Smaller and lighter in every way, the Haro Mini represents not so much a down-sizing for smaller riders versus the Junior, so much as one that suits junior riders who prefer a lower and leaner bike.
Smaller and lighter than the Junior in almost every dimension, the Mini sits about 2” lower to the ground than the Junior, part of which is due to the 2.5” drop in handlebar rise height. Not only does the gross drop in height create a lower center of gravity by itself, but the lower relative handlebar rise necessitates a more laid-out riding position. All of this amounts to a bike which is quicker to respond and change direction than the Junior, for those who can handle the more extreme riding position.
The only real hardware change is in the crankset, which is 15mm smaller for less weight and a reduction in rotating mass. Otherwise, the Haro Mini is practically identical to both the larger Junior and smaller Micro Mini. Its T-6061 frame, chromoly front fork and Alienation Ankle Biter rims are all just as strong as its brethrens, while those Intense Micro Knobby tires dig in just as hard to capitalize on the Micros lower weight.
So, if youre a pre-adolescent shredder with a love of cut-and-thrust bikes and a need for serious performance, then consider adding the Haro Mini to your BMX stable.
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