1997 Mongoose

The Fuzz

RIDER STYLE
Dirt/Jump
1997 Mongoose The Fuzz BMX Catalogue

All new for 1997 is the Mongoose The Fuzz - Tim "Fuzzy" Hall's new signature bike. The Fuzz features completely new frame design with 1 1/8 threadless fork with 1 1/4" butted CR-MO blades. Low mounted DiaCompe 990 brakes for ultimate stopping power. Formula 48-hole hubs and Araya Super 907X double wall chrome 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% CR-MO
CR-MO
Chrome CR-MO
Araya Super 907X
F10/R13mm
Alloy Competition
none
DiaCompe 990
DiaCompe MX-101
Solution Kevlar
Mongoose Kryton
Polished Alloy
Blur Fat/Skinny
3pc 180 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.