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Side Project Skateboards

We are loving these handmade, vintage-inspired skateboards by Side Project Skateboards. Taking inspiration from the skate culture in the early 60s, each board is handcrafted from start to finish using found and recovered hardwoods, with each one bearing its own unique profile and wood pattern, ensuring no two boards are alike. The boards are handmade in Houston, Texas, in limited quantities, and are available as deck only or as a complete skateboard. via



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FLOWBOARD | REVOLUTIONARY NEW SKATE | Image

FLOWBOARD | REVOLUTIONARY NEW SKATE

The amazing feature of this board is the arched setup that lets you turn 45-degree angles with smooth edge-to-edge motion, giving it handling similar to a snowboard. A regular skateboard, which can lean up to 25 degrees, the Flowboard - allows you to carve at 45 degrees, using 14 wheels rather then the traditional 4....
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TREADWALL

How cool is this? Treadwall is the perfect workout and training aid for climbers, it combines the climbing wall with the treadmill! It basically puts a rock wall in motion allowing you to climb as much as you want. Both speed and wall angle are adjustable, letting the user set the pace and level of difficulty....
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STAIR-ROVER LONGBOARD | Image

STAIR-ROVER LONGBOARD

Another interesting project from crowdsourcing site Kickstarter, the "Stair-Rover" is a longboard unlike any other. Its main feature? a unique eight-wheeled mechanism that allows the board to glide down steps! On normal flat ground the board rides the same as any traditional longboard, but on uneven ground the innovative chassis goes to work. watch the video of the board in action...
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