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#1 2011-12-11 3:40pm

MickRich393
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1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

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1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

Group 1 survivor

Having unsuccessfully searched for an old school, daily rider for a few years, I finally pulled the trigger on this '87 Group 1 RS3 in Nov 2011. Not the highest-spec Haro, but I love the combination of classic Haro colours with the lines and geometry of a racing rather than freestyle frame - sorry twin top tube guys! I sourced the bike from the States (thanks Garrick aka Old-Skull) and had it shipped over to Japan, where these are impossible to find for reasonable money, if at all. The paintwork and stickers are original and some of the parts (chainwheel, pedals, stem, grips, seatpost clamp and tyres) have been replaced, but I like the overall look and it rides well. I may try to source some of the missing, original parts and would also like a padset and numberplate, but for the moment I'm just enjoying putting some miles on it!! Thanks also to Inoue-san at Screamin' Wheels for helping me get back on the road!
Update: sold in Oct 2014!


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#2 2011-12-11 4:20pm

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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

nice!


my post's # is low cuz I spend most of my time in the for sale section and all of my posts wind up getting deleted hmm

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#3 2011-12-12 6:06am

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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

Bike looks good.  Its getting me motivated to get mine put back together.


WANTED: ZERONINE/CW 24" fork.  Any condition

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#4 2011-12-13 2:58am

MickRich393
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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

Cheers guys!  Here are a few more motivational photos for Old-Skull:-

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/47558/dsc0306859b7d9dd71.jpg

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/47558/dsc0346859b7db4740.jpg

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/47558/dsc0366959b7dacfe3.jpg

Last edited by MickRich393 (2017-09-12 6:04am)

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#5 2012-01-16 6:54am

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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

I had this same bike as a kid but in red. I still have it, but it didn't survive well so I had to custom restore it. Yours looks awesome as a survivor...I often wonder what might have happened if mine hadn't taken so much abuse over the years!cool

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#6 2012-01-17 2:43am

MickRich393
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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

Have just seen your custom RS3 and I love the look of it with Lesters!!

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#7 2012-01-21 11:57am

286fsts
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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

Nice


my post's # is low cuz I spend most of my time in the for sale section and all of my posts wind up getting deleted hmm

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#8 2012-08-12 11:47pm

viperman
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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

Cool looking RS3, keep looking and a RS1 will turn up at the right time for you.
i rode this bike when it first came out, nobody could catch me, loved it then and love it still..

Regards Michael

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#9 2012-08-13 4:53pm

rlowride
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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

those original group ones are some of the best bikes ever!!!

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#10 2012-08-13 5:08pm

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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

Awesome find and probably not too many at all in Japan . cool


And then you say goddamn they ruthless

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#11 2012-09-01 6:15am

MickRich393
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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

I've seen a few Freestylers but so far only my Group 1! big_smile

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#12 2012-10-27 11:30am

hermes33
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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

Sweet RS3!!tongue
I just picked up a survivor 86 RS2, & can't wait to get her back to original.
The early Group One's rock!!!


1984 schwinn predator p2200 1986 haro group 1 rs2 1986 Schwinn Predator Free Form Z
1986 haro sport & 1986 haro master
1987 schwinn predator free form ex
1988 haro sport 1986 Schwinn Predator Qualifier

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#13 2012-10-27 6:02pm

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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

Nice...Had one in orange and sold it...sad

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#14 2012-10-31 7:02pm

MickRich393
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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

Thanks guys!  I've made a few minor changes to it, so will get some more pics up soon.

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#15 2013-04-13 11:11am

MiddleChildSyndrome
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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

Sweet survivor.  The Haro Group 1s have always been some of my favorites.

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#16 2014-10-26 5:39am

MickRich393
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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

After nearly 3 years of ownership, the Haro has now been sold. I bought it as a rider but my grail bike, an '83 Laserlite, has taken over those duties so the Haro became surplus to requirements. Gone but not forgotten, it's now cruising the mean streets of Tokyo! Sayonara!!

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#17 2017-09-10 3:23am

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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

cool

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#18 2017-09-10 11:44pm

MickRich393
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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

pkripper68bmx wrote:

cool

Thanks man! It's in a different league to your high end bikes, but I love the colour scheme and lines of these framesets and one day I'd like to replace this one with an RS1 or RS2. smile

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#19 2017-12-05 12:22am

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Re: 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3

NICEE. smilesmilesmile


NEED TO BRAKE A CURSE.....LOOKING FOR A KASTAN KEX OR PRO "S" MODEL-  F/STRUT FORK 20" OR 24 "

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