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Even though Torker built the first Haro Freestylers they got into building their own Freestyle frame a little late. 

With the new Pro-X race frames in 1983 and building a new Torker Team, Steve Johnson signed on Martin Aparijo to lead the Freestyle product line.


The Torker Freestylist featured...

  •      5" head tube and with the added space a beefy support tube made the front end really durable for Freestyle abuse
  •      Torker's double top tube design for built in platform and trick design
  •      Torker fork is the same style as the racing but with a rounded platform welded on
  •      Built-in brake arm bracket but this is the only frame I have seen without it
  •      Only came in White


Martin was featured in BMX Plus for a Cherry Picker how-to which had him riding a Freestyllst.  There wasn't a typical Torker ad campaign in the magazines and/or a product review as by November 1984 Torker filed for bankruptcy.  With less than a year of production and no promotions of the Freestylist these frame and forks are few and far between.  Martin created Torker prototype handlebars which became the GT
performer bars when he signed with GT.

Frame – Torker Freestylist with brake bracket missing (rare)
Fork – Torker Freestylist
Stem – NOS DK Freestyle platform with side Pott's mod
Bars – Woody Itson  
Grips – NOS original Oakley BIB's
Brake lever – NOS Dia-Compe Tech III's
Brake cable – NOS Dia-Compe black 1984 dated
Caliper – NOS Dia-Compe MX-1000's
Brake pads – Skyway Pro's with fins
Headset – NOS Tange 125 alloy
Hubs – Son-Lite
Freewheel – NOS Suntour
Spokes – Double butted
Nipples – Brass
Rims – NOS Araya 7x
Front Tire – NOS Panaracer Freestyle
Rear Tire – NOS Panaracer Freestyle
Chain ring – NOS Suntour
Chain – NOS Izumi
Spider – HUTCH original finish
Spider bolts - Alloy
Cranks – HUTCH Aerospeeds original finish
Bottom Bracket – HUTCH sealed all original
Pedals – NOS HUTCH Pro's with guards
Seat – Torker
Seat post – SST Command Post laidback
Seat post clamp – NOS Suntour
Valve caps – Gold



Jeff "JT" Tollefson