Throwback - Billy Griggs on Haro 91 -
This past Thanksgiving weekend, the Haro crew headed out to Tulsa, Oklahoma to wrap-up the 2017 USA BMX National series competing at the Grand Nationals.
Brooke Crain, after spending the majority of the summer rehabbing from injury, finished off the year finding herself back on form with a 3rd place at both the Race of Champions and another 3rd place at the Grands on Saturday night - giving her a ranking of National 2 for the year. Brooke was also one of the few girls sending it over the Pro Section over the weekend much to the delight of the fans track-side.
Nic Long didn’t have the best Grands result wise but still spoke to over 1000 local high school athletes where the subject was challenges, motivation and specifically, how our athletes have gotten past the obstacles, stereotypes and body imaging to be successful. Very inspiring for the kids.
Nic & Brooke also supported the Thanksgiving Dinner at the Iron Gate, preparing food at the Equality Center while out in Tulsa.
On the Haro/ Promax side, wins at the Grands came from Madelynn Desantis, Chad Street, Braxton Elsen, Addison Finch & Gavin Freewalt. Madelynn Desantis was also crowned National Girls Cruiser Champion overall.
Photo Credit Steve Diamond
Grand Nats @usabmx - Madelynn DeSantis (Haro/Promax)
Brooke Crain 3rd at the ROC & Grand Nationals in Tulsa.
📷 Steve Diamond -
Grand Nats Winner - Chad Street (Haro/Promax)
Grand Nats ROC Winner - Payton Ridenour
Grand Nats ROC Winner - Kamren Larsen
- 1987 Group 1 replica frame/fork geometry and features
- Wrap around head tube gusset
- 990 style brake mounts
- Tapered seat/chain stays and fork legs
- Frame has a 1 1/8” size head tube, the 1” threaded fork is made compatible with the frame by using the included 1” to 1 1/8” convertible threaded headset
- Frame geometry – TT = 19”, RC = 15”, BB height = 12”, HT angle = 71.5, ST angle = 69
- Weight – Frame = 4.9 lbs, fork = 1.8 lbs
Price: $299.99 - shop.harobikes.com
Throwing this one back to 1988 with UKBMX National Number 1 Superclass rider, Tom Lynch, riding for Haro in the UK. Tom was both UK & European Champion in the mid 80s and was also featured in the 84,85 Kelloggs’ Channel 4 TV Series during the BMX boom in the 80s.
PC: Mark Noble
Haro/US Junior Devo Team’s, Kamren Larsen, winning 17-18x both days in Reno over the weekend at the Black Jack Nationals.
PC: USA BMX
Always good to see young rippers on Haro bikes at the local track.
Solid weekend for Nic Long up in Bakersfield at the Fall Nationals coming home with 2 wins and a second place.
PC: Tangent Products
New Haro /Dale Holmes Racing - BMX Pro For A Week YMCA Camp Edit by Justin Kosman
Tangent Pro / Am
Good weekend up in Northern California for both Nic Long & Brooke Crain at the Tangent Pro /Am State Finals at Oak Creek BMX. Nic took the guy’s win and Holeshot award with a nice $1500 in his pocket all in a day’s work. Brooke easing back into the race action after injury, hit the podium and also took the Holeshot award cash for an afternoon’s work. Great event and big shout out to the Tangent Crew for supporting Pro racing at the State level.
PC: Tangent Products
Haro / US Junior Development Report
Since July’s UCI World
Championships in Rock Hill our US Junior Team have kept busy on the race
front all Summer long. Noah Ramos and Payton Ridenour took wins at the
Mile High Nationals in Colorado and just a few weeks later Kamren
Larson took wins both days up in Washington at the Lumberjack Nationals.
On the State Championships side of things, Payton won her State / Gold
Qualifier over in Pottstown, PA with Noah & Kamren both winning out
West at the Tangent Pro / Am in Northern California in their respective
classes. Kamren also made the Pro/Am Main event in a deep class of 36
riders, which is a big stepping stone in the larger picture mixing it up
with some of the World’s best Elite riders. Colin Whittington who has
been focusing on school for the first part of the summer is easing back
into race mode getting on the podium at the Las Vegas Nationals and
coming in 2nd at this weekend’s States race in Lake Perris, Ca.
📷 Andy Olmstead.
Good weekend up in Washington for the Haro/US Junior Development Team’s Noah Ramos & Kamren Larsen at the USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals. Noah placed 2nd both days with Kamren grabbing the wins on Saturday & Sunday.
PC: USA BMX
Coming off of the UCI World Championships in Rock Hill, South Carolina, the US Junior Devo team spent the week traveling with Jason Carnes’ Berm Academy. Along their trek from South Carolina to Colorado the crew got to shred trails at Valmont Bike Park and Frisco Adventure Park, take a dip in the hot springs, meet a ton of rad people, and have memories that will last a lifetime. In addition to all this, they put down some hot laps at the Mile-High Nationals in Grand Junction, CO. On Saturday, the team was back in racing mode with Payton Ridenour earning a 6th in the 15-16 girls class, Noah Ramos with a 3rd in 16 expert, and Kamren Larsen with a 4th in the 17-18 expert class. Not being satisfied with their results, the team came back stronger on Sunday with Payton and Noah both winning their classes and Kamren finishing in the 2 spot. Next for the team is some much-needed rest, but not too much as they continue to train and prepare for future events.
📷 USA BMX
Haro / DHR - BMX Pro For A Week YMCA Summer Camp Edit by Justin Kosman
#Throwback Mike King winning the 1987 IBMXF World Championships in Orlando, Florida in the Superclass category.
PC: Chris Carter
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