If youre looking to replace a Machete go for the Era. Stiffer overall than the Verve with a sintered base. Similar to an Evo but I say better. Lighter and the rolled base between the feet makes flat basing super stable and front boards catch free.
Go ahead, drink that kool-aid.
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