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Return of the Mongoose Hooligan – A 90s Traditional BMX returns as a 29er


Mongoose has revived the Hooligan, a traditional BMX from the 90s reborn with 29″ wheels. The so-called Large BMX is made for “driving the streets like a boss“, for many who need the playfulness and magnificence of a BMX however the fast-rolling effectivity of 29″ wheels for going the gap. It is available in three types, together with a 26” Fats Bike.

Mongoose Hooligan 29″ BMX

2022 mongoose hooligan 29er big bmx street riding

The Mongoose Hooligan was a BMX workhorse all through the Nineteen Nineties, a staple within the lineup from 1990 by means of to 2001. The youthful viewers could also be extra accustomed to the Mongoose Hooligan as a scooter, another automobile for the take-offs and rails of the skate park. In 2022 it makes its return as a BMX, solely with 29″ wheels this time, versus the a lot smaller 20″ wheels one would usually see on a BMX.

2022 mongoose hooligan 29er bmx hi tensile steel frame blue

The 2022 Mongoose Hooligan Hello-Ten metal body will probably be accessible from Could seventeenth in Blue or Black colorways

These greater hoops and the longer rear-centre size that comes together with them will change the bike’s nature considerably, making it a good bit tougher to jib about on, at the very least for many mortals anyway. The Hooligan retains different hallmarks of a BMX with a single-speed drivetrain (25T chainring a 13T sprocket), a rear brake solely, and a braced 5″ rise handlebar, with a Mongoose-branded high tube pad on the metal body choices.

The Mongoose Hooligan will probably be accessible in three codecs:

  • Hooligan: Hello-Ten metal body
  • Hooligan AL: 6061 aluminum body
  • Hooligan Fats: Tectonic T1 6061 aluminum body

2022 mongoose hooligan hi-ten steel frame black

Essentially the most inexpensive of these is the Hello-Tensile, retailing at $529.99 USD for the entire bike, accessible in black and blue colorways. The Hooligan AL will set you again a bit of extra at $579.99 USD. Whereas the body itself is product of 6061 aluminum, its inflexible fork is identical Hello-Tensile metal seen on the lower-end bike. This one is on the market in silver and inexperienced colorways.

2022 mongoose hooligan bmx 29" wheels green frame aluminum

The Aluminum body Mongoose Hooligan will probably be accessible from June 2022 in Inexperienced and Silver colorways

The 2 29ers are an identical of their geometry with a 70° head tube angle, 71° seat tube angle and BB drop of 65mm. The highest tube size is available in a 640mm paired with 454mm chainstays. They’re spec’d with a 48mm stem and 5″ rise bars at 730mm large.

2022 mongoose hooligan 26" fat bike bmx

Inventory of the 26″ Mongoose Hooligan BMX Fats Bike is due this Fall

The Hooligan Fats BMX will get an aluminum body too, with a distinct geometry primarily based round its 26″ wheels and 4″ tires. It additionally advantages from a entrance brake, too. It goets a shorter entrance finish however a for much longer rear-centre to accomodate the huge rear tire, and it’s 5mm greater than the 29er. It’s also spec’d with an extended 90mm attain stem and a narrower 700mm bar with a 6″ rise. That one is the most costly of the lot, retailing at $749.99 USD. 

2022 mongoose holigan 29er geometry 26" fat bike

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