BMX scooters of the ‘eighties and beyond

I spent most of the eighties on the saddles of various bicycles, and so missed all this.

Mongoose Miniscoot

Mongoose made a “miniscoot” in the ‘eighties. This is from 1987. (Click on images for more views and details.) Similar Mongooses (Mongeese?) are still available at Amazon.

1986 General Sidekick

Here’s a General Sidekick from 1986,

Old School GT Zoot Scoot

A circa 1988 Old School GT Zoot Scoot

2000 Dyno Zoot Scoot

And a 2000 Dyno Zoot Scoot. Thanks and a tip o’ the helmet to Clyde on the Yahoo! Kickbiking mail list.

Kickbike Freeride

And don’t forget, Kickbike is getting back into this fray with their new Freeride.

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18 Responses

  1. Where do I get one???
    a GT Zoot Scoot??

  2. haha!! I’ve got that same exact Dyno Scooter, I bought it at my local thrift store for 5 bucks 7 years ago and have held on tightly to it ever since.

    Surprisingly it’s in great shape and the stickers are all still there, and thats the way it stayed… I ride it around town every once in awhile.

  3. thanks very good nice to meet post 15

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  6. Does anyone know where i xan purchase an 80s kick scooter? Thanks

  7. i found an old magna freestyle in the forest behind my house. It is rusty and the brakes are not functional, but I am going to fix it and use it. Any advice?

  8. Doesn’t Torker still sell 16″ and 12″ models? See Amazon….

  9. i had the mongoose. Used to kick it for blocks. never liked the plate because i skated at the time. Mongoose made these because of a surplus of bike frames in their inventory.

  10. That General Sidekick looks almost exactly like the chrome wonder that I bought in the late 80’s. $50 new. It’s the highest mileage scooter I have ever owned

  11. I found a scooter today at the thrift store the only thing on it is camel. It looks awesome it’s neon green and has all pads with white Mags. I can’t find anything about it anywhere does anyone know anything about this.

  12. The first bicycle I bought was in 1972 – it was a cheap steel Chinese 10-speed but of good quality and its marque was “Camel,” maybe from the same distributor. It was bright green. Internet search today reveals very little about actual “Camel” bikes.

  13. i have a dyno 2000 scoot original condition normal wear and tear 100$$ northscottlawns@yahoo.com

  14. Ebay and amazon…… Craiglist too

  15. I’ve got 1 for sale!
    Leesouthall84@gmail.com.
    Mail me. !

    Thanks.
    Lee.

  16. […] A “real” 80s scooter made by Dyno or Mongoose would cost a pretty penny due to their vintage value. Side note: you can now buy Mongoose bikes at Target – they’re closer to Variflex in quality compared to their 80s offerings. […]

  17. I have a rare white GT Zoot Scoot for sale.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/172056988874?

  18. I have two sick norco graffitis I just picked up with gyros and pegs mag rims

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