Ross Mt. Jefferson 24-inch Girl's Mountain Bike - Purple

ross mt. jefferson 24-inch girl's mountain bike - purple - side view
Concrete sidewalks will scratch your rims

It's painted purple, like a grape, and when you ride it, the rims will scrape.

That's because this Ross Mt. Jefferson mountain bike has no tires, just bare aluminum rims to grind against the sidewalk until there's nothing left but spokes and nipples.

Huh-huh-huh. I said "nipples".



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ross mt. jefferson 24-inch girl's mountain bike - purple - angle view
It's like a skeleton

Ross mountain bikes were usually named "mount something". Like the Ross Mt. Rushmore, or the Mt. Washington, or the Mt. Saint Helens, or the Mt. Pocono.

Really? Did Ross actually name a mountain bike after Mount Pocono? Yes. Yes they did.

ross mt. jefferson 24-inch girl's mountain bike - purple - front end
Purple bikes are cool

This Ross is not the Mt. Pocono. It's called the Mt. Jefferson. It's a 24-inch girl's mountain bike, in a lovely Barney-purple metallic colour. The Ross Mt. Jefferson has Shimano SIS derailleurs and thumb shifters, Chang Star plastic brake levers, a Ross padded vinyl seat, Dotek steel cranks with a big chrome pie plate in the front, and that's about it.

ross mt. jefferson 24-inch girl's mountain bike - purple - frame decals
Racy on the top, distinguished on the bottom

It also doesn't have any tires, and it's mildly rusty. Which isn't really a big deal. It would take about an hour, and a couple used tires and tubes, and a little piece of steel wool, and some oil, to get the Mt. Jefferson back into rideable condition.

ross mt. jefferson 24-inch girl's mountain bike - purple - seat
Ugly

I probably wouldn't ever do that, because I have no need for a rideable 24-inch girl's Ross Mt. Jefferson mountain bike, but I could have, if I'd wanted to. Instead, I took the little mild-steel grape to a big cement wall and shot some photos. And there you go.

ross mt. jefferson 24-inch girl's mountain bike - purple - cockpit
Rust and thumb shifters
ross mt. jefferson 24-inch girl's mountain bike - purple - frame side view
Nice profile
ross mt. jefferson 24-inch girl's mountain bike - purple - rear brake routing
Brake pulley
ross mt. jefferson 24-inch girl's mountain bike - purple - cranks
Rusty pie plate
ross mt. jefferson 24-inch girl's mountain bike - purple - rear derailleur
Shimano SIS rear derailleur