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1975 short mongoose [FINISHED]

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One of the earlier goose frames still alive.......... No. 332 off the production line......

Parts run down:

Restored 1975 mongoose short frame - serial 10332
NOS Ashtabula forks
Survivor SIMI stamped motomag 1's
NOS Cheng shin C183 tyres
Survivor Ashtabula crank
Survivor Schwinn BB
Survivor Schwinn Chainwheel
NOS Union pedals
Survivor Schwinn Messinger seat
NOS Rampar seat clamp
NOS unstamped MX headset
Survivor Ashtabula stem / gooseneck
Survivor box bars
NOS Hunt Wilde grips
NOS black pad set

And here she is..........

 

 

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:wow:that bike is FIRE!    :Booyah:

 

the early number, clean simi mags, parts choice, pictures....everything is dope.

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That bike is sweet! I love that color it’s a real attention grabber.

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Beautiful !!! what a time machine flashback that is !!!

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Posted (edited)

Well done! My only minuscule critique would be that the Mongoose/BMX Products tagged Mesinger didn’t appear until a couple years afterwards... Everything else is spot on imo. What could be better than a ‘75 Mongoose lovingly preserved... A true cornerstone of early American BMX history. 

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Super clean and simple.  Well done.

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On 8/24/2020 at 11:12 PM, mongoosedrummer said:

Well done! My only minuscule critique would be that the Mongoose/BMX Products tagged Mesinger didn’t appear until a couple years afterwards... Everything else is spot on imo. What could be better than a ‘75 Mongoose lovingly preserved... A true cornerstone of early American BMX history. 

looks like it's a schwinn seat. 

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18 hours ago, TrulyOdd said:

looks like it's a schwinn seat. 

Great bike! It is a Schwinn seat. 

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Thanks for the comments guys, much appreciated.

And yes, it's a non-quilted schwinn messinger seat :)

 

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