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Old 03-04-2013, 03:21 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Insane. Tons of pow and they ride pavement...without a helmet. No way.
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I think I'm on their site right now looking at how they work. Caster wheels between skate wheels? [B]Ingenious.

Years ago I had a caster board, which was apparently supposed to be "just like snowboarding". - I call BS!
It had several problems:
1.) It was too short for me.
2.) I couldn't rock heelside to toeside; it was this weird...squirrelly motion which was stupid.
3.) Worst problem: It was just balanced on 2 caster wheels and was ridiculously easy to come off it. I couldn't land jumps, slide, or come to a sudden stop and easily lost control at high speeds.

These freeboards, however, look awesome!


*suddenly wants one"
1. They sell diff sizes according to height & stance width
2. You can adjust the wheel height to add/reduce rocker. They also have diff bushings to tweak the responsiveness
3. The center wheels should solve this issue

*definitely getting one
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Insane. Tons of pow and they ride pavement...without a helmet. No way.
I noticed that too! Even though on their site before most vids star they show "helmet 4st", which I believe means helmet first.
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I noticed that too! Even though on their site before most vids star they show "helmet 4st", which I believe means helmet first.

Sure...Even if hitting a car coming up at that speed would turn them into flesh and bone-jam instantly. Just takes a piece of rubber or a rock on that road....
am I crazy ? Looks insane to me.
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So, is Freeboard the only legitimate brand for freeboards?
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So, is Freeboard the only legitimate brand for freeboards?
Now that I'm not sure...(after a quick google search)...That's all I could find but
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Almost certain Freebord is the only brand. That's because they still have the patent and the things aren't that old.
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Sure...Even if hitting a car coming up at that speed would turn them into flesh and bone-jam instantly. Just takes a piece of rubber or a rock on that road....
am I crazy ? Looks insane to me.
I'm a long time longboarder, with those you can stop, with these you can't stop.
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I'm a long time longboarder, with those you can stop, with these you can't stop.
But you can reduce your speed and stop depending on how much you lean on the side when sliding sideways and how tight the trucks are, in the same motion as you would on a snowboard.

lol I wouldn't go THAT fast down any hill like those guys in the video, though. Too dangerous for my liking, with it being concrete and tarmac underneath and cars...

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Ok so I'm sold on these and am definitely going to save some extra cash and get myself a freeboard this summer.

I read somewhere that longboard wheels work on these too. Is that true?
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