Photo of the Seismic 73MM BlackOps Speed Vent lineup

Seismic Speed Vent BlackOps Review

Most people know Seismic Speed Vents as the number one long distance pushing and pumping wheel, but did you know that they are also efficient downhill and freeride wheels?

The 73mm Seismic Speed Vent was first seen around July of 2008. Over the years it’s been available in an assortment of sizes and urethane formulae. The 73mm size, BlackOps urethane and Energy Conversion core make a great allrounder.

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Arbor Sucrose Initiative Highlands

Sucrose Initiative 2018

Sucrose Initiative is Arbor Skateboard’s stand alone wheel program. They produce wheels using environmentally friendly materials that simultaneously improve the quality of the wheel while reducing the petroleum footprint of production and long term environmental impact from use. What happens to those ‘thane lines afterall?

Arbor recently refreshed the Sucrose Initiative for late 2018. The lineup now features fiberglass reinforced cores and two new wheels – Axel Serrat’s pro model and the Highlands.

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Aera Trucks RF-1

Aera Trucks – RF-1 Out Now

For more than a year we’ve seen teasing glimpses of Aera’s team riders shredding on RF-1 trucks. A more affordable alternative to Aera’s popular precision trucks with many of the same features, the longboarding community has awaited the release of the RF-1 with a palpable sense of anticipation. The versatile RF-1 is available today and it’s rad AF!

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Paris Truck Co V2 Macrons

Paris Trucks – Limited Edition Paris V2 Macaron

Paris Truck Co. dropped new limited edition colors of their venerable V2 truck last week as part of a lineup they’ve cleverly dubbed “Les Macarons”. The new colors, Blue Macaron and Pink Macaron, feature pastel baby-blue and baby-pink colors reminiscent of the popular French desert, Macarons.

 

Paris Truck V2 Macarons

Paris Truck V2 Macarons

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Season Starter – Helmet posting!

Preface:

It’s been a while folks. I’ve been away at engineering school for a year. I’ve been too busy to function. But now that school is over, I am back at the keyboard, and I am ready to produce good content for you. Great things are coming! Don’t worry, I missed you too.

Even though we here at LongboardEnvy haven’t been writing, we’ve definitely been skating. We’ve used some great gear, amassed great experiences, and we cannot wait to share them with you.

Let’s have a great season.

-Ryan (and JC)

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