Haro F5 2003 Freestyle Dirt Jumper

4.4/5 (30 Reviews)
MSRP : $370.00


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Twistedrides a Weekend Warrior from Orlando Florida USA

Date Reviewed: March 10, 2010

Strengths:    the frame is very strong, has filp flop hubs with 14mm axles, gripy pedals, great cranks, locking pegs.





Weaknesses:    only comes with one chain tensor. stock sprocket and chain is weak. stock lever is weak. stock brakes don't stick to the black rim at first but work fine after you wear off the black paint,

Bottom Line:   
you might want to replace some parts. Most riders now days want a very light bike. For me I learned to ride on a haro backtrail that I custom built from the Dans comp mag. I spent $1,100 on that bike and could not brake it!!! That bike was very heavy!!! It pushed about 56lb. I can't tell you how many times I've broke chains, forks, bars, post, axles, rims, ans so on... I'll stick to the old stuff. It want brake....

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Favorite Trail:   Mccoy Trails

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   Value Pawn

Similar Products Used:   Backtrail.

Bike Setup:   cut down the bars 1.25" on both sides, Kink 44T sprocket, KMC HD Xtream chain, Primo wall tires,

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by wyatt,p a Weekend Warrior from madison,wisconsin

Date Reviewed: November 16, 2008

Strengths:    the parts are built very strong 3140 cromoly, its not gonna break and time soon,but its heavy but sticks to the ground and graet coast

Weaknesses:    danm, this thing is heavy but the way to get use to heavy bikes is ride a even heavyer bike for 2 days, seat and seat post way heavy cut the seatpost down

Bottom Line:   
buy this bike if you have the money form 1-200 dolarrs

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Favorite Trail:   miltitary ridge

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   dream bikes

Similar Products Used:   mongoose crush

Bike Setup:   nice

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Patrick Lefebvre a Weekend Warrior from Nashua New Hampshire

Date Reviewed: May 11, 2008

Strengths:    Mad durable, mad good bike for begineers, mad light, mad good seat, mad good handle bars evn tho they are stock, mad good rim liners!

Weaknesses:    shi**y a** grips, if pegs are on back rim and u have mad long feet they get in the way!

Bottom Line:   
if u are just begininng or have been riding for years ,this bike is a bomb a** bike i recomend you TRY TO FIND ONE THEY WERE ONLY MAD IN 2003 AND THEN HARO STOPPED PRODUCTION IF YOU GET YOUR HANDS ON ONE TRY TO KEEP IT AS LONG AS YOU CAN!!

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Favorite Trail:   The city of Nashu

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   Some dude who got ripped off ahaha

Similar Products Used:   haro revo haha what a joke
haro x-3
mirra co icon


Bike Setup:   no pegs, mad low seat, and dans comp super thick tubes

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by chris from williamsville, NY, USA

Date Reviewed: July 27, 2007

Strengths:    frame, bars, 14mm axles, pedals, spindle, cranks, bar ends, light weight pegs, chain tensor weight is decent

Weaknesses:    seat and seatpost are wayyyy too heavy. stem is also heavy. stock sprocket is big and weak. stock chain is pretty bad. THE BOLTS THAT HOLD THE CRANKS TO THE SPINDLE CAN LOOSEN ON BUMPY DIRT! stock stem slips a little bit. stock lever is weak and akward. stock grips are crappy. stock brakes don't stick to the stock black rim, especially when it's dusty. the freewheel in the back sticks really bad if it's not cleaned on a regular basis. giro cause nothing but problems.

front fork is heavyyyyyyyyyyy


Bottom Line:   
good for the money. if your not just riding to school or to a friends house and you accually ride bmx, you might want to replace some minor parts. i listen them above.
>>if your concerned about weight, you need to either cut the seatpost or get a new one. the seat is heavy and is just for comfort. and the front forks are lead. haha
their made for durability and with the 14mm dropouts the wheels is heavy too. the frame is very strong and not too heavy.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   ski market

