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 mongoose mgx-dxr
im thinking of getting a mgx-dxr from e-bay. i cannot find out any info on the bike. any info on original price and quality of this model is appreciated
Posted by Christopher rozier a 21 year old Weekend Warrior riding a mongoose mgx-dxr from ga on 01/31/01

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  •  Re: mongoose mgx-dxr
    I bught one a month ago and I realy like it, I paid $117 at wally mart and had no problems with yet. I do some down hill and cros.cuntry with it, it a little to hevey for road trips but the added wight makes you go faster down hills 8). its all steel and comes with a crapy no-name fork, but the back shock is o.k. nice wheels but poor tires. and NO water bottle!!
    Posted by J. valliere a 21 year old Weekend Warrior riding a Mongoose MGX DXR from mead, WA. USA on 04/14/01

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    I just bought a mongoose MGX-DXR 21 speed mountin bike new for $210.
    I am a jr.pro and I needed a bike while my haro was in the shop and it is worse then a three wheel bike the gears dont change right,the shocks had to be replaced 3 times.and the chain pops as soonas i hit a jump on the trail so don`t spend money ona mgx get haro xR1

    spitfire
    jr.pro #12

    Posted by Spitfire a 12 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a mgx-dxr haroxr1 on 07/11/01


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      I agree that the MGX DXR's aren't exactly of great quality. Both wheels on mine are bent and the crankset became severly bent and broke, causing it to grind against the frame and get stuck after only 6 months. If anyone buys one of these, I suggest keeping some quality spare cranksets around. Other than those problems, I would still say it's a nice bike because it held up to ramping & off roading during the middle of winter.
      Posted by Murph the Bike Man a 15 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a Mongoose MGX DXR on 07/16/01

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    I bought a mongoose mgx-dxr at wal-mart and i was riding my bike and the front wheel bolt came loose and i hit a pot hole and the tire got caught in the brakes and I slide across the ground and got 6 stiches on the forehead and 2 in my ear. I think u should put saftey clips on the front tire.
    Posted by Bobby Ohler a 12 year old Cross-Country riding a mongoose mgx-dxr from somerset, PA U.S.A. on 07/29/01

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      Hey,thanks for the advice.i just bought mine today and i dont want to kill my self on my birthday
      Posted by TrojanPiggy a 14 year old Downhiller riding a mgx-dxr from Florida on 01/13/02

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      To: Bobby Ohler RE: MGX-DXR Can you tell me if the bicycle had a Quick Release front hub? Was the front fork a Ballistic fork?Please reply to: Sherwood Ross
      Posted by Sherwood Ross on 01/31/03

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  •  Re: mongoose mgx-dxr
    I would suggest going to e-bay and looking at item#1170737183. I bought one of these 3 months ago. Very good bike for the money. I've been down Mt Spokane 6 times with no trouble. For $280 it's well worth it!
    Posted by Dfolsom6 a 42 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a Mongoose Zero G from Spokane on 07/30/01

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  •  Re: mongoose mgx-dxr
    Dear Mongoose,

    For some reason my bike gears won't shift. It will just stay in 7th gear.

    PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Posted by Zachary Stuart a 12 year old Weekend Warrior riding a Mongoose MGX DXR from Wagoner, OK USA on 02/23/02


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  •  Re: mongoose mgx-dxr
    I bought my wife a Mongoose MGX. It is a hardtail with "Element" front forks. The thing sucks. It's heavier than my 22" frame bike. The shifting is a joke. Overall I'm very upset that I purchased this bike. For the price range, I should have paid roughly $50-$75 more for a Fuji. No more impulse buys for me!!!!
    Posted by Fatnbald1 a 27 year old Weekend Warrior from San Jose, CA on 03/23/03

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