1997 Mongoose

Motivator

RIDER STYLE
Allround
1997 Mongoose Mpotivator BMX Catalogue

The 1997 Mongoose Motivator BMX was the entry level allround race style BMX Hi-Ten frame and fork with many of the same components as the more expensive models.

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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
HI-TEN
HI-TEN
Chrome 2pc
Alex Heat Treated
36H F10/R10mm
Resin Composite
Alloy Sidepull
Alloy Cantilever
Alloy
Mongoose Race
Mongoose PVC
Polished Alloy
Blur Fat/Skinny
1pc 170 43T Steel

Headset Size

1"

Seatpost Size

26.0mm

Top Tube Size

Unknown

Original Colours

chrome blue black
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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.