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1983 Mongoose Californian

#1 2018-05-29 8:39am

BMredneX
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1983 Mongoose Californian

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1983 Mongoose Californian

I built this for a friend who had one back in the day.

1983 Mongoose Californian frame/fork with original finish and new decals from BMX Products
Pro size Mongoose Pro Class handlebars with original finish
Pro Class rims with Suzue hubs, original matching set that came off of a survivor I picked up some time ago, just cleaned them up and added homemade rim strips
Pro Class brake calipers with nos Lee Chi Tech III levers
Pro Class disc with Takagi chain ring
SR tubular crank
SR P-468 pedals
SR MS-422 stem
Viscount Aero seat, nos with OG guts
Mongoose MX hinged seat clamp
seat post unknown but era correct, came off of an old survivor I picked up some time ago
bottom bracket unknown but era correct, pulled from spare parts bin
Tioga headset with Mongoose stamped top nut
Suntour BMX freewheel
new Mongoose grips from BMX Products
Cheng Shin Compe III tires
Reproduction pad set


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#2 2018-05-29 8:59am

skdevore
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Re: 1983 Mongoose Californian

Holy Time Capsule Batman!!!   :o:o:o


There's no help for this Museum Junkie!


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#3 2018-05-29 8:03pm

Midlifegoose
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Re: 1983 Mongoose Californian

My exact bike. Do you know what the cost was new in ‘83? What could you sell that for today? Nice work btw


Life's battles don't always go
To the stronger or faster man;
But sooner or later the person who wins
Is the one who thinks he can! Walter D.Wintle

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