Have questions or want to discuss cycling? Join Now or Sign In to participate in the BikeRide community.

New: Take part in the February Giveaway for Villy Custom Elvis beach cruiser valued at $590 💙


Mongoose Sycamore -- All Terrains?
#1
Hey Guys,
Picked up a new addition to my older Mountain bike collection today(see pic). Doesn't look like it's going to be too bad to clean up and get going again. Definitely going to need some new cables.
Does anyone know how to measure frame size on these older Mongoose frames? I'm not sure if it is center of crank to top end of seat tube or to the center of the top tube. I believe GT does their sizing a little different than the others, but not sure about Mongoose.
Also, does anyone know about what year this bike is? Maybe you had one?...
Thanks,
PJ
  Reply
#2
I would put it @1988. Sorry I do not have a scanner so the pic is bad but is says that frame size is measured from the center of the crank to the center of the toptube where it intersects the seat tube. The earliest brochure I could find quickly and snap this pic is from 1993 so I would imagine yours is the same. I used to be a mongoose dealer back then. by the brakes and if it is an 18 speed i would say 1988. to many years and to many beers! Smile nice bike though. what crank do you have on it? I may have a new one or two buried somewhere
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
  Reply
#3
Ahhh,... I was measuring to the very top end of seat tube and getting 22".
Awesome !!!...
Thanks for the help !!!!!!!,
PJ
  Reply
#4
(07-18-2013, 01:08 AM)!TREK4ME! Wrote:  Ahhh,... I was measuring to the very top end of seat tube and getting 22".
Awesome !!!...
Thanks for the help !!!!!!!,
PJ
My size Smile
Nigel
  Reply
#5
Just not my size... Dag-gummit !!... I was wandering why it felt so small...
Looks like a 20", I need at least a 21", but 22" is even better. Oh, well...
Man, I hate being TALL sometimes !!
Thanks again,
PJ
  Reply


Forum Jump:

[-]
10 Latest Posts
Identify and Appraise Vintage Torelli Ro...
Yesterday 05:21 PM
Vintage bike stuff
Yesterday 11:26 AM
Hello from Oregon!
Yesterday 04:07 AM
Cracked shimano DI2 front derailleur
02-07-2023 10:51 AM
Bikepacking/gravel bikes
02-07-2023 03:45 AM
Help riding this tricycle
02-05-2023 01:00 PM
What was your first bicycle?
02-05-2023 10:02 AM
Riding in a foreign country?
02-04-2023 02:02 PM
Club Rides
02-04-2023 10:08 AM
ONLINE BIKE PURCHASING & SHIPPING
02-03-2023 07:48 PM

[-]
Join BikeRide on Strava
Feel free to join if you are on Strava: www.strava.com/clubs/bikeridecom

[-]
Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. Sybian
15 posts
no avatar 2. enkei
14 posts
no avatar 3. Talha
11 posts
no avatar 4. Jason in Ecuador
11 posts
no avatar 5. Lss555
11 posts