1997 Mongoose

Expert Pro Cruiser

RIDER STYLE
Race
1997 Mongoose Expert Pro BMX Catalogue

The 1997 Mongoose Expert Pro Cruiser BMX has a 100% Tange double-butted CR-MO frame with oversized down tube and classic loop tail design, 1 1/8 threadless fork with 1 1/8" blades. Formula 36-hole hubs and Mongoose annodised alloy rims.

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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% Tange CR-MO
CR-MO
Expert Pro CR-MO
Alloy 36H
F10/R10mm
Competition Alloy
None
Shimano Alvio Canti
Alloy
Expert Race
Mongoose Kryton
Polished Alloy
Blur Fat/Skinny
1pc 175 44T 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.