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The SkateDock Skateboard Rack – Public parking for your deck. With a rising popularity of commuting via skateboard, Park-a-bike came up with a solution for public parking your deck. The question is would you trust it?
The SkateDock Skateboard Rack – Public parking for your deck
Check out these neat looking longboard backpack made by Colombian Daun-Gil. These packs are custom made to exactly fit the dimension of your longboard.
Longboard Backpacks by Daun-Gil
Evolve Skateboard is an electric longboard. Electric say you, oh no… But at only 8kg, the 5 ply bamboo deck is almost half the weight of other electric skateboards we’ve seen out there. It actually almost looks like a normal board.
Evolve Skateboards | Bluetooth enabled and at only 8kg…
Obed Boardbags luanched their new longboard backpack, the 01. The smallest of its siblings the 02 and 03, the 01. The Obed bags are specifically designed for carrying longboard and your gear.
Obed Boardbags Releases their new 01 Longboard Backpack
Proof that everything with skate wheel on makes things better: CineSkates Camera Sliders by Justin Jensen. I’m not sure how this would fare on the street for longboard movies but still heck of a good idea.
CineSkates Camera Sliders by Justin Jensen
Team Quebec’s Kevin LeFrank follows up with a recent post and sits down with Kelcey from NJK leathers for an interview about the company. Some very interesting stuff for anyone into downhill.
Interview with Kelcey from NJK Leathers | Team Quebec
The World’s First Longboard Film Festival is asking all longboardism.com readers to submit their edited longboarding footage and the best will be showcased at the event which will be in conjunction with the 2011 Longboard Trade Expo
The World’s First Longboard Film Festival is looking for entry
Gerber will soon be launching mutiltool with Tripod mount. This baby won’t be out till next year meaning that there may still be time to get them to add skate tool features to this.. we can only dream.
Make Me a Skate tool like this – Gerber mutiltool with Tripod mount
Wired.com reviews the gear that allows you to make those awesome videos; POV cameras. The Contour HD with it’s lazer guided feature comes out as editor’s pick.
POV Cams Capture the Action–Without Interrupting It | Product Reviews | Wired.com
Seismic introduces Tekton™ bearings. The bearing behind Mischo Erban Official IGSA Downhill Speed World Record.
Seismic introduces Tekton™ bearings
Scored this awesome T-shirt from the Skate Invaders at one of the sessions tonight. Just love the design so sharing it here. On a sad note one of the invaders took a bad bail. Get better soon Chris.
SKate Invaders awesome T-shirt
Article about ABEC ratings. There’s a lot of myth and misconception about bearings and this read will enlighten you. Nothing to do with wheel manufacturer ABEC11 – They just happen to share the same name.
ABEC (Annular Bearing Engineering Committee) Standards
GoPro Launches 3D HERO® System; World’s Smallest 1080p 3D Camera. Professional Quality at a Consumer Price.
GoPro 3D HERO System – World’s Smallest 1080p 3D camera
Go Pro is beefing up it’s 3d capabilities by acquiring Software Company, CineForm Inc and incorporating it’s 3d editing technology in it’s soon to be released 3D HERO® System, an expansion accessory for GoPro’s 1080p HD HERO.
GoPro® gets serious on 3d by Acquiring Software Company, CineForm®, Inc
If you still haven’t got a subscription to Concrete Wave, you can go online and view the 2011 Winter edition which highlight the scene in Paris + the 2011 buyers Buyers Guide.
Concrete Wave 2011 Winter edition + Buyers Guide now online
Last night was the 2011 Concrete Wave Reader’s Choice Awards ceremony at the NYC Longboard Expo. Everyone seems to be riding the Rayne Train with the company taking 3 of the 8 awards for Favourite Decks
2011 Concrete Wave Readers Choice Awards
2011 Longboard Buyers Guide by Concrete Wave Magazine- The most complete guide to all longboarding product is finally out. Download it Now from the Fish.
2011 Longboard Buyers Guide by Concrete Wave Magazine
Obed Boardbags launches their 02 Longboard Backpack. a smaller version of their 03. We’re totally digging the design. Get a closer look at the bag at the Longboard Expo in NYC this weekend
Obed Boardbags: 02 Longboard Backpack
Admit it, you have a leather fetish and wish you could be wearing some all the time, not just for DH. Well someone thought of you and made the Viva Helmet. Ladies I think that helmet was made for you!
Leather helmet – Ladies bucket up!
Surftrux – Newly patented skate trucks allow for easy pumping even up gradual hills. Easy lean steering keeps your feet at a proper angle to the board so you can surf super tight turns.
Surftrux- New patented skateboard trucks
This is the revolutionary Eaglider skateboard – Because it’s humpday and everyone needs a good laugh.
Looking for some riser pads? How about some with an eco-conscience. Monkey Buisness Make their Terrariser out of 100% Bamboo and 1% of sales goes to the planet.
Monkey Business – Terrariser
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