Haro Bikes

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The Rise of BMX Freestyle - Volume 1 + 2 Box Set

When Bob Haro took a bold step into the business world of BMX in late 1978, who could have predicted the impact of that decision on American and global youth culture. This book charts the story of the Haro brand from Bob's humble beginnings as a BMX racer and aspiring entrepreneur in southern California, through the years working for the BMX Action magazine as a staff artist, and into the infamous 1980's - an unrivaled period of intense progression and creativity for the new sport. As the story evolves through the decade, and new brands enter the scene, Haro Designs scales up and leads freestyle into a new era.

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S.H.
Awesome book boxset

Really great reads, great quality, recommended.

D
D.E.
Epic

I just received both books and can’t wait to dive in and read them. These books were very well made and written.

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J.F.
Captures a magic time for the sport and culture.

If you rode in the 80s or 90s, or just want to understand what it was like, buy this now! Was a great history lesson in the sport and the culture, and so many incredible photos of the riders, the bikes, the scene. Have this out as a coffee table book and will def flip thru it on a regular basis.

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T.
Both

I started to first skim thru then this past weekend really started to get into it. It really did bring me back.

B
B.
Know you roots.

From Bob's first tricks to the doldrums of the early 90's, these books go into it all. Written by a name who KNOWS the history of this lifestyle, it is a must read for those new to BMX and the veterans who will shed a tear looking back...

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  • Contains volume 1 and 2

 

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