Reader’s Rides – Bart RiemVis

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

Reader’s Rides – Nick Menor

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

The rise of the 0° rear.

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.

Reader’s Rides – Reinhard Krause

Reinhard has sent us his ride, although we know he has just updated his deck to something a little different (see end of post) Deck: Subsonic La Maquina Truck: Don’t Trip Euphoria Brackets: G|Bomb DD-s and Torsion Tail Wheels: Seismic Speedvents 85mm Bearings: Ceramics This was the setup that took him 4days and 450km from Passau in Germany to Bratislava in Slovakia. Reinhard also shared some … Continue reading Reader’s Rides – Reinhard Krause

Review – Don’t Trip Poppy

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, about 150 to 180mm in length. All the same! But … Continue reading Review – Don’t Trip Poppy