Forum – 10 things you learn while skating an Ultraskate

We all have our goals, and Skatefurther ambassador Marco Heinen (@boozy) had a special one in 2016. After conquering Cancer in 2014 he competed in his first real long-distance Event at the 2015 Dutch Ultrakate in Spaarndam/NL and achieved 100miles. Just 4 weeks later, he was struck by a car, getting forced into a wheelchairContinue reading “Forum – 10 things you learn while skating an Ultraskate”

Info – Harfangatang competition results

Well the time has come! We have had some amazing competition submissions over the past 8 weeks – everything from tents to paddles, shoes to decks and even a route! After careful consideration we are stoked to announce the winner of the set of Harfang Orangatang Kegels. Harfangatangs! Congratulations Philip Hannesbo for your review ofContinue reading “Info – Harfangatang competition results”

Review – DIY Bo Landpaddle

Neil completes all the entries for the #harfangatang wheels. He reviews a DIY Bo Landpaddle. Hello SkateFurther my name is Neil Hayler and my review is for something that has been the saving grace for my long distance pushing and might help others. About five years ago I suffered a dvt or blood clot in my pushContinue reading “Review – DIY Bo Landpaddle”

Review – Nemo Gogo Elite

James Krasucki sends in our first tent review for the #harfangatang competition. The Nemo Gogo Elite – Minimalist 1 Person Shelter. The Nemo Gogo Elite is the bridge between a bivvy bag and a tent, in fact it can be utilised for either purpose. You may recognise this tent from the Longboarding Longtreks series; Adam,Continue reading “Review – Nemo Gogo Elite”

Review – Xero ‘Amuri Z-Trek’

The latest review in our #harfangatang competition comes in from Frank in Frankfurt. Xero Shoes Amuri Z-Trek Barefoot Sandals Although it is already fall now and summer is gone, I want to let everyone know about what I think are the best barefoot-sandals for distance skateboarding. Luckily I still had the chance to test themContinue reading “Review – Xero ‘Amuri Z-Trek’”

Review – Vennbahn

The first Harfangatang review for a route comes in. Karl gives us his thoughts on the Vennbahn a 130km long cycle track that runs through three different countries. My name is Karl and I live in Aachen/Germany which is just north of the German uplands called Eifel. (It has nothing to do with the Eiffel-Tower btw…) SoContinue reading “Review – Vennbahn”

Review – e|sk8 boards ‘Ouiija’

Next review in our Harfangatang Competition comes from Philip Hannesbo – The Esk8 boards ‘Ouiija’ The Esk8 boards ‘Ouiija’ is a portuguese brand. The owner António Teixera makes the most incredible handbuild longboards, in a very of different shapes. I got the model named “Ouiija” originally designed in cooperation with Tusk design brackets. First nice impression was that I gotContinue reading “Review – e|sk8 boards ‘Ouiija’”

Review – Harfang Stage 4 Kegels

Michael takes the Harfangatang Kegels for a few skates and gives SkateFurther a review. Great distances mean a great variety of surfaces, no wheel will be perfect for them all. Softer, bigger wheels will plough through soft gravel, mud and carry on spinning longer with every push but that extra weight will cost you energyContinue reading “Review – Harfang Stage 4 Kegels”

Review – Whatever Meketa Pro-model

First up in our #harfangatang giveaway is a review of the Whatever Skateboards ‘Meketa Pro-model‘ deck. And to give us the review and go in with a chance of winning a set of Harfang Kegels is Steven Meketa. The good people at Whatever Skateboards asked me to design a skogging board. The goal was toContinue reading “Review – Whatever Meketa Pro-model”

Competition – Harfangatang Giveaway

Competition time! We have hooked up with the good folks at Harfang and Orangatang to do a review of their Stage 4 cut Kegel. We are currently getting them tested by pushers and LDPers across the globe and will give you our full review soon. Meanwhile, Orangatang kindly slipped in an extra set of wheelsContinue reading “Competition – Harfangatang Giveaway”