Mongoose Expo Scooter, 12-inch wheels, ages 6 and up, blue, air tires

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<h1>Mongoose Expo Scooter, 12-inch wheels, ages 6 and up, blue, air tires</h1> <br />The Mongoose 12&quot; expo scooter is made to keep your child busy for hours having fun and getting exercise. It can be taken for rides around the neighborhood or to local parks and trails. It features 12&quot; inflatable tires that can handle a variety of surfaces, such as dirt and grass, while also providing a fast and smooth ride on pavement. This kids' scooter is designed with a BMX freestyle brake rotor and axle pegs allowing the rider to safely perform a multitude of tricks. It also comes with alloy caliper hand brakes that provide confident speed control and immediate stopping ability. This Mongoose 12&quot; scooter is built with a custom-designed steel frame that is covered in high-gloss gray paint and features eye-catching neon green accents and graphics. It is recommended for ages 6 and up and only needs minimal assembly. &nbsp;Become your own legend with Mongoose.

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Mongoose Expo Scooter, 12-inch wheels, ages 6 and up, blue, air tires


The Mongoose 12" expo scooter is made to keep your child busy for hours having fun and getting exercise. It can be taken for rides around the neighborhood or to local parks and trails. It features 12" inflatable tires that can handle a variety of surfaces, such as dirt and grass, while also providing a fast and smooth ride on pavement. This kids' scooter is designed with a BMX freestyle brake rotor and axle pegs allowing the rider to safely perform a multitude of tricks. It also comes with alloy caliper hand brakes that provide confident speed control and immediate stopping ability. This Mongoose 12" scooter is built with a custom-designed steel frame that is covered in high-gloss gray paint and features eye-catching neon green accents and graphics. It is recommended for ages 6 and up and only needs minimal assembly.  Become your own legend with Mongoose.
  • Scooter with a wide foot deck for added balance and stability while coasting.
  • BMX freestyle brake rotor and axle pegs make for a trick-ready scooter.
  • Alloy caliper hand brakes offer intuitive speed control.
  • 12" air tires perform well when riding on paved and unpaved surfaces, such as dirt and grass.

Specifications

Features
No features description available
Brand
Mongoose
Gender
Unisex
Age Range
2 years
Color
Blue
Manufacturer Part Number
R6170WMI
Assembled Product Weight
21 lbs
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)
26.50 x 48.00 x 33.50 Inches

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Customer Reviews

5 stars
112
4 stars
33
3 stars
11
2 stars
8
1 star
20

Top mentions

Most helpful positive review
A Hit!
Easy to assemble. It's an awesome scooter and my 8 year old daughter, loves hers! She gets all sorts of compliments on it, from Kids at school. My only complaint is there are two bars, on the back wheel and it's easy to hit them, when you kick/push off.
Most helpful negative review
Razor scooters are better
I bought 2 of these for my kids to scooter home. The first day my son rode home he had a flat tire. The next morning my daughter woke up to 2 flat tires. This is after the fact that the rear brake line wasn't long enough on one scooter to connect it and the front line wasn't long enough on the other. As for doing "tricks" my son bottomed out just trying to go off a curb. I finally had to just return them.
Most helpful positive review
A Hit!
Easy to assemble. It's an awesome scooter and my 8 year old daughter, loves hers! She gets all sorts of compliments on it, from Kids at school. My only complaint is there are two bars, on the back wheel and it's easy to hit them, when you kick/push off.
Most helpful negative review
Razor scooters are better
I bought 2 of these for my kids to scooter home. The first day my son rode home he had a flat tire. The next morning my daughter woke up to 2 flat tires. This is after the fact that the rear brake line wasn't long enough on one scooter to connect it and the front line wasn't long enough on the other. As for doing "tricks" my son bottomed out just trying to go off a curb. I finally had to just return them.
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A Hit!

Easy to assemble. It's an awesome scooter and my 8 year old daughter, loves hers! She gets all sorts of compliments on it, from Kids at school. My only complaint is there are two bars, on the back wheel and it's easy to hit them, when you kick/push off.

Wish List Gift

I bought this scooter to fulfill the wish list of a child who resides at a nearby children's home. He was very specific on his list! I think his face says it all! :)

Easy Assemble , and very strurdy awesome item

Perfect item for active children, very sturdy , and fast easy assemble .

Great for 7 year old!

I bought this for my daughter's 7th birthday. She has been asking for a scooter for so long, but we have only a rough yard and gravel driveway for her to ride on. This scooter's larger tires worked great! She loves it! it is the perfect size for her and my 5 year old son can ride it too.

Great Big Boy Scooter

Assembly went well. Took about 30 minutes. I did loosen the wheel bearing nuts slightly on the axle shafts because they had them compressed too much causing extra friction when you spin the wheels. Now the wheels spin freely. The frame and handlebars work great - up to 220 pounds can ride on this bad boy. I would say it for an 8 year old or older since it is the largest scooter Ive ever seen or riden. The 12" wheels roll over everything I have put in it path -Grass, Dirt, cracks, - No Problems at all. I did upgrade the brake pads to BMX pads to get better stopping. The brake pads it comes with are not that good. Now it is a blast to ride, and we love it. It looks like it will last a long time. Great product for a great price.

