We know, Colorado isn’t technically part of the Midwest. . . but Colorado does have the Rocky Mountains and the Buffalo Bill Downhill! On top of stopping off at shops and campuses, the Landyachtz Midwest crew also got to race go-karts as well as skateboard between some hectic nights at both the Venom HQ […]
San Francisco is the shit, these dudes put in some work for sure, and this new Loaded Kanthaka board looks real fun. Stay tuned for our product review on the Kanthaka coming soon. In the meantime, peep this new 18 Cubits video—also read below to hear what Loaded Boards has to say about all this: […]
In response to Caliber Truck Co. buying Skate House Media a new miniramp, the Paris Truck Co homies have just released this new print ad showcasing the ramp they built for us over here at Wheelbase Magazine. Wow! Thanks Paris! We hope that cooler is filled with ice-cold beer. Ha ha! Joking aside, it’s so rad to […]
Here’s the scoop. Highway Gospel is a badass documentary film about downhill skateboarding. It’s gritty, it’s real, and tells the tales of a some of Canada‘s downhill pioneers. This film is launching a US Tour and scheduled to premier on November 29th in: San Diego, Los Angeles, New York City, Orlando, and Portland. They need to sell a […]
Riding Giant’s Head is like nothing else you’ll ever do on a skateboard—one of the best freeride runs in the world, hands down! A couple months back we met up with the Sunset Sliders bus to go see this world-renowned road of raddaddy. We hopped in with the crew in Portland, Oregon—a crew already […]
Fresh from Guff’s Oven is the third video featuring Landyachtz’s Midwest Tour. Have you ever caught a jumping Asian carp with a bow and arrow? Well, these dudes have. Out of Ohio, the van gets well-fitted with some fireworks, fills up with some proper BBQ, and skates some local gems. They had to say goodbye […]
As many of you already know, there is a new founded sanctioning body for the racing of downhill skateboarding, luge, & rollerblading. This new organization is called the International Downhill Federation, or IDF. Some prolific downhill skateboarders and international organizers make up this new organization, and we’re looking forward to seeing how things progress. Just this morning, […]
The Landyachtz homies are back in Vancouver and pumping out videos from their Midwest Tour trip. Here’s the second episode with the crew rolling through Ohio. They hit some unique spots and parks and celebrated lil’ Dillon’s big day on the road. Peep it!
The Riviera Skateboards crew has been doing some really cool stuff this year. They revived the Catalina Island Classic downhill race this summer and have also been building a diverse and unique clan of team riders. In fact, our homie, and Wheelbase Magazine columnist, Amanda Powell, is the latest addition to their team. Congrats, Amanda! This week the Riviera crew […]
The Volante crew has just launched it’s new website ( volantewheels.com ) along with a new wheel called the Serrata. The Serrate is the second offering to the Volante wheel line-up, and is a 72mm, 82a, with a 53mm contact patch and a vented, 3.5mm offset core. There is a set of ‘em headed to Wheelbase Headquarters as we speak, so we’ll […]
The Landyachtz crew is out on the road right now doing their annual Mid West Tour until October 16th. Here’s the first video episode featuring their adventurers so far. Peep it! “We’re back for round three! 15 years ago Landyachtz was started on the University of Victoria campus, so we’re bringing it back to campuses! […]
We know this dude simply as Ari of The Gel Lab crew. We have been skating together and publishing pictures & video of him since way back before anybody else would. Well, things are changing fast and we have a feeling that this video is gonna generate some serious stoke and further attention to Ari and his unique brand […]
Comet Skateboards welcomes Dave Tannaci of the Sunset Sliders to the team with this new video and a team page too. Peep it!
The Andrew Mercado of Gullwing Truck Co. just sent us this badass video featuring a plethora (yeah, we just said “plethora”) of shredding and carnage from this year’s 8th annual Chilli Bowl contest held at Potrero Skatepark in downtown San Francisco, Ca. Here’s the scoop: “San Francisco, CA Aug, 25 2012. Toad & Salmon’s Chili Bowl 8 […]
Road Rider and their team (Kyle Wester, Malachi Greene, and Hayden Conroy) have put together a downhill skateboarding commercial that is scheduled to air this Sunday, August 26th at approximately 2:24pm PST/5:24pm EST on ESPN2 during Street League. Downhill skateboarding on prime time television! Oh, hell yes!!! Stay tuned. Monday morning Road Rider will also be releasing […]
Dave Angelus is a neo-hippy, a medicine-man, and one of the rawest skaters to ever step on a skateboard—dude’s got grit! This new Gullwing video is the shit, and definitely sets the standard for getting gnar on a longboard, and on all terrain. Watch this, get stoked, and go shred!
Every Saturday in the month of August we are giving away a set of “Swift” Bustin Boards 70mm wheels via our Wheelbase Facebook page. All you have to do is “like” the Wheelbase Facebook page and then fill out the simple form so we can contact you if you are chosen as our weekly winner. Tell the homies! Click right here to sign up: WHEELBASE/BUSTIN BOARDS FACEBOOK GIVEAWAY! Good luck everyone!
“Hecka tight. . . strong as beans. . . feel the different emotions” Those are just a few of the expressions Billy Bones uses to describe Landyachtz’s newly revised Drop Carve board. This deck looks like a truly shreddable sled. Peep Prince Dillon, Bones, and Finger Bang as they proceed to get busy on this new Drop Carve. Enjoy!
WARNING! 90% of this video does not feature riding down stairs! We are not too sure what to say about this crazy skateboard contraption, other than the dude that designed it (PoChih Lai ) most likely spent a fare share of his student loan money on the devil’s weed—which is totally cool—just sayin’. There’s also the begging question: “what […]
Legendary skateboarder Dave Hackett just posted this flier for the Need for Speed “Downhill Skateboard Reunion” which is schedules to happen later this month on July 28th down in Oceanside, Ca. Looks like an epic event and an awesome opportunity to meet some OG downhill skaters, and see some rad downhill equipment from back in […]