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This bike must be picked up from an approved store. Due to warranty regulations, Mongoose bikes must be assembled by a qualified bike mechanic - this is an international policy for Mongoose bikes.

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Mongoose 2021 Switchback Expert MTB

Hardtail Mountain Bikes
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$899.99
$719.99
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This bike must be picked up from an approved store. Due to warranty regulations, Mongoose bikes must be assembled by a qualified bike mechanic - this is an international policy for Mongoose bikes.

Switchback Expert 27.5

Infused with over 40 years of experience and pedigree, the Switchback was designed with everything a rider needs to take on single track trails or put in mile after mile on crushed gravel paths – all at an excellent value.


  • The Switchback Expert is a ultra-comfortable, well-rounded hardtail MTB perfect for newcomers to trail riding. Suggested rider height by size: SM: 5’2” – 5’6”, MD: 5’5” – 5’10”, LG: 5'9" – 6'2.
  • Lightweight, stiff Tectonic T1 aluminium frame with replaceable dropout hanger and internal cable routing for clean lines and added protection.
  • Shimano Altus 2 x 9 drivetrain with 3-piece Shimano aluminium cranks.
  • Xposure 80 mm travel fork with steel steerer lockout.
  • 27.5" x 2.1" Kenda tires on aluminium double wall rims with Shimano BR-EF505 hydraulic disc brakes offer superior stopping power on all riding conditions.
Specifications:

FRAME: Tectonic T1, aluminum, 27.5" sport geometry, internal cable routing, 9 mm x 135 mm dropout, replaceable hanger
FORK: Xposure, 27.5", steel steerer, lockout, 9 mm x 100 mm, QR, 80 mm travel
CHAIN: KMC Z9
BOTTOM BRACKET: Shimano BB-UN100, cartridge, 3-piece, threaded 68 mm shell
SHIFTERS: Shimano EF505, 2 x 9
REAR COG: Shimano, 9-speed, 11-36T
FRONT DERAILLEUR: Shimano FD-M2020, band clamp
REAR DERAILLEUR: Shimano Altus RD-M2000
RIMS: Xposure MD-16, aluminum double wall, 19 mm ID, 32H
FRONT HUB: Xposure, aluminum, ball bearing, 9 mm x 100 mm, 32H, CENTER LOCK
REAR HUB: Xposure, aluminum, ball bearing, 9 mm x 135 mm, 32H, CENTER LOCK
SPOKES: 14G, stainless steel
TYRES: Kenda, 27.5 in x 2.1 in, wire bead
PEDALS: Mongoose, nylon
BRAKES: Shimano BR-EF505, hydraulic, aluminum, 160 mm rotor
HANDLEBAR: Xposure, double-butted aluminum, 700 mm width, 25 mm rise, 31.8 mm clamp
STEM: Xposure diecast, threadless, 70 mm/90 mm, 7°, 31.8 mm clamp
HEADSET: Threadless, ZS44/ZS44, retainer bearing
SEAT POST: Xposure, aluminum, 350 mm, 20 mm offset, 31.6 mm
SADDLE: Mongoose MTB comfort, steel rails
GRIPS: Xposure semi-ergo, Kraton

*All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.* Accessories sold separately*

Authorised Stores

Auckland - Newmarket (Bikes & full bike workshop)
80 Broadway, Newmarket, Auckland 1023

Auckland - Albany
6 Mercari Way, Albany, Auckland 0632

Auckland - Westgate
Shop H07, Fred Taylor Drive, Massey, Auckland 0814

Auckland - Mt Wellington
Apex Megacentre, 315-375 Mt Wellington Highway, Mt Wellington, Auckland 1060

Hamilton - Central
282 Barton Street, Hamilton 3204

Hamilton - The Base
The Base (Next to the Warehouse), Te Rapa Road & Wairere Drive, Te Rapa, Hamilton 3200

Rotorua
1170 Amohau St, Shop 9, Rotorua Central Mall , Rotorua 3010

Taupo
41 Tamamutu Street, Taupo 3330

New Plymouth
1 Struthers Place, Valley Mega Centre, Waiwhakaiho, New Plymouth 4312

Tauranga
Tenancy 10, Tauranga Crossing, 2 Taurikura Drive, Tauranga 3110

Palmerston North
250 Featherston Street, Palmerston North 4410

Wellington - Porirua
10 Semple Street, Porirua Mega Centre, Elsdon, Porirua 5022

Christchurch - Tower Junction
1 Picton Ave & Blenheim Road, Tower Junction, Addington, Christchurch 8011

Christchurch - Northlink
Unit B2 Northlink Centre, 148 Langdons Road, Northcote, Christchurch 8052

Nelson
Cnr Rutherford and Bridge St, Nelson 7010

Dunedin
205 Andersons Bay Rd, South Dunedin , Dunedin 9012

Racers Edge Wanaka
99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305

Queenstown
The Forge Building, Cnr Camp & Shotover Streets, Queenstown 9300

Queenstown - Remarkables Park
Park Town Centre , 12 Hawthorne Drive, Queenstown

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