Bike Setup:   mosh short grips
cut down haro slim bars (stock) but i cut them down about 1.15 inches on both sides
dirt harry lever (unbreakable)
oddessy long cable. (GET RID OF THE GIRO)
mosh stem w/ titanium bolts
primo 36T sprocket (it's heavy but very strong)
wal-mart chain (their cheap and fairly strong)
cut 5.5 inches off seat post and saved like 6 pounds. haha
GT 2001 lightweight racing seat
kenda tires: kutless and kovert


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by cam a Weekend Warrior from mass

Date Reviewed: July 14, 2007

Strengths:    strong frame and forks

Weaknesses:    weak crank and brakes

Bottom Line:   
great bike may need little work here an there

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   foxboro bike shop

Similar Products Used:   x-1


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jean faustin a Weekend Warrior from brooklyn

Date Reviewed: June 27, 2007

Strengths:    This bike passes the basket ball test easy.No shakes,No clanks.No noise . Every bolt is secure completely on this bad boy.I throw this bike around all the time.When i get angry, I throw the bike around.She still looks at me says.That is all you got. ilmao

Weaknesses:    If you like to fly high in the air and perform all of those super human type stuff, this bike is not for you.But if you are ready to tear up the streets, get this bike .I hate the rims, the brake levers, the left side crank,and the seat.

Bottom Line:   
Bottom line is if you are fresh to the bicycle game, get you a strong frame.This bike rocks at everything.

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Favorite Trail:   Flatbush avenue

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   friend's backyard

Similar Products Used:   previously owned
Age 16 gt performer
Age 17 mongoose villain
Age 19 mountain bike mongoose
Age 20 mountain bike trek 900
Age 21 mountain bike gt backwood
Age 23 motorcycle 1995 yamaha frz 600 sweet
Age 24 car 1986 mazda rx-7 rotary engine
Age 25 1990 honda accord plain
Age 26 1989 lincoln mark vII
Age 27 1988 chevy cavalier
Age 28 1990 honda accord fully custom body kit.pimped out.
Age 29 bicycle haro f5 function
Age until now. Next , i want a sunday frame.
Sorry i got carried away.


Bike Setup:   i always worked on my bikes ever since i was a boy until now.I threw on some ARaya double wall 4x4 chrome 36 spoke wheels SWEET
I threw on lhe latest animal tires.SWEET
I changed the cables to some odyssey linear click cables.
I put the crank on the right hand side.
I changed the brake levers.
I put some shadow conspiracy seat.
I had this bike set up for freestyle with 4 pegs and the front brake set up. I recently took every thing off except the back peg because it takes too much time, devotion, balance and fustration. YEs it is nice to do flatlands but i find it much easier to just get on my bike and hit the streets or a local park. i think i will do a decade when i am 90 years old or something.lol

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by RYAN EVERSON a Racer from texas

Date Reviewed: October 14, 2006

Strengths:    everything is strong i love it

Weaknesses:    nothing

Bottom Line:   
well it freacking awesome

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Favorite Trail:   none

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $150.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   regular bmx things

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Aaron Cooper a Weekend Warrior from Gig Harbor, WA US.

Date Reviewed: September 6, 2006

Strengths:    The strenths of this bike is the frame...I can go off jumps and fall and the bike will not ever be dented..Very strong!

Weaknesses:    The weakness is trying to sell it so if anyone wants to buy a nice bike thats in very good condition then email me at booboniccronic@aim.com. really need to sell! Located in Tacoma Washington....My name is Aaron Price: $350.00

Bottom Line:   
This is the best bmx bike for beginners all the way to pro`s

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Favorite Trail:   no trails but all street

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   england

Similar Products Used:   Redline

Bike Setup:   Got crank on left side, handlebars from Technoligies bike comp,Have an extreme gyro,Got dirt tires, with slime linings,..and much much more..

