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Forget early grabs. UK’s Royal College of Art graduate Po-Chih Lai has designed a skateboard that can go down stairs. Introducing the Stair Rover
Stair Rover by Po-Chih Lai at Show RCA 2012
The full specs aren’t out yet but Buzzed Trucks’ V2 will be supplied with a titanium insert. Their stress tests have shown a 50% strength increase from the V1.5 hangers
Buzzed Trucks set to release their V2 precision trucks
Bear Trucks have got some Bustin flavour going on. The Limited Edition trucks are feature an exclusive Bustin Yellow Dip and stamped Bustin logo on the baseplate
Limited edition Bustin Yellow Bear Grizzly 852 184mm
Venice, CA: Here is a closer look to the history of carver skateboards and there team!
Carver Skateboards : A History Lesson
Buzzed Trucks Double Baseplate. It consists of two separate degree baseplates machined into one to allow for a perfect turn without the two trucks fighting each other. Coming to a street luge near you.
Truck innovation from Buzzed Trucks: Double Baseplate
Navigator Trucks has got a brand spanking new website. The truck come in 3 flavours; Drone , Drone Precision and the Drone Hybrid.
New Navigator Trucks website is online
Brazilian Douglas Dalua Silva now rides on Mischo Erban Ronin’s Precision Trucks just in time to get used to them before the IGSA season kicks off in Australia in just over a month.
Ronin Trucks snatches Brazilian Douglas Dalua for the 2012 season
Who would have thought? While most people shred hard to end up with coned wheel and bent trucks, the guys at Method skateboards actually manufacture them new like that. Will this be a game changer?
Bent Truck & coned wheels… who’d have thought they’d improve your ride
Griffin Skateboards Axcelspring Washer Cups. These machined from 303 stainless steel washers have an inside lip that locks tight to the kingpin. Check the video for an explanation on how they’ll give you a safer ride.
Axcelspring Washer Cups — No slop
This 180mm Truck Review is the first in an ongoing series of educational longboard clinic by DB Longboards. The series will include everything from trick tips to gear reviews.
DB Longboards: 180mm Reverse Kingpin Truck Clinic : Paris, Randal, Buck, Bear
As mentioned yesterday here’s more info on the New Surf-Rodz 177mm INDeeSZ, Bustin Boards Edition.
Surf-Rodz + Bustin Collaboration | 177mm INDeeSZ, Bustin Boards Edition.
The SurfRodz/Bustin Indy Collabo 177′s truck have been officially announced. No more info on them so far than the obvious: precision trucks by Surf_Rodz featuring a Bustin logo. They will retail for US$119
The SurfRodz/Bustin Indy Collabo 177′s truck
Gullwing Truck Co. prensents the Charger 2 — This video showcases the newest truck to the Longboard line up. Watch Duke Degen, Jimmy Riha, AJ Haiby and Josh Hunt as they rally the latest creation down a local favorite hill.
Gullwing Truck Co. — CHARGER II
With K-Rimes out for the count someone else gotta promote those Aera trucks. Scott Scoot Smith takes up the gig.
Aera Truck : Scoot Gets Rad
So how close of a look have you taken at what your board is made of? TeamQuebec’s Dmitri Komarov brings out his microscopes to take a VERY close look at the different materials that make up your board.
Board Builder Files: A very close look. | Team Quebec
After posting Venom pro rider setup earlier this week, we come back with more bushings talk. If you ever wanted to know exactly what the difference is between all the shapes, Stephen Chick has it covered on the fish.
Hi kids! I’m a Bushing
Check out this neat creation by TheDaniel448. It’s a longboard made out of lego. Well it’s not a life size one but the neat thing are the trucks. They’re perfectly functional. Could lego be a good way for quick prototyping trucks?
Lego Longboard with functional trucks
Come along with Seth, Alex, and Duke from MuirSkate.com as they make their way down a lovely canyon run on the eccentric Double Dervish.
The Double Dervish — An Experiment in Board Design
After 2 years of development, Landyachtz has released their Precision Grizzly Trucks. The trucks are cut using CNC machines as opposed to being cast in a mold.
Landyachtz | Bear Precision Grizzly Trucks now available
A smooth video by Yvon Labarthe with him, Mischo Erban and friends riding the really scenic Col de la Bonette , French Alps. Yvon somehow managed to snap his precision truck hanger.
Freeride col de la bonette 2010 — open road
Longboarding Newsmakers. A graphic representation of what’s been happening in the longboarding world over the past few months. Available for download in HighRes.
Longboardism — The Newsmakers
The Onda board makers say you will glide faster and longer, and turn much tighter than any other board. The board actually raced at the Adrenalina Skate marathon. A cheap way to get around at $140US
The New Onda Board 2011
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