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26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike

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26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike

The mountain trails are calling and the Mongoose Men's Mountain Bike is the perfect mens mountain bike to take you there. The Mongoose Mountain Bike is a great option for those interested in off-road action at its finest. An aluminum suspension frame and alloy rims lend the 26" mountain bike lightweight stability and responsiveness needed for the trails unexpected bumps and turns. The four-bar linkage, full-suspension frame offers a comfortable, controlled ride while providing a stable base. The serious rider will appreciate the linear pull brakes and Shimano rear derailleur which allows for precise shifting of this rugged mens mountain bike. Please note: If you select Site to Store delivery, Ledge 2.1 Mongoose 26" Bike will require assembly upon pickup.
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Questions & Answers for Mongoose 26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike

Question

i weigh 295 and would like to know will this bike perform for me with this weight.

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Ron
on 26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I weigh 200 or so and I've almost wiped out a number of times in 1 month of ownership when the pedals both broke off and it shifted into gear up a hill a few minutes after I turned the shifting handle. I say if you do buy one I hope you are careful.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
bicycler11215987964578989
answer 2
Yes. You'll have to tighten the rear spring. It's set pretty soft from the factory
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Topfolette
answer 3
it will, 26" bikes tend to work for upwards of 350, but I would recommend a 29" bike. preferably an ironhorse.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
cbush86
answer 4
If you have short legs and buy a new seat (new seat for anyone!!!) I think it would be ok. If you are a tall big guy, then buy a 27 or bigger bike. I think the gearing would be ideal.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
radworks
answer 5
As a guy who weighs 260 I would say no. You need to look at a 29 inch tire or 700c wheel bike and do not get rear suspension. On low end bikes they are spring only and will be useless for you.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Thumpy69
answer 6
I believe it will be okay for your weight. But someone told me you should get a hard-tail for your size/frame.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Corcky
Question

when shipped to the home is bike assembled

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
bjb
on 26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike
6 answers
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answer 1
No. You are better off shipping it to the store and when it gets there, while "picking it up", ask for assembly and leave it there, then pick up assembled (that's what I did)
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
pupochek
answer 2
Not in Jacksonville Florida, but is easy to assemble.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
PVBeach
answer 3
No it is not.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
mrsmrteddybear
answer 4
nope
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
cbush86
answer 5
80% assembled, all control cables, rear tire, brakes & derailer all assembled.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
iloser
answer 6
No, all bikes come in a box and require the following, Pedals installed, Seat and seat post installed, front tire installed into front forks and handlebars installed, aligned and tightened. Your local bike shop can assemble if you do not feel comfortable, or your local walmart store sometimes can as wll if you have it shipped site to store.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Thumpy69
Question

does this bike come assembled?????

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
alex
on 26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
shadowriderv
answer 2
Not if mail order. You have to put on handle bar, pedals and front wheel. Basic tools except 6mm allen wrench for handle bar. Easy to do, directions are no help.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
PVBeach
answer 3
If you purchase it from the store ,Yes !
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
merge272
answer 4
half way all you need to do is put the chair and the handlebar and seat and take it to a shop for adjustments
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
bikestorm
answer 5
Walmart will assemble it for you if you ask. Free.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
osol
answer 6
No. If you buy it from the store it probably would.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
mrsmrteddybear
Question

Will this bike work for someone who is 5 10?

I read a lot of the comments, but it seems there are mixed opinions. Is there anyone out there who is 5'10 175 LBS and feels the bike is a good fit?
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
HDJ
on 26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike
6 answers
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answer 1
Your best bet is the 3.1 Mongoose, the 2.1 is not recommended for anyone 5'10" tall. I'm 5'2" and it is just right for my size
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Flatbush78
answer 2
The bike will fit you better than me at 6' tall and I am comfortable on it
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
NYMXer
answer 3
My husband is lean and muscular 5'9.5" 180 and he finds the bike to be a very comfortable fit... He did have to adjust the seat and handle bars a bit, but finds the bike to be a very comfortable ride on both road and trail.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Peyton305
answer 4
My husband is 6'1" and 182lbs and it fits him fine. There are adjustments on the seat and handle bars. He thinks it would be a good fit for you.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
MsBillie2
answer 5
My 27 yr. old son is your height and weight, and he travels many miles on his bike, same type/size bike as the Huffy Rock Creek bike, and no problems that I am aware of. Buy a good lock for it as well as a bike helmet. Just a word to the wise.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
MetalvsPlastic
answer 6
Yes, I am 5/11 , 180 and this bike fits well.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
tkrlb
Question

Is this bike good to ride in the street?

