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The godfather of freestyle, bob haro, with the haro freestyler in early 1983. pic credit to cassimus. this guy has done so much for the sport of bmx, it's insane to comprehend. some info on him from the net. bob haro is a former freestyle bmx rider turned artist and business executive. he is the founder of haro bikes and was one of the most important early innovators of bmx freestyle. he began biking in his high school sophomore year when he ran out of money riding dirt bikes. his father bought him a honda 100 and he stripped the bike down to compete in motorcycle races. he won over 50 motocross trophies by 1975. around 1976, he got into bmx biking by racing his brother's bike out behind a bike shop in san diego. after moving to stockton, california as a result of his parents' divorce, bob really got started racing and riding for a sponsor for molina's bike shop. he was one of a small group of bmx'ers in that town to perform many of the common tricks. in 1978, haro teamed up with r. l. osborn to form the very first freestyle bmx team, which made its debut at aba's winternationals in chandler, az. in 1981 bob haro and bob morales traveled on tour together performing shows all over the midwest, eastern united states, and parts of canada to enthusiastic crowds. also, in 1981, haro was involved in the steven spielberg production of e.t. the extra-terrestrial as a stunt rider. in 1981 bob haro designed the first frame and fork tailored to freestyle bmx. the frameset was manufactured by the bicycle company torker and became commercially available in 1982 and was marketed as the haro freestyler. he stopped riding in 1985 after four knee surgeries and, in 1987, he was inducted into the american bicycle association hall of fame. in 1993 he founded his own company, haro design, inc., a design and marketing company in cardiff, ca. bob haro also invented the style of flatland bmx. #bmx #bmxlife #bmxflatland #bobharo #haro #harobmx #freestyler #bmxfreestyle #1 #rad #ride #bike #1980s #bmxlegend #bmxpro #oldschool #oldschoolbmx #vintagebmx #bmxmuseum #bmxbike #bmx4life

comment 9 star 254 1 hour ago

So many good memories from @ridebmx from sleeping on brads floor, learning photoshop to make ads, all the amazing shoots and sessions i got to experience and pages of stellar shots from so many talented riders and photographers. sad to hear the print issues are coming to an end. paper ain't dead but it ain't easy anymore. looking forward to the continued digital goodness they have in store, but i'll miss flipping through your pages. thanks guys. #bmx #bmxbrotherhood #bmxlegacy #ridebmxmagazine #ridebmx #printsnotdead #midschoolbmx #1995 #90sbmx #bmxlegend

comment 1 star 126 13 hours ago

I was beyond stoked to present this original from @tajlucas to @thisisrileydotcom!!! i even made this photo look vintage because it takes me back to an amazing time. the back story on this is that riley has loved giraffes since she was born, i have no idea why... when you see her, have her tell you what a giraffe says! we went to this steampunk bicycle show at the theatre a couple of weeks ago and she was obsessed with the unicycle. then last week taj was painting giraffes. i asked him if he could do one on a unicycle for riley! this hit the mailbox yesterday. i've got to get this framed today and hung up tonight. thank you taj - this will be one of our most prized possessions!!! #bmxlegend #bmx #bmxculture #bmxhistory #artist #professional #diverse #bicyclemotocross #bmxtour #goodfriends #tajmihelich #blockbikes

comment 1 star 60 1 hour ago

I'm gettin on the @gbyrnest1 band wagon today. only he would have a mini in his living room. #terrafavs @t1stagram @animalbikes #dirtyjerseybmx #deah #bmxlegend

comment 1 star 217 last month

Paul b smith the matt hoffman's warehouse wall during a trip austin to davenport and back to austin, crazy trip with a dream team, circa fall 1999. maybe one of my best road trip ever. #bmx #bmxpics #paulbuchanan #bmxlegend

