The Smokes are new premium skate wheels from Blood Orange. They feature the same core and sizes found in the Morgan’s and Jammerz with a new urethane formula that is perfect for fast freeride. Our Blood Orange Smoke review covers the ins and outs of the latest from the team at Blood Orange.
As more and more skateboard manufacturers enter the longboarding market, the diversity of choice has never been better for the modern skater. From shapes and sizes to materials and concave, there are numerous options to choose from. Still, there’s nothing as satisfying as designing, building and riding your own creation.
Roarockit’s Thin Air Press kit makes this possible from the comfort of home. Make no mistake, it’s not lacking in features. Follow along as we review our TAP kit and it’s result.
Slide Perfect is based out of the UK and have been designing wheels that slide across the best and worst pavements perfectly. They recently made these available at 9€/set – I couldn’t resist! Now I’ve spent a couple months on the 83a Supremacy and have come to appreciate these wheels from beginning to the end.
Ivey longboards is a one man team led by Sam Ivey. With a heavy background in both freeride and downhill, he has been working on creating a lineup of boards to fit everyone’s taste. I’ve spent the last couple weeks on his personal board to see what made his boards so different.
The wait is finally over! Aera’s RF-1s have now been available to the masses for a few months. Aera took strides to hit the middle ground forged market – Do they hold up? How do they fare against the competition?