The 2000 Mongoose Californian is a high performance 7005 aluminium, next-generation Newman frameset with Craig Reynolds' race geometry, Mongoose hollow chromoly 3 piece cranks, Mongoose race BMX front load stem. Dia-Compe V777 parallel push brake. Mongoose low profile racing tires. The stuff from which racing legends are made.
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Made in Taiwan.
Second digit in the serial indicates year of production (1999 or 2000). 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 5-8 month production and shipping timeline before they were sold in bike shops around the world. Bikes welded in the later months of the year would normally be made for the following year.