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?
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.