Author: damon wood

Damon is a professional electric skateboard builder of over four years and builds under the brand Long Haired Boy Fine Electric Skateboards (LHB, LHB FES) and is also an active member of and leader in the electric skateboard building community. He's also a traitor and rides an electric unicycle, so don't fall in love just yet.

TorqueBoards Announces 110mm Kegel Core Wheels

TB announces a monstrous 110mm 78A with the community’s favorite core type. Details inside.

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Lazyrolling’s Reflective Wheels Are Very, Very Reflective

Daniel and Robin bring seriously reflective wheels for your night rides.

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Loaded Motherboard: It is not what we were expecting

Loaded sent me a new board that they said was targeting the electric skateboard market.

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Jed Boards Interview: What are they doing over there?

Leveraging the power of the intarwebs, esk8.news embarks on an odessey with Jeremy Bogan

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Riding Your Electric Skateboard In the Rain Is a Really Dumb Idea

It seems all fun and frolicky but the reality is that you’re just going to destroy your board in one way or another.

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Boa Constrictors Are The Absolute Shit

Our long awaited review of Boa Wheels’ Constrictors is finally here, Lynx bus included.

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My Time With Enertion’s Unity (Beta 1) FOC Motor Controller

I tried to destroy it in all the ways a builder normally would, I really did. I even gave mother nature a stab at it, but she couldn’t even kill it for good.

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20 Years of Barrett Junction

Bombing uphill to celebrate 20 years of the legendary Barrett Junction! Be there January 19th – 21st 2019.

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Why are electric skateboard ads such a bad influence?

If everyone should wear helmets, even if they don’t actually have to by law or rule, why are so many advertisers not doing the responsible thing?

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Eskating Is Not a Crime

Mixed signals, bad perceptions, and bureaucracy strike again. Inside are my thoughts on the existing policies, why they may or may not make sense, and what we can do if there’s any hope at all.

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