Haro Bikes' most popular BMX/Freestyle models were the Master and the Sport.
Haro introduced its first successful line of Freestyle BMX bikes in 1983.
He travelled around the country performing demos of radical trick riding that had not been seen anywhere before.
As a result, Haro earned the title "The Father of Freestyle".
Box Components’ commitment to BMX Racing has been shown through our financial investment into products, marketing and athletes over the last four years, and Phil will now lead our team into 2017 and beyond.
He will also be heavily involved with product development, as he will have his eyes and ears on what is relevant at the track.
Ashtabula is the city in Ohio USA were virtually all these cranks were once manufactured for Schwinn.
Demand for these stylish plates quickly outgrew his one-man capacity.
Then I gave it a quick coat of Turtle-Wax Chrome-Cleaner / Polish / Rust-Remover.
Above: The One-Piece "Ashtabula" Crank all cleaned up and ready for re-assembly.
There are no publicly available serial number records to help us identify the build date of Hawthorne bicycles.
Dedicated collectors have compiled serial number lists that can help them approximate a build date, but no official or published list exists.