Return of the Mongoose Hooligan – A 90s Classic BMX returns as a 29er

Mongoose has revived the Hooligan, a traditional BMX from the 90s reborn with 29″ wheels. The so-referred to as Big BMX is made for “riding the streets like a boss“, for those who want the playfulness and style of a BMX but the fast-rolling efficiency of 29″ wheels for going the distance. It comes in three styles, including a 26” Fat Bike.

Mongoose Hooligan 29″ BMX

2022 mongoose hooligan 29er big bmx street riding

The Mongoose Hooligan was a BMX workhorse all through the Nineteen Nineties, a staple in the lineup from 1990 by means of to 2001. The youthful viewers could also be extra acquainted with the Mongoose Hooligan as a scooter, another car for the take-offs and rails of the skate park. In 2022 it makes its return as a BMX, solely with 29″ wheels this time, as against the a lot smaller 20″ wheels one would usually see on a BMX.

2022 mongoose hooligan 29er bmx hi tensile steel frame blue

The 2022 Mongoose Hooligan Hi-Ten metal body can be accessible from May seventeenth in Blue or Black colorways

Those greater hoops and the longer rear-centre size that comes together with them will change the bike’s nature considerably, making it a good bit more difficult to jib about on, no less than for many mortals anyway. The Hooligan retains different hallmarks of a BMX with a single-pace drivetrain (25T chainring a 13T sprocket), a rear brake solely, and a braced 5″ rise handlebar, with a Mongoose-branded high tube pad on the metal body choices.

The Mongoose Hooligan can be accessible in three codecs:

  • Hooligan: Hi-Ten metal body
  • Hooligan AL: 6061 aluminum body
  • Hooligan Fat: Tectonic T1 6061 aluminum body

2022 mongoose hooligan hi-ten steel frame black

The most reasonably priced of these is the Hi-Tensile, retailing at $529.99 USD for the full bike, accessible in black and blue colorways. The Hooligan AL will set you again a little extra at $579.99 USD. While the body itself is made of 6061 aluminum, its inflexible fork is the similar Hi-Tensile metal seen on the decrease-finish bike. This one is offered in silver and inexperienced colorways.

2022 mongoose hooligan bmx 29" wheels green frame aluminum

The Aluminum body Mongoose Hooligan can be accessible from June 2022 in Green and Silver colorways

The two 29ers are an identical of their geometry with a 70° head tube angle, 71° seat tube angle and BB drop of 65mm. The high tube size is available in a 640mm paired with 454mm chainstays. They are spec’d with a 48mm stem and 5″ rise bars at 730mm vast.

2022 mongoose hooligan 26" fat bike bmx

Stock of the 26″ Mongoose Hooligan BMX Fat Bike is due this Fall

The Hooligan Fat BMX will get an aluminum body too, with a totally different geometry primarily based round its 26″ wheels and 4″ tires. It additionally advantages from a entrance brake, too. It goets a shorter entrance finish however a for much longer rear-centre to accomodate the huge rear tire, and it’s 5mm increased than the 29er. It can be spec’d with a lengthy 90mm attain stem and a narrower 700mm bar with a 6″ rise. That one is the most costly of the lot, retailing at $749.99 USD. 

2022 mongoose holigan 29er geometry 26" fat bike

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