Mongoose Exlipse

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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Mongoose Exlipse. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

8 reasons to buy

  • The Mongoose Exlipse has a sturdy steel frame.
  • The bike is easy to assemble.
  • The bike includes directions for adjusting the derailleur and brakes.
  • The Exlipse is an affordable bike.
  • The bike’s seat is easy to adjust to fit children as they grow.
  • Users found the bike to be attractive.
  • This bike is a great starter bike for those that have already transitioned to pedaling and are learning to shift gears.
  • The bike has a kickstand.

5 reasons not to buy

  • The bike is heavy.
  • Many users found the derailleur and brakes difficult to adjust for proper shifting and braking.
  • Users noted that the wheel could lock up on the bike unexpectedly.
  • The chain falls off the bike frequently, according to users.
  • Users noted the pedals were of poor quality and easily fell off the bike.

Bottom line

The Mongoose Exlipse is a 24” full-suspension mountain bike. It is affordable and ideal for those learning to shift with 21 gears. The bike is adjustable to fit children as they grow. Users complained the bike was heavy and prone to brake and derailleur issues. It is not recommended that riders tackle rugged singletrack on the bike. This mountain bike is best suited for mellow trails.

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