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#1 2013-05-28 5:52pm

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From: 6202', CO
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1980 Mongoose Motomag

1980 Mongoose Motomag

My first

This was the bike that started it all.  My dad took me to Bud's Bike Shop in Cucamonga, CA to pick out my very first BMX bike.  It originally came with chrome steel Femco rims, a coaster brake and the cheapest stock components.  Over time I replaced stock with anodized parts and eventually got a freewheel and brakes.  The frame cracked at the seat post and was replaced with a chrome Redline MX-II.  I have no idea what I did with the frame.
Go figure!  Who knew I would need a drive-side shot for BMX Museum 31 years later?  big_smile



#2 2013-05-28 8:00pm

GAry Jr.
From: Diving In Your Dumpster
Registered: 2009-09-07
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Re: 1980 Mongoose Motomag

Awesome story and goose smile

How to post pictures in the forms

Ride In Peace Autumn Pasquale



#3 2013-08-21 9:43am

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From: Colorado
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Re: 1980 Mongoose Motomag

This is awesome Kelly, don't you wish you still had the bike and the hair! lol



#4 2014-01-11 3:19pm

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From: 1060 West Addison
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Re: 1980 Mongoose Motomag

Great picks and story! cool

NTKK, snakebelly skinwall in Black 20 x 2.125, Show condition or
Competition 2, skinwall in Black 20 x 2.125, Show condition
Mint SCRAMBLER TIRES: suction cup w/gumwall. Orphan or pair
Needs: 79 or 80 nos/mint Chestnut brown SX-100 or SX-500 Scrambler frame - Single Gusset, smooth brazing, made in Chi-town not Taiwan.
RED O.G. Sting handlebar pad.



#5 2017-05-02 4:23pm

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From: North Cackalacky
Registered: 2011-09-25
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Re: 1980 Mongoose Motomag


that cracked me up. great bike and comments. cool

44t BMX Club - NC Chapter

"Two hundred years of American technology has unwittingly created a massive cement playground of unlimited potential. But it was the the minds of 11 year olds that could see that potential."
Craig Stecyk - Skateboarder Magazine - 1975



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