks and red padest.


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#2 2009-11-19 2:51am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

Wow!! nice build...
Reminds me of one of the firs "real" bikes I ever wanted..
I bet the red clear is MUCH better than original kind, that flaked and chipped when looked at wrong..
Looks very era specific, thanks for adding to the bmxmuseum!


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#3 2009-11-19 5:08am

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#4 2009-11-19 5:16am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

stunner!

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#5 2009-11-19 6:32am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

That's one pretty bike


Looking for a 75 Mongoose

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#6 2009-11-19 6:34am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

That's one pretty bike


Looking for a 75 Mongoose

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#7 2009-11-19 7:34am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

Nice!

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#8 2009-11-19 10:51am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

That's a sweet lookin goose.
Saved as a favorite!


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 ;)
I'm also johnng23604 at "Retro-goose", "VintageBMX" & "RADbmx"

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#9 2009-11-19 11:50am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

beautiful resto shamus.  as good as it gets.


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S&s Tiger Teeth Chainwheel
Sr Gt Power Series Crankset

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#10 2009-11-19 3:14pm

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

Wow it dont get any better then that bro PEACE(MYONE);)


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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#11 2009-11-19 6:44pm

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

this looks sick :cool: , awesome goose , instant fave


TOPHER

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#12 2009-11-19 11:00pm

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

Very cool build. I like the candy red color! Awesome ride Bro! :D

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#13 2009-11-20 3:47am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

Awesome and wicked!! Beautiful Finish ;)

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#14 2009-11-20 5:53am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

I like the way you restored this fine machine.

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#15 2009-11-22 11:47pm

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

Thanks for all the nice comments,:)

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#16 2009-11-25 2:33am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

You must be stoked with this one Shane?   Is that your fastest build to date because i was still unwrapping the pedals i got off Des and you had this finished!!   Looks sweet bro, cant wait to see your next build!!!
Have you sent scooter a photo?

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#17 2009-11-25 2:43am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

i like it .......great color


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#18 2009-12-04 1:54am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

Sweet bike. That colour is great!!!

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#19 2009-12-21 4:28pm

shamus
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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

Updated photos taken on a sunny day!

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#20 2010-01-27 9:09pm

runtime
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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

One of the sweetest Mongoose builds in the Museum. Your bike looks like the ones on the showroom floor BITD :-)

I couldn't afford one "off the shelf" so mine was a mongrel Mongoose like this one that I have put together (very similar to my ride BITD) :) http://bmxmuseum.com/bikes/mongoose/22120


Any other OS Whyalla riders out there?

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#21 2010-02-15 1:19pm

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

Well this Goose is a real eye candy Well done:P

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#22 2010-02-16 8:39am

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

Very nice paint combo

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#23 2010-10-05 5:08pm

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

man, thats sweet !!!


I really have BMX bikes....I swear....

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#24 2010-10-11 2:10pm

shamus
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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

81 TEAM MONGOOSE,UPDATED PHOTOS

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#25 2010-11-16 1:35pm

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Re: 1981 Team Mongoose

great goose

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