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    Why did you choose Haro ?

    Of all the brands, why did you decide to buy Haro Brand ?

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    1. When I was looking to purchase, PricePoint was offering the 2014 models for 50% off. (Still some left over there on clearance, BTW.)

    2. The Flightline Carbon 29 Comp was nicely equipped for what I was considering a starter MTB.

    3. I'm a BMXer from the late-'70s at heart and identify with the brand. I've always admired Bob's riding skills, artwork (<--avatar ) and bicycle designs. I know he sold Haro Bike Co. in 1993 but to me, it's still a cool brand.

    After living with my choice for a couple months now, I have zero regrets. It's all good! I feel like I got a lot of bike for real fair money.

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    2014 Haro FLC 29 Comp
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    1980 Red Line Pro-Line old-school cool :cool:

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    Is the 2014 flightline a better choice over 2015 calavera for entry level bike ?

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    Haro X1 (same as X6) - cheaper than Santa yet reliable

    My X1 is 11 years old now but I'm still enjoyin' it. The frame allows to "tune" the bike in quite a cool way so the geometry is not that outdated as in Santa's Bullit! I'm gonna put some photos of my upgraded Haro so you will see what I mean.

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    Price. That's the only reason to have bought a Haro in past 5 or 6 years. They really screwed up a good thing.
    Last edited by GOTA; 04-20-2015 at 01:40 PM.
    He who dares....wins!

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    I grew up riding/racing my Group 1 all over Northern NJ, so when I graduated to MTN bikes it was a natural fit. I've loved Haros since the Mike King days.
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    Best deal I could find

    I wanted a Niner One 9 with a 1x11 component group. Most of my local LBSs stopped selling Niner because they "could not compete with Price Point". I could not find one to test ride... So I decided to find a similar geometry bike to make sure the fit would be good then buy my Niner from Price Point. That research lead me to Haro FLC Pro 2015. The geometry for the Haro 17.5 was almost identical to the Niner One 9 small. Then I realized that the Haro came with a better component group (SRAM X01) than the Niner (SRAM X1) and the Haro was less expensive. I could not justify the Niner so I bought the Haro. I absolutely love it. It came in at 21.8 pounds before pedals. It is quick and fun ride. I only have 300 miles on it but I could not feel better about my decision.

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