Is this bike good for street travel?
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
j
on 26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike
6 answers
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answer 1
street and bike path riding is my most common uses.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
tomkat50
answer 2
I ride mine only on paved roads. We have a trail just a few miles from my home and I take it there, no worries with cars. Suspension is great and moves smoothly
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Flatbush78
answer 3
We have to ride a lot of street to get from trail to trail and this bike ride great on the street. Light and easy to maneuver and ready for the trails once you reach them.

I ride right from my house to the trails on the road for about 2 miles. It's comfortable and a piece of cake with this ride.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
NYMXer
answer 4
If you're using it to get from point a to point b, yes, I frequently ride mine downtown on shopping trips and it works very well. If you're planning to bike on the road for fitness, this is not a road bike, it does not get up to speed as quickly as a road bike would, and you would extend a great deal more energy than it would probably be worth in exercise value trying to maintains speed on hilly or curvy roads.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Peyton305
answer 5
Yes
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
MsBillie2
answer 6
It is fine in the street, but is designed for trail travel. A 'street' bike would be preferable if one is only going to be riding on the street because a street bike will afford a more comfortable seat, more efficient wind resistance, and you get those cool glittering straps on the handlebars....lol.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Krakenlover
Question

What is the weight limit on this bike?

I am 6'3" and just over 250lbs. I am worried the bike not hold up to my weight and abuse
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
NewOldBiker
on 26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike
6 answers
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answer 1
Weight is not a problem. The frame is for people under 5"8".
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
PVBeach
answer 2
Try to contact the manufacturer it's self and ask that ?
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
merge272
answer 3
The weight limit is 195 pounds.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Vottomatic19
answer 4
the bike will take your weight easily, but at 6'3 I would recomend the 29" version of the bike, or if you have the money, and ironhorse.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
cbush86
answer 5
6'3" you shouldn't even be thinking about a 26" bike. You need a hybrid 700C wheel or a 29er
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Thumpy69
answer 6
I believe you'd be pushing the limits of this bike, I'd move up to a larger tires and frame.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
iloser
Question

Will this bike work for a 6'7 man?

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Anonymous2286
on 26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike
5 answers
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answer 1
you might want to go to a 29"
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
tomkat50
answer 2
No. The frame is too small. I'm 6'3" and had to get a 15" seat post and stem extender
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Topfolette
answer 3
It would work, but the frame would look too small for a 6'7" man.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
DeppB
answer 4
I highly doubt it, you are better off with Ledge 3.1 (with 29" wheels)
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
pupochek
answer 5
Yes, but if you weight more than 80 lbs, the wheels will bend.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
ZFrog
Question

Can i put this bike outside in rain ?

Manual said the cycle is made of aluminium . we don't have a garage so can we put the cycle in patio exposed to outside weather ?
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Biker
on 26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes but bad idea some parts will rust
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
shadowriderv
answer 2
I would put a cheap plastic cover over it. I use an old shower curtain.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
PVBeach
answer 3
Ask a bike shop, I try not to ride minds in the rain ! You don't want any technical difficulties with the gears and chains .
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
merge272
answer 4
yes
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
cool22
answer 5
It is aluminum so the frame will not rust, but the chain and other parts of it will. You can leave it on the patio but make sure you grease it up consistantly so that the chain and breaks to not rust.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
cbush86
Question

Does Walmart assemble this after shipping to store?

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Prab
on 26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
they will, but you need to call in and ask them to.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
cbush86
answer 2
Yes
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
radworks
answer 3
Depends on your store. Some walmarts have staff members who assemble bikes and some have contracted people who do several different stores. You need to ask the manager at your local store.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Thumpy69
answer 4
I think they charge extra unless it is mentioned free assembly. Mine was off the shelf hence there was no charge for assembly.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
sir2004
answer 5
Yes, they had them assembled the next day. They told me it could take as long as 3 days.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
dotsonga
Question

does this come in a womens model ?

asked 1 year, 6 months ago
By
dina
on 26" Mongoose Ledge 2.1 Men's Mountain Bike
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes ma'am
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
cbush86
answer 2
yes, its white n purple got one for my wife
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
mrbix2u
answer 3
Yes, they have it in Pink and Teal. If you choose Teal they charge you 16.00 more than the Pink or the Men's Navy color, so I just got the Men's version.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
dotsonga
answer 4
Yes. Check Walmart's website.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
ghmnok
answer 5
YES

Search for "Mongoose Ledge Women" in the search box
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
WalmartShopperNJ
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