A nice kicktail where you can plant your foot is great for shortboard styler Carver riding. I'm 6'2 and ride a 33" Matt Hoy Carver with 17 1/2" wheelbase. My back foot is on the tail 100% of the...
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May 5, 2014, 05:41 PM
May 5, 2014, 05:15 PM
Very cool, thanks for sharing.
No reason to not enjoy skating over 30 especially when something like a Carver is available. Makes even relaxed cruising super fun. In any case i play it safe an get...
Apr 24, 2014, 09:43 AM
Yeah totally. Bones SPF is really hard. 92a has been a good compromise for me in the park for speed and grip as is a 60mm size. I think a lot is also about preference especially with something like a...
Apr 24, 2014, 09:26 AM
Obviously the advantage of more symmetrical wheels is that you can rotate them to avoid coning.
If you need a wheel for allround cruising and carving around town on the streets and you liked the...
Apr 23, 2014, 08:28 AM
Depends on the surface you wanna ride on. Like i wrote the standard 78a Carver wheels worked great for me for streets. In the park on relatively smooth terrain i prefer my Divine 92a 60mm wheels and...
Apr 21, 2014, 10:16 AM
The whole system affects the speed. Appropriate wheels for the surface. Good, clean well lubricated bearings. Fitting spacers. Speed rings on the inside and outside of the wheel.
Apr 20, 2014, 10:59 AM
How did you manage to get it out? Looks like it is pushed in harder than on a traditional truck.
Luckily my kingpin hasn't broken yet but definitely worries me when doing grinds.
Apr 20, 2014, 10:46 AM
My back wheels wear down much quicker than the front wheels. And also the outside wears quicker than the inside of the wheels.
So i flip the wheels inside out and change front and back wheels from...
Apr 20, 2014, 10:41 AM
I also recently started riding the park and bowl with my 33" Carver Matt Hoy with C7s. Seriously fun and got me stoked on riding park again, i don't think i can ever go back to normal trucks....
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