comment 8 star 95 last month

Quiero desearle un feliz cumple al dios de los dioses, al que desde hace tantos años no deja de inspirarme. a ese "tio" que derrocha humildad, a ese hombre al que tanto le debe el mundo del bmx. feliz cumple amigo. i want to wish a happy birthday to the god of the godness, to the man that over many years don't stop to be a inspiration to me. to the biggest humble guy of the world, to this man that the bmx world need to give the thanks for ever and ever. happy birthday amigo. πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½ #rubenalcantara #bmx #legend #bmxlegend

comment 4 star 180 September 2016

Clips from yesterday's session @joyride150. also got tricks for my edit. #bmx #ridaz #standwithscotty #prayforscotty #bmxlegend @scottycranmer

comment 2 star 88 last month
comment 1 star 18 23 hours ago

So i met @rickthorne yesterday....had to fanboy for a minute, the dude is a legend in the bmx world. always hyped to see a fellow bmx rider/musician! #bmx #bmxlegend #namm2017 #namm #thenammshow #washedupmedia

comment 2 star 50 1 hour ago

The godfather of freestyle, bob haro, with the haro freestyler in early 1983. pic credit to cassimus. this guy has done so much for the sport of bmx, it's insane to comprehend. some info on him from the net. bob haro is a former freestyle bmx rider turned artist and business executive. he is the founder of haro bikes and was one of the most important early innovators of bmx freestyle. he began biking in his high school sophomore year when he ran out of money riding dirt bikes. his father bought him a honda 100 and he stripped the bike down to compete in motorcycle races. he won over 50 motocross trophies by 1975. around 1976, he got into bmx biking by racing his brother's bike out behind a bike shop in san diego. after moving to stockton, california as a result of his parents' divorce, bob really got started racing and riding for a sponsor for molina's bike shop. he was one of a small group of bmx'ers in that town to perform many of the common tricks. in 1978, haro teamed up with r. l. osborn to form the very first freestyle bmx team, which made its debut at aba's winternationals in chandler, az. in 1981 bob haro and bob morales traveled on tour together performing shows all over the midwest, eastern united states, and parts of canada to enthusiastic crowds. also, in 1981, haro was involved in the steven spielberg production of e.t. the extra-terrestrial as a stunt rider. in 1981 bob haro designed the first frame and fork tailored to freestyle bmx. the frameset was manufactured by the bicycle company torker and became commercially available in 1982 and was marketed as the haro freestyler. he stopped riding in 1985 after four knee surgeries and, in 1987, he was inducted into the american bicycle association hall of fame. in 1993 he founded his own company, haro design, inc., a design and marketing company in cardiff, ca. bob haro also invented the style of flatland bmx. #bmx #bmxlife #bmxflatland #bobharo #haro #harobmx #freestyler #bmxfreestyle #1 #rad #ride #bike #1980s #bmxlegend #bmxpro #oldschool #oldschoolbmx #vintagebmx #bmxmuseum #bmxbike #bmx4life

comment 9 star 254 1 hour ago

I was beyond stoked to present this original from @tajlucas to @thisisrileydotcom!!! i even made this photo look vintage because it takes me back to an amazing time. the back story on this is that riley has loved giraffes since she was born, i have no idea why... when you see her, have her tell you what a giraffe says! we went to this steampunk bicycle show at the theatre a couple of weeks ago and she was obsessed with the unicycle. then last week taj was painting giraffes. i asked him if he could do one on a unicycle for riley! this hit the mailbox yesterday. i've got to get this framed today and hung up tonight. thank you taj - this will be one of our most prized possessions!!! #bmxlegend #bmx #bmxculture #bmxhistory #artist #professional #diverse #bicyclemotocross #bmxtour #goodfriends #tajmihelich #blockbikes

comment 1 star 60 1 hour ago

So i met @rickthorne yesterday....had to fanboy for a minute, the dude is a legend in the bmx world. always hyped to see a fellow bmx rider/musician! #bmx #bmxlegend #namm2017 #namm #thenammshow #washedupmedia

