Younger & Further

Skatefurther’s Nat got to sit down (well everyone was sitting but in different hemispheres! ) and chat with Jasper and Eliah, just 2 of the 6 members of the ‘Younger & Further’ distance skating team to find out a bit more about them, what they are up to and what they have planned. SF: HiContinue reading “Younger & Further”

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 andContinue reading “The rise of the 0° rear.”

Exile MFG ‘Snail buster’ mudflaps

We have been keeping an eye on Exile MFG for a while now, they make rad brackets, rear trucks and now, to solve the issues with rain and snails, have started producing mudflaps. Made of carbon and designed to fit around any bracket system, the €35 mudflap is a thing of pure beauty. The Exile MFGContinue reading “Exile MFG ‘Snail buster’ mudflaps”

Product – Exile Insania

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. YouContinue reading “Product – Exile Insania”

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 fromContinue reading “Reader’s Rides – Reinhard Krause”