Mongoose Massif 2002 Full Suspension

4/5 (1 Reviews)


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Matthew Pearce a Cross Country Rider from Sydney, NSW, Australia

Date Reviewed: June 17, 2002

Strengths:    New Hot Links rear swing arm setup stops a lot of the bobbing up and down, whilst trecking along horizontal trails. Improved Hayes Cable Disc Brakes, Much faster than Fairlane 2001

Weaknesses:    Typical teething problems, initial disc brake squeeling, bottom bracket loosening, Rear suspension swing arm sticking, But all fixed in 6 week free service

Bottom Line:   
Great bike for someone who wants to kick around on something reliable, I personally am set in my ways and ride mainly my local tracks, and for that I really don't a top end piece. hydrolic disc brakes and top-end suspension would be a bit of overkill for what I want to do. Kind of like purchasing a pentium 4 5000 Gigahertz computer to play pac-man. For your local basher, the perfect bike.

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Favorite Trail:   Red Hill, Beaconhill NSW

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1649.00

Purchased At:   The Big Bicycle Shop, Willoughby

Similar Products Used:   Mongoose Fairlane 2001, Mongoose DX 8.3 2000, Mongoose SX 6.7 1999

Bike Setup:   Stock, with profile platform pedals and barends

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