More and more bike helmets are being used for distance skating. To kick of the helmet thread on the Skatefurther Forum, here’s Ehren Mohammadi’s pros and cons on what looks like a great mix of bike and peaked skate helmet – the Bern Allston. Pros Weight : 12oz 16 vents for good air flow. Visor canContinue reading “Review – Bern Allston Helmet”
Dom over at Ride A19 had made a prototype pusher for their range of boards and it was recently spotted out at the South Coast Roll in the UK (The renamed version of the classic skateboard marathon at Goodwood). Here are a few sneaky pictures of the deck. If you have any questions, hit up DomContinue reading “Product – Ride A19 Pusher Proto”
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 deckContinue reading “Product – G|Bomb Torsion Tail”
Jack Smith is at it again, this time working with Filmmaker Robb Albrecht to create a documentary about the history of long distance skateboarding. Something we here at Skatefurther are very excited about. Watch this space for more. Push Teaser – Spring 2016 from Robb Albrecht on Vimeo.
Tusk Designs are new to the market, their website went live just this week. We have yet to see the brackets in the flesh (watch this space!) but orders are already coming in from all over the place and their instagram has been bombarded. Tusk Brackets are set at 13° or 19° and come in gold,Continue reading “Product – Tusk Precision Brackets”
Here at Skatefurther we pride ourselves on getting the best reviews from the best people. Who better to ask for a review of his favourite truck than Andrew Andras – Ultraskate World Record holder. When I got into distance skating I remember thinking a longboard truck is just a longboard truck, right? Reverse kingpin, some bushings,Continue reading “Review – Don’t Trip Poppy”
The new graphic for the 2015 Rayne Demonseed got dropped and we like it a lot. Has that kind of traveller/wanderer feel to it. The Demonseed is part of the Gateway Series, all with similar graphics. We are also loving the super simple 2015 website.
We here at Skatefurther are stoked when people want to get involved in what we do. Here is the first post of many from Jack Courtenay our new Skatefurther representative in Japan – 10 tips for skating further. Hi, my name is Jack Courtenay, 23 from New Zealand. In 2013 I longboarded over 1500km’s inContinue reading “Info – 10 Tips for life on the road”
Skatefurther prides itself of getting great reviews, from people who have put the distance in on their boards. Kyle Yan and Harrison Tucker are just that. Here are their reviews of the Pantheon Quest for Skatefurther. Kyle Yan I’ve been riding the Pantheon quest since the summer of 2014 and have skated over 1000 milesContinue reading “Product Review – Pantheon Quest.”
This is a great article written by someone who knows their stuff. Adam has skated a long way on numerous trips (he joined Bam – one of the original founders of SkateFurther, on his trip across Europe and later skated with Nat across New Zealand) in a team with support, in a team without supportContinue reading “Info – Adam C on Distance”