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chris Oliver a Downhiller from Northampton UK

Date Reviewed: January 29, 2006

Strengths:    Good weight, nice handling, comfy stock seat, easy to ride.

Weaknesses:    Hard to get.

Bottom Line:   
A decent bike overall, a shame i couldn't find it anywhere so i baught it off my mate. Nice handling and a comfy seat so you don't have to buy a new one.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $150.00

Purchased At:   From my mate

Similar Products Used:   Haro X-trail.

Bike Setup:   stock.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Daniel Bernard a Weekend Warrior from wa

Date Reviewed: January 23, 2006

Strengths:    Everything but

Weaknesses:    Cranks and sproket

Bottom Line:   
Asom bike just needed new cranks and brake system.

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Favorite Trail:   none

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $415.00

Purchased At:   Evertt bike center

Similar Products Used:   tons

Bike Setup:   Kick ASS

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jean faustin a Weekend Warrior from brooklyn

Date Reviewed: October 5, 2005

Strengths:    too strong

Weaknesses:    no weaknesses

Bottom Line:   
this is a great bike

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Favorite Trail:   prospect park

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   friend backyard

Similar Products Used:   My gt backwood


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Parker Douglas a Racer from tempe,az,usa

Date Reviewed: March 18, 2005

Strengths:    this bike is the best bike i have ever owned its pretty much all really awesome

Weaknesses:    i have been expriancing some problems with the back wheel/hub/free wheel. thats about it

Bottom Line:   
the bottom line is that this bike is freakine awesome, im a big guy, and this bike has lasted me longer than any other thing, i put a knew sprockt on it and its cool, and knew fre wheel, but thats about all the probs with it, so if you are looking to get a siick new bmx bike, look at this one, its really good, rock out and later.

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Favorite Trail:   none all street

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   el-camino bike shop

Similar Products Used:   none really

Bike Setup:   better than yours

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Brandon Montana a Racer from Oakland, CA

Date Reviewed: November 2, 2004

Strengths:    Srtong and sturdy, very reliable!


Weaknesses:    The left-hand drive is a bit confusing and the bike only comes with 2 pegs and a back brake. Personnaly i changed it over to the right after the pedal came out and i took a really bad fall. That was beacause of work i had done to it and they put the pedal in wrong.

Bottom Line:   
Great BMX bike
( NONE LIKE IT )
Best buy out there.

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Favorite Trail:   brandon trail ( Oakland hills )

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Similar Products Used:   Mongoose speedlimit
Haro Backtrail x1



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Balls a Weekend Warrior from New York

Date Reviewed: August 2, 2004

Strengths:    The entire bike is incredibly strong. This bike has been droped all over the concrete and smashed into walls and grinded on so many hard stone surfaces and it's still solid and makes no sound as if it were brand new....i don't get it. And the frame with or without the stickers looks beautiful.

Bottom Line:   
If your serious about riding and you know your gonna stick to biking then buy the bike. It's probably the last bike you will need unless, somewhere along the line you want a different image. It's strong as hell and that blue frame is gorgeous. Just writing about it makes me wanna go out and ride right now.... and i'm gonna do so.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Rob a Weekend Warrior from Connecticut

Date Reviewed: July 27, 2004

Strengths:    Overall Light, Light Pegs And Frame, Nice Left Hand drive, Grippy Pedels, Nice Color. (RaW)

Weaknesses:    Brakes, Stock Grips

Bottom Line:   
Overall Sweet Bike For Freestyle, Dirt Or Park.
Nice Ride And Nice Weight.
Good For The Price.
-Go-Big-Or-Go-Home-

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Favorite Trail:   My BackYard

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $299.00

Purchased At:   Cutting Edge

Similar Products Used:   2001 Dave Mirra 540 Air

Bike Setup:   Cut Bars + Seat Post, New Grips, New Brakes, New Dirt Tires (Haro Catapult)New Spocket And Brush Gaurd.

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