That’s right people. The crazy scientists at Orangatang have only gone and released the Kegel and Caguama in a new durometer and colour. We here at SkateFurther have been rolling on Kegels for years and have loved the new Caguamas. The 77a blue’s look like they will be an amazing distance wheel and we cant wait to get a review up on the site after … Continue reading Orangatang in Blue!?
SkateFurther Nat got himself and new helmet and wrote a review for the forum. I have worn a helmet for a long time – after many, many years of fighting the inner skateboarder in me. As I started skating distance the advantages of a peaked cap really stood out. The peak could shield your eyes or neck (if you wore it ‘backwards’) and somehow the … Continue reading Sandbox Classic 2.0 Helmet Review
James Krasucki sends in our first tent review for the #harfangatang competition. The Nemo Gogo Elite – Minimalist 1 Person Shelter. The Nemo Gogo Elite is the bridge between a bivvy bag and a tent, in fact it can be utilised for either purpose. You may recognise this tent from the Longboarding Longtreks series; Adam, Paul and Aaron used the Gogo LE which is very … Continue reading Review – Nemo Gogo Elite
It was about a week ago. Cruising the boulevard, a sunny sky blessing every meter I rolled. It was late afternoon and the temperature was still higher than we’re used to in our little country. This was the exact moment I saw two attractive young ladies trying to stay upright going downhill on rented “longboards”.
After teaching them a bit of the basics the reason to skate came up. What was meditative to me was training to them. Turns out they were surfers and they were told carving, pumping and cruising would help them train their legs and balance.
When they rode my board they were amazed by the smoothness. Just as I was and have been ever since it was sent to me. The moment I took it out of the box I held my breath. “This is where skating meets art.” is what I thought. My 1166 pacemaker had arrived. After tweaking the setup a bit I am now taking it literally everywhere. The beautiful glossy green veneer not only my bag and shows everyone the SkateFurther logo, it also protects this piece of art from the asphalt after I pump it with my full weight.
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