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Lake Forest, CA: If you’ve been wondering what these bright pink pucks with holes that you seem to see in every vid are, well wonder no more.
Keep it Holesom with those trademark holes
Phantom Precision Bushings have just been released. The precision formula , micro-textured 75a – 95a duro bushings brag conisistent compression and lively response
NEW RELEASE: Phantom Precision Bushings
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
Predator Helmet’s Us distributor Timeship Racing gives you a sneak peak at the DH6 3rd Generation helmet. Soon to Debut on the IGSA circuit in Late April.
Predator DH6 3rd Generation Sneak Peek
Stella Longboards announces their Stella Griptape line which is available in 11″x 60ft rolls and in 2 surfaces. They are designed with longboarding in mind and can be purchased in Coarse and Extra-Coarse.
Stella Longboards launches Stella Griptape line
Grip Tape Update: Read about the new Kung Fu Grip by Logic Skateboards. How to lay it like a pro with Motion Boardshop plus some tips from PSwiss on how to get extra vicious with a 3d concave grip job
Some news and tips from the Grip Tape department.
Vans just released it’s new Stage 4 skate shoes using it’s brand new wafflecup technology. With cupsole support and vulcanized feel, these babies promise superior board feel and maximun support.
New VANS WAFFLECUP technology
British Columbia: After getting Ethan Cochard to join the team, now it’s the Grom of BC Collective that are sticking Viscious Griptape on their deck.
Vicious Grip: Longboarding with the BCcollective
Zurich, Switzerland: A small but sweet test video from Yvon Labarthe of things to come. Your official IGSA videographer is now experimenting with aerial angles with an octocopter… Think of the possibilities
Small Rigiblick video with octocopter
Bushings are relatively inexpensive and seriously can change the performance and feel of your current truck set up. Whether you freeride, downhill, or just carve/cruise this tutorial will help you get the best ride possible.
Venom Longboard Bushing Clinic
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
Eugene, OR: Vicious Griptape snags Boomtown’s Ethan Cochard as their newest team member. His characteristic mix of dancing, freestyle, freeriding and just plain gnar should be a nice addition to the team
Ethan Cochard Gets Vicious | The latest member to join team vicious
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
Video makers rejoice. GoPro just upped the ante with their recently launched HD Hero2. This new version has pretty much double the specs of it’s predecessor with 120fps shooting and 11MP 10 Photos/sec
GoPro HD HERO2 Cameras are out with twice the Slo-Mo
Culver City, CA: Right in time for shredmas Loaded’s second round of race gloves is out. The new gloves featured a new larger repositioned reflective section ensuring high visibility in low lights.
New Loaded Race Gloves v.2
Triple Eight Announces Spring 2012 Release of new Downhill Longboarding Gear including T8-Racer Downhill Longboard Helmet and slide glove. The Helmet will retail for $299.99.
Triple Eight Announces Spring 2012 Release of new Downhill Longboarding Gear
The niche market of skateboard bushing got even more niche with the launch of Bitter Bushings. These are cold weather skateboard bushings designed to work at below freezing temperature.
Bitter Bushings -Cold Weather Skateboard Bushings
Love the downhill but pushing to get there is way too exhaustive? Well Fairdale may have a solution for you with their skaterack. This bike rack specially designed to transport boards will sure make life easier for some.
Fairdale Bicycle Skaterack
Loaded has launched their new freeride glove. The V6 has been totally overhauled to make it lighter and Updated with non-articulated thumbs for less chance of drag, synthetic suede palms and ergonomic finger shapes for better fit.
the new Loaded Freeride Gloves v6 are out
Check out the New SNAP Skateboard. This canadian invention is a folding skateboard. It is designed for easy storage after commuting. This seemed like a potentially gooD idea to implement for longboards too.
Folding Skateboard – The New SNAP Skateboard
Lush Longboard introduces their new Deluxe Race Gloves. It’s a no-holds barred, no-expense spared, price-is-not-an-issue version of their Race Gloves. Kevlar fingers and thumbs, Thicker Puck, silica/amara wrist patch…
Introducing – Deluxe Race Gloves | Lush Longboards
Munich, Germany: There’s a new GPSHD action cam in town. It’s the GoBandit. It looks like a Contour and sounds like a GoPro but it boasts advanced 3-dimensional GPS data.
Gobandit: Waterproof, GPS-Enabled, High-Definition Video Camera
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