The 1997 Haro Elite Pro XL is for the fanatic. National points chaser. Probably the last bike he'll buy before getting a factory ride. Series 7005 Aluminum V-Bar frame. CRMO threadless tapered fork. Shimano DX V-brakes. Shimano DX lever. Shimano DX clipless pedal. Fusion SpeedRacer 3 degree CRMO bars. Fusion CRMO 180mm 3pc cranks. Araya RB17 CP rims. Suzue sealed hubs/ss spokes.
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Made in Taiwan.
The first number in the serial indicates year of production (1996 or 1997). X in the serial indicates production Month (E to L - May to Dec). Y in the serial indicates production Month (A to D - Jan to April).
Bikes made in Taiwan usually had an 5-8 month production and shipping timeline before they were sold in bike shops around the world. Bikes welded in the later months of the year would normally be made for the following year.