So glad they make them again

I had scooters just like this when I was little and I looked for years for some for my kids. Couldn't find them until just recently. My kids wanted those razor scooters and I think those are insanely dangerous. A little rock can throw you off balance. These scooters are tough and heavy duty. I can ride them- and I will. They are fairly easy to assemble ( I got 4 of them. 1 assembled, 3 to go). So yeah, thanks for making these again so I can get my kids out of the house and on something besides video games.

Great Adult Kick Scooter After Mods and Rework

Out of the box this scooter is rough at best, not really usable at worst. Either take it to a bike shop and have them assemble and optimize it, or be ready to do a bit of bicycle mechanizing yourself. I completely disassembled the Expo, cleaned the metal shavings out of the bearings and cups, lubed and adjusted same, then took to the brake system. I am no stunt rider, so I had no need for the 360 rotation feature of the bars. I purchased a basic brake replacement cable and housing set from a department store, ran a single solid cable for the rear brake, affixing it with plastic zip ties. I rerouted the front cable, reversing the two attaching bits which anchor the cable at the caliper end. Now the front brake is configured like a basic bike brake, and the rear is 50% more effective. I also roughed the brake pads front and rear, and cleaned rim braking surfaces and pads with isopropyl alcohol and made sure not to get grease or oil on either surface. Now it's a super fun, dependable, simple scooter. Also removed all stickers. At less than $100 invested, including tools, I certainly can't complain, but I take away a star because of the effort/skill/cost required to make it right.

GREAT Scooter!

My Grandson LOVES this scooter, he says it the coolest thing he ever received as a gift and this is coming from a 11 year old that has pretty much everything. He also got a new bike and still this is #1. The Instructions could be better, brakes are very hard to get right that's why I took away a star. Overall great purchase, sturdy and a great brand I am sure it will last him throughout his childhood. Much better than any other scooter out there.

Two points of caution

This is a well built scooter. I am 215lbs and gave it a vigorous test ride for my 8 year old. It held up well with my weight, off small drop off in the grass and on hard surfaces. The two cautions I would make are the hand breaks are pretty tight and hard for my eight year old to squeeze. Also the breaks don't exactly bring you to a screeching halt. If your on a hill headed toward an intersection you will likely have to hop off before heading into traffic. The other thing is the foot pegs. Although a great idea and they look cool. They are right in the way of a natural kick and you will likely wack your ankle a few times before learning to kick out to the side.

i'm not sure about the quality

i bought this for a Christmas gift for my son,it arrived in pleanty of time...its Christmas Eve and im putting it together...Packed very well,however it is scratched on the handle bars and sticker not looking well.....the bearings in the forks both top and bottom dont seem to be greased and very stiff,i'm hoping it will perform correctly,the bearings in the rims are stiff also....clip retaining washer missing for rear wheel . it would be ok if walmart sent me a touch up paint tube or something to fix the gouged handle bars !

Customer Q&A

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1-3 of 31 questions
by TomMay 1, 2014


1. The stem is adjustable and is marked with minimum insertion marks.
by Madhood
2. Not really
by JeffGodofBiscuits
3. yes when you lay it back
by ME4U
4. You can angle it but thats pretty much it.
by KathorGJ
5. Yes, the handle height is adjustable using the insertion marks that are marked on the stem.
by CommunityAnswer
5 Answers
Last answer: May 12, 2014

by taneileDecember 10, 2014


1. My son is 8 and he fits comfortably on this scooter. I have read where adults ride it. I have ridden the scooter, but I am 5'9" tall and know that I wold not be able to handle the short length of the handlebars for very long without my back hurting. For me, I would want the handlebars to be raised, but unfortunately, they can only be angled forward and back. Hope this helps.
by KenjiScooter
2. We have 3 of these. My 6 year old and my 10 year old twins all ride it without any problems. My husband can even ride it.
by homesweetchaos
3. The Mongoose 12 Expo Scooter is intended for riders six-years of age and older.
by CommunityAnswer
4. I would think any kid from 6yrs to 12yrs would really have fun with this scooter. But Im an adult who uses it to exercise my big dog.
by MissionAccomplished
4 Answers
Last answer: January 3, 2015

by ILJtheEnlightenedJuly 30, 2014


1. I am 6'3 and can ride it fine.
by mm4780
2. There isn't a height recommendation, but it will hold up to 220 lbs of weight in a person.
by CommunityAnswer
3. My dad is 6'1" 260lbs & he rides it to the corner store all the time.
by Endermen
4. I would say 5&#39; 6&quot; tall max, only because of the handlebar height adjustment only goes up so high. Im 5&#39; 8&quot; tall and its a little low for me, but I just use it to exercise my big dog.
by MissionAccomplished
4 Answers
Last answer: August 29, 2014

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