Mongoose The complete history of Mongoose BMX

Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a ride on the legendary California Special by Mongoose. With the continued development of quality products and a vision to grow the sport of BMX, the crew at LUXBMX are super excited to now stock a bunch of Mongoose products. This is the first time that the Mongoose brand… Continue reading Mongoose The complete history of Mongoose BMX

Mongoose The complete history of Mongoose BMX

The Extra Terrestrial’ – directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring a young Henry Thomas as Elliott Taylor. Featuring the iconic scene in which the boys are being chased by cops on BMX bikes, pedalling at speed, tearing around the neighborhood, jumping and eventually taking flight. For BMX to be shown in this light was a… Continue reading Mongoose The complete history of Mongoose BMX

Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

Adult Schwinn bikes come complete with features that maximize performance, comfort, and ease of riding. Multiple speed settings and gears make it easy to adjust to road conditions. Aluminium frames offer lightweight durability for extra agility. And road tires provide traction that keeps you upright and on the move. In the 1950s, Schwinn began to… Continue reading Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

The Schwinn brand is now owned by a Dutch conglomerate that manufactures bikes overseas and sells them to big box stores such as Target and Walmart. Ignaz Schwinn was born in Hardheim, Baden, Germany, in 1860 and worked on two-wheeled ancestors of the modern bicycle that appeared in 19th century Europe. In 1895, with the… Continue reading Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

Join the Certified ranks, a community of 100’s of thousands of instructors, and earn credits for continued education from ACE, AFAA, NASM and CIMPSA. Join the Certified ranks, a community of 100’s of thousands of instructors, and earn credtis for continued education from ACE, AFAA, NASM and CIMPSA. Most bikes are made in Asian countries… Continue reading Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

These rims, like the Chicago frames, were among the sturdiest ever built. The parts that say “Schwinn” were made by Schwinn in their enormous Chicago schwinn mountain bike factory (which I had the pleasure of touring in the early ’70’s). Parts that say “Schwinn Approved” were made elsewhere to Schwinn’s specifications. In addition, you should… Continue reading Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

A Short History of Vintage Schwinn Bicycles

The range is comprehensive and covers all styles of bike for the leisure and casual cyclist. The company was founded in 1895 in Chicago by a mechanical engineer who was born in Germany – Ignaz Schwinn. The company survived many ups and downs, including the introduction of the car, the war years, and the depression.… Continue reading A Short History of Vintage Schwinn Bicycles

Mongoose The complete history of Mongoose BMX

According to Hess, at its largest stage of expansion, BMX Products, Inc. employed about 85 people. In its early years, Hess recalled that about 600 frames per day were produced at its Chatsworth, Los Angeles location. After a profoundly successful, yet abrupt time at Mongoose, it was Magoo’s sense of humour which spelled his demise.… Continue reading Mongoose The complete history of Mongoose BMX

Mongoose Resurrects ‘Most Iconic Wheelset’ in BMX History

By viewing the video you agree that your data will be transferred to YouTube and that you have read the privacy policy. Back in 1974, the BMX Products, Inc company was originally known for their famous MotoMags wheels which were produced from cast magnesium. Receive a $10 Exchange gift card when you purchase $50 or more of select toys… Continue reading Mongoose Resurrects ‘Most Iconic Wheelset’ in BMX History

Huffy Corporation Company History

This bike’s comfort and convenience-oriented features add some weight, but good handling and balance compensate for the extra pounds. It also has features like a rear rack, fenders, and lights, so you’ll be ready for anything. Ride1Up used to offer the 500 Series, which was a little lighter, more agile, and less expensive. The increased… Continue reading Huffy Corporation Company History