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Sabre Trucks doing some bench test on a variety of baseplate (their and competitors) too see how strong they are. On the test bench: Sabre F38, Sabre GC45, Surf Rodz RPK, Paris 50°, Randal 50°. Can you guess in which order they stack up?
Destruction Testing — Baseplate Fail point
Our Wheelbase Magazine Catalina Island Classic, 2013 article is live and ready to party! We had such a blast on the island and this feature article is meant to reflect our major stokem!
The Catalia Island Classic, 2013 Full-length Article | Wheelbase Mag
France : A tribute to the youth and the generations who made the board rolling! Simple, innocent, light, this issue is full of colour and crunchy pics! [French publication]
UDmag issue #7 – Kids – A tribute to the youth
Double the bang for you bucks with Heelside making its latest two issues available online. Here’s all the reading material you need for this week.
Heelside Magazine: Issue 9 and 10 now online
San Diego, CA: Wheelbase Magazine photo coverage of the 2013 Muir Skate Downhill Disco. Great shots from some rad photographers within the community.
The 2013 Downhill Disco | Wheelbase Mag
Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Sweet Spot wins the best packaging award in the industry. Ed. Note: Some pretty neat packaging by Sweet Spot Wheels spotted in the fridge at Royal Board Shop
Sweet Spot Milk Surfers…Coolest Packaging In Longboarding
For those who can read portuguese, please enjoy the third edition of Brazilian magazine Crvis3r Skateboarding. And for the rest of us, there’s plenty of pic to look at.
Crvis3r Skateboarding #03 | Girls on Fire
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Let master builder Ezequiel Galasso give new life to your loved but broken deck by turning them into awesome electric guitars.
Ezequiel Galasso of Skate guitar makes your broken decks shred some more
Jacksonville, Florida: Check out what went down at the the 2013, King of Kona through a pretty sweet photo reporting by Wheelbase Mag
Photo Report – King Of Kona, 2013 | Wheelbase Magazine
Sixth issue of french longboard magazine UD Mag. Check out what’s happening in the region.
UDmag issue #6 – Résurrection | UD mag
Check out the neat skate photography work of Unai Bellamy featured on All Around Skate
The Photography of Unai Bellamy | All Around Skate
Concrete Wave Fall 2012 issu is now online. In this edition — Longboarding for Peace, the Ottawa scene and much more.
Concrete Wave Vol 11 No 2 | Fall 2012 issue online
Golden, CO: Another short and sweet video from Buffalo Bill Downhill 2012. this time coming form the guys at Seismic. Also make sure to check their photos of the event.
BBDH Bloodspill 2012 | Seismic Skate
Comet released this photo via their instagram of a new deck in the works. It appears to be a pro model for Noah Sakamoto, who, last time we checked, was chumming up with Sector 9.
A NEW Noah Sakamoto pro-model by Comet?
San Dimas, CA: The IGSA Noram Series wrapped up with the Bonelli North American Finals won for the second year in a row by Sector 9 Andrew (AJ) Haiby.
2012 IGSA NorAm Series — It’s a wrap and we have our winners
Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Workshop recently launched the Elby Skate Shoes, the first shoes designed with longboarders in mind. Created by a former Nike & Converse lead designer.
Elby Skate Shoes — Designed for longboarders
Skate House Media with a sweet series of photos from the 2012 Maryhill Festival of Speed earlier this year
Maryhill Festival of Speed 2012 Photos | SkateHouseMedia
It’s officially out. Rayne posted everything you need to know about their new 2012 Avenger. New features include 3d wheel wells and Fat Bottom Bamboo Core.
Introducing the fully Redesigned 2012 Rayne Avenger | Rayne Longboards
Toronto, ON: Potentially the biggest longboard gathering ever with over 1200. Here’s a video of the start and photos the 10th edition of the Toronto Boar meeting.
Board Meeting 2012 — Year 10 with over 1200 guests
Cathlamet, WA: Cathlamet Downhill Corral 2012 slide jam images from The Skate District
Cathlamet slide jam 2012 photos by the Skate District
Montreal, QC: Unikorn’s handcrafted board’s design is engraved into the wood by laser. This technique paire with a great graphic gives you the Moostaste deck.
The sweet handcrafted and laser engraved work of Unikorn Longboards
We saw them and cracked up. Rayne’s got a prety funny thing going on on their Facebook page, A photo meme contest. Here are couple of handpicked ones.
Some Choice Photo Meme found at Rayne
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