Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to hob knob with many celebrities and or musicians & I can honestly say the only time I was purely star struck was when I met Bob Haro.
Today I’m happy to call Bob a friend. Here’s a bit of my childhood inspiration.

“Shown here is my original hand made BMX number plate – hand-cut from a 4×8 sheet of LDPE plastic most likely in my parents living room while watching the 6 Million Dollar Man. Back then each plate was hand-cut, drilled, riveted, decaled then heated over mom’s stove then bent to a handle bar jig. Can you say “low tech”? Note they were called Factory Plates NOT Haro back then – this was the true original BMX plate. If you find one on Ebay snag-it – I’m sure it’s worth some loot to some OS BMXer!

Bob Haro

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  1. Yeah! That’s sweet! I used to race at black mountain here in phoenix. Miss the old days. I found a old shop here goin’ under and picked up a bunch of old pro plus bmx helmets. Got 2 for sale on chop cult for sale, if your interested.

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