The newly opened House of Vans skatepark will host the launch of Haro's 2015 range, as well as the latest installment in the history series – the Rise of BMX Freestyle – Volume 2, written by author Dom Phipps.
Held on Saturday December 13th from 6 to 11pm, the evening will see Haro legends Dennis McCoy and Simon Tabron, as well as the current UK team, ride the underground skatepark with any visitors who bring their bike along.
Haro Bikes - The Rise of BMX Freestyle - Volume 2, is a 176 page book written and researched by author Dom Phipps. “Rise 2” rejoins the Haro story in early 1987, shortly after Bob Haro had negotiated the sale of the company to the mighty West Coast Cycle distribution empire. During that negotiation, a stipulation agreed on by all parties, would be Bob Haro and Haro Vice President Jim Ford’s commitment to lead the company into an exciting new era. Both Haro and Ford would agree, and the future looked brighter than ever.
The book contains unique personal insights and imagery from Haro’s freestyle, racing, mountain bike and skate team of the era. Personal recollection and imagery from Rick Moliterno, Mat Hoffman, Dennis McCoy, Eben Krackau, Mike King, Jim Gray, Lee Reynolds, Ron Wilkerson, Brian Blyther, Tara Llanes and many more, help to bring this magical story to life.
Copies will be available to purchase at the launch venue as either a box set (Volume 1 & 2), or singularly.
To confirm your attendance, contact Rob Andrews at Moore Large on firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 01332 274 208.
The House of Vans is located at Arches 228-232, Station Approach Road, Lambeth, London, SE1 8SW.