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Longboarding anyone?

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by FlawedXJ, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:18 PM
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    FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ [OP] mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    Hadn't seen this talked about much....Figured I'd see who's into longboarding. I absolutely love it...never thought i'd ever be the type to buy a longboard but i have and use it every day.

    Post up your board and any cool stories and what not.

    I'm going to go take a picture of my current board in a sec.

    Here it is....

    It's a bustin strike w/ 180mm R-II's and some abec11 70mm 88A flashbacks.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]

    Its a pretty good board. A little stiff for my liking but its fast and stable.

    Currently having to take a break right now cause i fucked up sunday night and beefed pretty hard. Knocked my shoulder outta socket and tore my labram. PT for 2 months....woohoo.
     
  2. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:22 PM
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    Brunes

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    I re-glassed an abandoned 8'6" board in college....Don't even know what kind it was. Surfed Rhode Island beaches 4 days a week and at least all day one day a weekend for most of my sophomore and junior years (including the winter). Surfed the Outer Banks on it too.

    I swapped to a shortboard after that...and then Kiteboarding, and since then have sold all my boards except my snowboard....

    If I move somewhere that surfing is better for my next unit, I'll probably pick up a new board or an ocean kayak...
     
  3. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:26 PM
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    FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ [OP] mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    if its on a board you must enjoy it lol.
     
  4. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:30 PM
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    Dark Knight

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  5. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    Brunes

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    Oh no....SKATE longboards...

    I tried one once....I busted my ass BAD....I haven't gone back....Disregard that other guy who posted up^ there
     
  6. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:32 PM
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    FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ [OP] mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    i wish we had runs like that where i'm at. at most i can a minute outta something mild.
     
  7. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:33 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    that run makes my legs shake everytime we do it. 3 miles of paved wave averaging 32-37 mpg. notice the drafting technique:D we nascar that shit
     
  8. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:35 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    I'll post up a pic of my stick when I get off work
     
  9. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:35 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    that looks so cool. bout how fast were yall going?
     
  10. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:36 PM
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    about 37mph is the fastest we can go
     
  11. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:36 PM
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    FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ [OP] mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    nice. I'm not very comfortable at 35 with the wheels i have right now. On my 66A's i'm fine.
     
  12. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:37 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    wow. AWESOME
     
  13. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:41 PM
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    haha I'm not very comfy at 35 either!
     
  14. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:43 PM
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    FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ [OP] mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    where is that run by the way
     
  15. Apr 2, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    Dry Creek Road, right outside of Johnson City, TN on buffalo mtn

    google maps this:

    Dry Creek Rd, Washington, Tennessee 37659
     
  16. Apr 2, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    Sector Nine 75A wheels
    [​IMG]
     
  17. Apr 2, 2009 at 2:36 PM
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    FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ [OP] mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    like it. those 150's?
     
  18. Apr 2, 2009 at 2:39 PM
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    tell ya the truth I dont know much about the parts on it, they say 75A on them so i guess 75 mm. I bought it as a package deal to keep me busy when snowboarding is in the off season
     
  19. Apr 2, 2009 at 2:41 PM
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    FlawedXJ

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    haha ok.
     
  20. Apr 4, 2009 at 2:40 PM
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    That board looks pretty stable considering how wide the trucks are.

    When I started boarding, (I'm 43), we has skateboards with chalk wheels, then boards advanced and had a kick tail, and got bigger, now I see boards with really skinny wheels that I don't know what the advantage of that is.

    So the sport grew, died, and grew back again.
     
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