Are you someone who enjoys a nice bike ride? Do you appreciate quality, durability and a bike that pushes the limits?

Are you looking for a name that every household knows, well look no further Mongoose is the brand you want.

So, how much do you really know about Mongoose other than just the name? Mongoose has been around for almost forty years.

Founded in 1974 in a Southern California garage Mongoose is looking to take the rider to the next level.

From the dirt, trails, off the ramps to the biggest mountains or the park right around your home, Mongoose is a dependable brand people have come to count on.

Well that is all fine and good, but are Mongoose bikes just for boys or do they specialize in bikes for girls to?

Well just as Swiss/American Nikita Ducarroz. She has ranked second overall as female BMX rider worldwide.

With a successful 2017 season and representing Switzerland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, it is safe to say Mongoose bikes are definitely for girls also.

Ranked from Top to Bottom based on Amazon Scores

Our 1st Pick: Girls’ Excursion Mongoose Mountain Bike

Pros

  • Sleek mountain frame
  • With a front suspension fork
  • Twenty-one speed twist shifters and a Shimano rear derailleur
  • linear pull brakes and a three-piece crank and alloy rims
  • Great bike for ages twelve and up.
  • Great bike and great price!

Cons

  • Derailleur has flipped into spokes on the back tire at times.
  • It came with a dented frame. Minor dent. Durable bike.
  • I had to change the tire tube of the back wheel. Except that till now, the bike is running well.

2nd Pick: Mongoose Presto Bike 16”

Pros

  • Low stand over steel frame.
  • Color matched plastic mag wheels.
  • Foot brake for confident stopping.
  • linear pull brakes and a three-piece crank and alloy rims
  • Alloy two-bolt stem for strength with two-piece handlebars.
  • I looked at multiple bikes form local stores and this is the best quality bike for the money.
  • Great bike for your little girl.

Cons

  • One of the biggest cons is no kickstand once your child is done with the training wheels.
  • Would have been a five except the pedal was defective

3Rd Pick: Mongoose Exlipse 24”

Pros

  • The durable steel frame makes for a slightly heavier bike and has a lower stand-over height.
  • With a grand total of twenty-one gears for pedaling there is a gear for any situation.
  • Foot brake for confident stopping.

Cons

  • Extra weight due to the steel frame, and the fact that the dual suspension needs more maintenance than a rigid frame model.
  • Overall not bad for a 24” mountain bike in the price range.

4th Pick: Mongoose 24” Mountain Bike

Pros

  • Whether cruising through the neighborhood.
  • Taking on gravel paths or going all out on mountain trails.
  • This agile resilient bike can handle a wide variety of terrains.
  • Responsive handling, large, stable tires and a comfortable.
  • Yet athletic riding position makes this mountain bike easy to ride.

Cons

  • Heavier feel, not for everyday casual ride.
  • Needs more power on an uphill track.
  • Less efficient braking in wet conditions.

Fifth Pick: Mongoose Girl’s Maxim Full Suspension 24”

Pros

  • It comes with dual suspensions, making it more comfortable than most bikes.
  • It has thick tires that give it a greater traction force.
  • The aluminum frame makes it much more stable than some of the other bikes on the market.
  • Easy to assemble right out of box.
  • All parts were in good shape and packaged very well. Simple to tune up too! Feels well built, not too heavy for a MTB and comfortable to ride.

Cons

  • It is a small bike that is meant for short girls.
  • Taller girls will definitely have a problem riding it.

 

Sixth Pick : Mongoose Silva Mountain Bike 24”

Pros

  • This is an extremely cheap bike for what you get.
  • The bike’s controls are smooth, thanks to its twenty-six inch wheels.
  • Ergonomic hydro-formed frame and suspension fork.
  • It is lightweight thus easy for women cyclist to handle.

 

Cons

  • The bike is made of cheap material that will not stand the abuse of rough handling over time.
  • The V-brakes are notably less efficient and unreliable in foul conditions when contrasted to disc brakes.
  • Tire went flat before she could ride it for the first time.
  • There was a hole in the tube and would not hold air.

Seventh Pick: Lark Bike 18”

Pros

  • Great bike for girls between six and nine.
  • The Lark is equipped with such features as coaster and caliber brakes that provide sure stopping power.
  • A unicorn fork that enhances steering and balance.
  • BMX-style handlebars with a quill stem for easy handling.
  • This is a great first bike for a little kid and it should prove durable if you keep it out of the weather!

Cons

  • At times, it can arrive with missing parts, pedals that will not thread into the axle.
  • The disappointing part is that this bike is no bigger than the 16″ bike she had that was too small.

Eight, Pick: Mongoose LSX 20”

Pros

  • Frame is very sturdy, provides a smooth ride.
  • Extremely easy to assemble with minimal tools.
  • A unicorn fork that enhances steering and balance.
  • Great price for a genuine Mongoose.
  • This is a great first bike for a little kid and it should prove durable if you keep it out of the weather!

Cons

  • Paint has durability issues.
  • Single rear hand brake system, not ideal for younger riders.
  •  Some critical components made from cheaper material.

Ninth Pick: 24” Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Girls’ Mountain Bike

Pros

  • The twenty-four inch Mongoose Bike is perfect for the junior adventurer looking for exciting off-road action.
  • The twenty-one speed Mongoose Mountain Bike boasts a Shimano rear derailleur and twist shifters, which allow for easy, precision shifting.
  • The aluminum four-bar linkage.
  • full-suspension frame offers a comfortable, controlled ride while providing a stable base for the twenty-four inch Mongoose Bike.

Cons

  • Front brakes can be hard to put on at times.
  • Petals can hit front tire if not installed correctly.

Conclusion

I hope that now you have a better understanding of the different types of Mongoose bikes that focus on the women’s market.

As you know, each type of bike is built for specific genera.  This can be seen in the Mongoose Presto, which focuses on the younger girls (ages 4-8) whereas the Mongoose Spectra is suited more for ages 11 and up.

We also wanted to bring a unique aspect to this article, in that we wanted to include the consumer’s comments.

This gives the reader a consumer’s viewpoint to what they liked or disliked about each of the nine bikes mentioned above. We focused solely on comments associated with Amazon, seeing that was one of the major criteria’s for this paper.

We hope will all of the information provide you will make the right selection for your daughter, girlfriend or wife.

Please feel free to look up these bikes on Amazon and compare which one suits your lifestyle and we hope you enjoy Mongoose bikes just as much as we do!