Mongoose D 500 Bike 1998 or Older

3/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $300.00

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mongoose D 500

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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:5
Submitted by David Martin a Cross Country Rider from Shelbyville TN. USA

Date Reviewed: March 1, 2012

Strengths:    very good shifting and brakes also has a good rear suspension

Weaknesses:    I reaplaced wheels and tires and handle bares front forks are to soft seat to wide peedles are week.

Bottom Line:   
a good bike for wat ipaid this bike was a new bike when i found it. i put put high rise handle bars from race tech i also put dual aloy wheels and kenda mtn. bike tires on this bike i plan on putting new front forks on bike and disk brakes on front i hope to ride many more trails on this bike goodlord wheeling.

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Favorite Trail:   MARBILE PLAINS mtn. bike trails times ford state park

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   yard sale

Similar Products Used:   moongoose 26 xr 200 and geneis 26 xr26

Bike Setup:   i stifed up suspenion and put on a smaller seat and put on steal peedles.

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Wizard a Weekend Warrior from Scituate, MA

Date Reviewed: May 18, 2001

Strengths:    Shimano Derailers, Casette, RapidFires. REALLY Comfortable seat.

Weaknesses:    Poorly adjusted. Crappy trail tires.

Bottom Line:   
Ran it for about a year without a problem. Spent a couple of hours tightening everything that was loose, adjusting the derailers, and upgrading the tires before it was ready to really ride. Replaced the tires with Big Kahunas (better than the Tyranoraptors on my Giant). Once it was properly setup it was worth the money. It's too bad that they couldn't tack on a few dollars and set it up correctly to start with.

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Favorite Trail:   Wampatuck

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $269.00

Purchased At:   Bradlees

Similar Products Used:   Giant Warp DS2

Bike Setup:   Stock.

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Tom a Weekend Warrior from Deltona, FL, US.

Date Reviewed: March 29, 2001

Strengths:    Cheap Price for this bike

Weaknesses:    Suspension

Bottom Line:   
Can't find no specs on this bike or any information on it. Have a deflating problem with the back wheel. Over all you get what you pay for. If you have the money don't buy from a department store but go to a bike shop instead.

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Favorite Trail:   Little Econ

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Toys R US

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Ric Figueroa a Weekend Warrior from Bronx, NY USA

Date Reviewed: August 4, 2000

Strengths:    Comfortable ride, very nice design, great braking, good shifting

Bottom Line:   
I will not claim to be an expert biker but this bike is working pretty well so far. Great ride, feel and looks, too.I'm curious... Why can I find no info regarding this bike anywhere? Would like to read up on specs and reviews but can find none so maybe this is the first? Got it at ToysRus during their "May - Bike Month" promo and paid around $250. for it. People have told me that it is worth a lot more. Like I said... cool ride and the bike is very nice looking. Cool candy apple blue type color that really gleams..... So far it's held up to the best that can be dished out by Prospect Park, Central Park and Bronx River Park. I know this ain't hardcore riding but it's still fun!

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Favorite Trail:   Streets of NY (lol)

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Bike Setup:   Mongoose D 500 w/ Shimano V-brakes & Shimano 21 speed gear system.Dual shoacks w/ Ballistic 105 fork in front and DNM suspension (adjustable) in rear. I added a pair of Big Kahunas (Trek)and a Kalloy Uno seatpost.

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