An awesome insight by Carlos Montalvo into the race that is The Chief Ladiga Silver Comet Skateboard Challenge. This year’s results: 2018 OVERALL Times/Positions 3 Days- 188 Miles 1 Joe Mazzone 13:42:05 2 Kyle Yan 13:59:23 3 Matthew Phillips 13:59:29 4 JJ Cobb 14:49:16 5 Max Frank 15:06:40 6 Jude Breaux 16:18:41 7 Ehren Mohammadi 16:49:46 9 Calleigh Little 17:17:50 10 Spencer Steelman 17:17:54 8 Drew … Continue reading Why we Ladiga 2018
We have known about the 85mm from Orangatang for quite some time. The 80mm Kegel has become a firm favourite with distance skaters and the 85mm Seismic Speedvent is up there as one of the best. The combination of Otangs ‘Happy Thane’ and the larger size means we now have a wheel that will last and last, whilst rolling like a dream. How do we … Continue reading The Orangatang Caguama is here!
Here’s a trip! 3 days in New Zealand! The Wanaka200 is the first of its kind in New Zealand – A 200km on road skateboard journey. The three-day trip will test you physically but what better way is there to experience NZ’s finest scenery? 17th to 20th January 2019 and at this point we are looking at offering – Transport to and from Christchurch (airport … Continue reading The Wanaka200
Stoked to share Bart’s rides. Because I know everyone likes looking at setups, here are my two distance boards. The mini is great to travel around with. Took it on the plane in a bag multiple times without any problems. In the left corner: Rayne Flux 139mm Surf Rodz Indeesz, custom spherical bearing by Paul de Beer And in the back there’s an adjustable baseplate 75mm … Continue reading Reader’s Rides – Bart RiemVis
Panta has written what is possibly the most comprehensive review of the 0° rear truck yet – a look at the history, manufacturers and different versions of many of the most popular rears on the market today. Head over to the forum to read his full write-up (yes we know the url says furter… ) Continue reading The rise of the 0° rear by Panta.
Jim Petersson is about to begin another adventure! Jim (Mr. Jim!) is someone we have featured here on skatefurther before. In 2010 he skated the 3000km trip from Chiang-Mai in the north of Thailand all the way down to Singapore. On 10th of May, Jim and two friends are going to skate around Sweden second biggest island, Öland. It is around 320km and they aim … Continue reading Skate For Kids
SkateFurther Nat got himself and new helmet and wrote a review for the forum. I have worn a helmet for a long time – after many, many years of fighting the inner skateboarder in me. As I started skating distance the advantages of a peaked cap really stood out. The peak could shield your eyes or neck (if you wore it ‘backwards’) and somehow the … Continue reading Sandbox Classic 2.0 Helmet Review
Pusha!, the First Official Long Distance Skateboarding Event in Italy and is happening on the 13th of May and looks like it is going to be HUGE. With Sponsorship from Antidote, 1166, Subsonic, Exile and a whole host of others, lots of European riders will be heading to the Corso Europa cycling track in Piacenza, Italy for the marathon. Alongside the Marathon and Half-Marathon races … Continue reading Pusha!
Sunday 27th May is the date for the 14th Annual – Mt.Tabor to Sellwood Park Skateboard Race! This is the longest running skateboard race in the Northwest US. This event is a charitable food drive for Oregon Food Bank to help the hungry in Portland. Visit the fb event page to find out more and to keep up to date with all the happenings. Continue reading P-Town Throwdown 2018
Over to California for our latest Reader’s Rides! Nick is rolling quite the setup! The Rayne Ego is a double drop, rockered platform deck meant for bombing hills and pushing far. The wedge up front adds 6 degrees to your truck’s angle and is wedged downward 6 degrees in the back. I’m running Don’t Trip Poppys at 61°/14° with a spherical hanger in the front and … Continue reading Reader’s Rides – Nick Menor