Pusha!, the First Official Long Distance Skateboarding Event in Italy and is happening on the 13th of May and looks like it is going to be HUGE. With Sponsorship from Antidote, 1166, Subsonic, Exile and a whole host of others, lots of European riders will be heading to the Corso Europa cycling track in Piacenza, Italy for the marathon. Alongside the Marathon and Half-Marathon races … Continue reading Pusha!
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: Hi guys! First of all, introduce yourself and let us know … Continue reading Younger & Further
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 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 MFG ‘Snailbuster’ Hit up the mudflap thread in the SkateFurther forum … Continue reading Exile MFG ‘Snail buster’ mudflaps
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
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