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
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.
To Germany where Marco shares his ‘Reader’s Ride’ with us. 1166 Platform G|BOMB DD-Stubby and Torsiontail V2.0 125mm Don’t Trip Euphoria Riptide PSD Convex footstop Seismic 85mm Speedvents Bubblegum Seismic Red Tekton bearings You can follow Marco on his instagram account to see where this setup takes him and keep up to day with all the German distance skating over at LongboardLove.com. Have you got a setup … Continue reading Reader’s Rides – Marco Heinen
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
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