comment 2 star 50 1 hour ago

The #vincentframes collector has been at it again - this is his third #vincentframesairzone! i don't even have an #airzone πŸ˜‚can't wait to see the build on this one, not too many #chrome ones about πŸ‘ŠπŸ» #vincentframesbmx #oldschool #oldschoolbmx #oldschoolbmxlife #oldschoolbmxfreestyle #bmx #bmxlife #bmxfreestyle #80s #80sbmx #retro #frame #frameandforks #retrobmx #ukbmxhistory #80bmx #bmxlegend #vincent #britishbmx #vincentbmx #bmxmuseum #brightonbornandbred #brightonigers #backtotheeighties

comment 3 star 77 6 hours ago

So many good memories from @ridebmx from sleeping on brads floor, learning photoshop to make ads, all the amazing shoots and sessions i got to experience and pages of stellar shots from so many talented riders and photographers. sad to hear the print issues are coming to an end. paper ain't dead but it ain't easy anymore. looking forward to the continued digital goodness they have in store, but i'll miss flipping through your pages. thanks guys. #bmx #bmxbrotherhood #bmxlegacy #ridebmxmagazine #ridebmx #printsnotdead #midschoolbmx #1995 #90sbmx #bmxlegend

comment 1 star 126 13 hours ago

Wow. seriously feel like a kid right now. apparently i got 2nd place in @thebicyclesource instagram curb endo contest! i'm not sure which part is the raddest. that its from the legendary bicycle source, judged by @mikebuff_ an icon of bmx or my bmx brothers and all their awesome entrees and encouraging words to one another. not bad for 46 yrs young. guess my 35+ years of practice paid off. thanks guys. honored and super grateful. maybe i'll get a leg lamp. #bmx #curbendocontest #thebicyclesource #mikebuff #bmxlegend #bmxcontest #oldbutnotout #shieldbmx #over40bmx #rad #oldschoolbmx #22inchbmx #bigwheelbmx #tucked22endo

comment 13 star 128 13 hours ago

Fred blood friday. young baby blue blood bustin his stevo impersonation. think those were are prototype quadangle glasses he's sportin. #bmx #vintagebmx #bellhelmets #bmxlegend #seracing #acsbmx #hipsterbmx #1983 #80sbmx #1980s #stevo #sequadangle #fredbloodfredbloodfriday

comment 6 star 170 21 hours ago
comment 1 star 18 23 hours ago

How's that for a super lightweight seat clamp... do whatever it takes (check out the drilled out rear caliper). again sharing the interesting story behind this super rare 'norm's bikes' jmc micro mini survivor that was at the gt event. info pulled from bmx society by 'dubplatestyle' and the response from 'dartag'. "on one of the pages from jim's (melton) notebook, there was a small group of frames marked 'norm specials'. they all received the numerical prefix: 84, there was a j84, p84, m84 and a handful of others, all starting w/ 'n'. i believe jon western has (or had) in his possession a unlisted b84, n84 (but it wasn't a complete) micro mini that was supposedly billy weeks and a n84xl". response from owner 'dartag'..."i just got off the phone with billy weeks, he confirmed that this n84 jmc micro mini is not the prototype but it is the second one and a 1 off custom jmc micro mini that was built by his dad and norm from norms bike shop in baldwin park cali. for the sole purpose of being the lightest raceable bike in the world at the time. the integrated seat post clamp was left off and an aircraft grade hole clamp was used instead all the components on this bike have been machined down to be as light as possible. from the hollowed out bolts in the goose neck to the freewheel that has every other tooth removed. machined out shimano 600 cranks, hutch magnesium 36 hole hubs lace to 24 spoke fiamme rims. billy confirmed he raced both n84 micro minis but raced this one more" #jmc #jmcbmx #livelife #rad #ride #rare #1of1 #bmx #bmxlife #bmxracing #bmxrace #bmxmini #mx #bmxmuseum #oldschool #oldschoolbmx #vintagebmx #bmxbike #1980s #80s #madeintheusa #socal #california #race #bmxlegend #classic #1 #uni

