Mongoose Legion L500. With the Legion Series, Mongoose offers a full line of freestyle BMX bikes for riders of all ages and ability levels. As Mongoose's flagship model, the L500 is designed to take on the raddest ramps and quarterpipes, and handle the abuse that advanced riders can throw at it!
-Mongoose full 4130 Chromoly frame, tapered headtube, removable brake mounts, and mid BB shell. -175mm 2-piece tubular chromoly hollow spindle cranks with a 25T alloy chainring and mid sealed bearing bottom bracket. -20” x 2.4” tires mounted on wide aluminum double wall 36H rims with 3/8” female axle front hub and 9T cog and sealed Freecoaster rear hub
-Spot to ride: There are too many Streetspot that I love to ride, but the Northbrigade in Cologne is definitely my favorite Skatepark. -BMX video: I think everyone’s first thought is Deadline -Website: Uuuuuh idk..google?! -Web video: Paradise from Felix & Jordan is such a motivating Video -Food: Burger or Pizza -Travel destination: I really want to go to Cali one day. -Car: I‘m not really into cars but a Campervan is gold.
A few weeks back we posted the 'Curfew In California' video, featuring United's Seamus Mckeon, Andrew Lazaruk and Mike "Rooftop" Escamilla riding unfamiliar terrain in the Californian sunshine, 90% of which was a selection of top quality pool excursions. Watch the behind-the-scenes action from their time in the deep end.
The Albeck Whitebridge backpack is ready for all your urban missions and everything in between. Featuring great logical organisation with ample space for all your tech gadgetry, laptop Ipad compartments, dedicated sunglasses pocket with padded protection, vent chanel back panel all make this pack the perfect choice for your next urban assault. Custom embroidery is available. Just check in with the folks of Fastline Industries to see the options.
Name: Alvin Mullins Hometown: Bell Gardens, CA. USA. Started riding BMX in: 1975 Number of bikes in the collection: 42 vintage bikes. Webco, Two Wheeler, JMC, Cook Bros, G-Boy, Dan Gurney, Matthews, Haro, Skyway. Race Inc, SE...
Is your BMX past more Racing or Freestyle? Alvin Mullins: Freestyle. I rode skateparks and ramps.
Does that reflect on the bikes that you are collecting? Alvin Mullins: Not really, I do have a couple Haro Freestylers but mostly collect '70s BMX bikes and a few late '70s early '80s racing bikes.
Do you try to track down bikes that you rode in the past?
It's been a tough year for BMX events. With restrictions starting to ease in Australia Boyd Hilder, Jason Watts, Cody Pollard, and a bunch of the Pizzey Locals put in the hard yards to organize a much-needed jam to bring the QLD BMX community back together again.
Welcome to Fact or Freestyle. People love Dave Nourie. And they always answer the phone when he calls. When we get them on Zoom, we ask them to confirm rumors. Stay tune to see just how far down the rabbit hole we go.