1997 Mongoose

DMC

RIDER STYLE
Freestyle/Flatland
1997 Mongoose Mpotivator BMX Catalogue

The Mongoose DMC BMX - the Dennis McCoy signature freestyle/flatland ride returns for 1997. The identifying features of the 1997 Mongoose DMC BMX frame are: Oversized tubing on the seat stays and chain stays with depressed drive-side chain stay for chainwheel clearance, 1 1/8" head set and 1 1/8" threadless fork, U-brake mount on chain stay.

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ORIGINAL SPECS
For this model
Frame
Fork
Handlebar
Rims
Hubs
Pedals
Front Brakes
Rear Brakes
Levers
Seat
Grips
Stem
Tyres
Cranks
100% CR-MO
CR-MO peg mount
DMC 4pc
Araya Super 907X
48H F10/R10mm
Competition Alloy
DiaCompe 883
DiaCompe 990
Alloy
Mongoose Freestyle
Mongoose Kryton
Polished Alloy
DMC skinwall 20x1.75
3pc 175 43T Alloy

Headset Size

1 1/8"

Seatpost Size

26.0mm

Top Tube Size

Unknown

Original Colours

chrome
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Serial Number
Format

HFFX000000 HFGY000000
Made in Taiwan.
Fourth Letter in the serial indicates year of production. F=1996 or G=1997. X in the example above indicates production Month (E to L - May to Dec). Y in the example above indicates production Month (A to D - Jan to April).

Bikes made in Taiwan usually had an 8 month production and shipping timeline before they were sold in bike shops around the world. In May of any year, factories would usually switch production to making models for the following year.