comment 8 star 484 Yesterday

Classic gjs love this bike! found this beauty as is, just had to add the red pedals. #oldschoolbmx #osbmx #vintagebmx #bmxmuseum #bmxlegend #gjs #gjsbmx #skyway #tuffneck #sugino #diacompe #mx

comment 2 star 10 Yesterday

January 89. throwing back 28 years today. i was in my first year of college and loved getting my mags from my p.o. box each month. bmx uniforms had turned to t shirts, sponsorship money was running dry, but the aggression and progression continued. old school was about to retire and a group of inspired young midschoolers waited patiently in the wings to do their own thing with the lifestyle they loved. #bmx #1989 #89bmx #80sbmx #throwbackthursday #harobmx #brianblyther #xup #freestylinmagazine #oldschoolbmx #midschoolbmx #birthofbmx #tailwhip #nohander #bmxlegend

comment 7 star 151 2 days ago

Closing out wilkerson wednesday with this super rare gem. pre haro ron sportin a gt performer, soap opera actress and the early curly mullet. maybe we should call it his gt wings or the permedformer days? gloriously weird times indeed. #bmx #bmxmullet #gtbmx #gtperformer #bmxlegend #80sbmx #oldschoolbmx #ronwilkerson #superbmx #harobmx #vintagebmx #osbmx #rad #4130

comment 12 star 391 2 days ago

Old school schwinn & atherton print ad, circa 1980. more on donny atherton and his racing career...donald atherton, from newbury park, california, is a former american "old school" professional bmx racer whose prime competitive years were from 1978–1982. sponsors & accomplishments listed: amateur team(s) 1978-1979 flying dutchman 1979 jag bmx 1979-1980 schwinn professional team(s) 1980-1983 schwinn 1984 pro-fit 1984 champion 1984 redline engineering 1984 works/pro-fit 1984-1985 vector amateur: national bicycle association (nba) 1979 national no.3 1979 15 expert jag world champion (nba/nbl sanctioned) 1980 16 expert and overall western states champion. 1980 national no.1 national bicycle league (nbl) 1980 16 expert national no. 3 professional: national bicycle association (nba) 1981 pro national no. 17 national bicycle league (nbl) 1984 pro national no. 14 american bicycle association (aba) 1982 pro 20" northeastern gold cup champion 1982 pro national no. 3 notable accolades: he won the 1980 nba best fifteen year old expert award he was named the 1980 nba most improved rider of the year he was named the rookie of the year for 1979 by bmx plus! magazine. #oldschool #1 #ride #bmxvintage #bmxmuseum #donnyatherton #schwinn #schwinnbmx #bmx #vintagebmx #oldschoolbmx #rad #classic #classicracing #bmxbike #classicbmx #chromoly #bmxracing #bmxrace #1980s #80s #80sbmx #bmxer #bmxpro #bmxlegend #vans #bike #mx

comment 4 star 182 2 days ago

Get ready to break the ice feels like time is standing still aiming right for you heart ready to take another spill .... that's what immediately popped into my mind when i saw this and now it's stuck and won't stop looping. curse you reynolds twins! #bmx #bmxmovies #rad #doubletroublebmx #crujones #1980s #80sbmx #1986 #oldschoolbmx #radical #billallen #vintagebmx #bmxlegend

comment 4 star 227 2 days ago

Launching into the remainder of the week on this wilkerson wednesday. bangs & boosts. #bmx #bmxlife #bmxlegend #ronwilkerson #80sbangs #80sbmx #harobmx #harosport #wilkersonwednesday #street #1980something #oldschoolbmx #harobikes #peregrinebmx #jimmyz

comment 6 star 219 3 days ago