One of the biggest developments over the past few years has been the move from symmetrical low push setups OR topmount LDP setups to the hybrid/slalom/bracket style. Initially truck design led the way with companies building LDP specific trucks with built in angles (usually around the 60°/10° mark) this meant that topmounts got lower and wedged risers and pre-bending 2inch hardware slowly disappeared. Drop brackets … Continue reading The rise of the 0° rear.
We have been keeping an eye on Poland and their Push or Die push team for a while now. The blossoming distance scene there has been supported in part by Exile MFG who have been making brackets that adorn many European setups. Their new 0° rear, the ‘Insania’ will be available from the Exile website http://www.exilemfg.eu. You can also keep up with all the amazing things they … Continue reading Product – Exile Insania
G|Bomb have been high on the distance skater’s radar for many years now. Their original bracket system was picked up by skaters because of the ride height and adjustability options. In the past few years G|Bomb have pushed into the hybrid push/pump market and upped their game with the torsion tail, a revolutionary design for a 0° rear truck. The G|Bomb team includes some of the … Continue reading Product – G|Bomb Stubby
A few moths ago we let you know about the release of Tusk Brackets from Holland. Business has been busy and we are glad to be able to give you a review thanks to Zach down in New Zealand. He has been skating further on his brackets for a while now and gave us the low-down on Tusk. Tusk design brackets are handmade by a down … Continue reading Review – Tusk Brackets
G|Bomb have always led the way with the bracket system for your boards. This is the latest – The Torsion Tail. Introducing our G|Bomb Torsion Tail. The new patent pending design integrates zero degree truck performance, and a lively spring return, into the structure of the board. By eliminating the traditional rear truck and deck support, the design offers significant weight savings, improved performance, and … Continue reading Product – G|Bomb Torsion Tail