The Longboard Blog

  • 29th Jun 2015

    Mini Boards For Big Adventures

    Grab a mini cruiser for the late night runs to the corner store or thrash the streets from point A to point B. Arbor 31" Sizzler Shark $170This swallowtail shape burns through sidewalks with its quick…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 22nd Jun 2015

    Big Cruisers For A Long Summer

    The sun is out and it's time to cruise the boardwalk or local neighborhood. Go big with your cruiser this summer for chill rides and fun. Gravity: 40" Mini Kick Mai Tai Red $114A cruiser with a m…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 14th Jun 2015

    Quick Tips For The Daily Commuter

    1. Wearing a durable and well fitted backpack will help you stay balanced. Pack the heavy items on the bottom and lighter towards the top. This keeps your center of balance around your waist. 2.…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 10th Jun 2015

    Slide Gloves 101: The Basics

    (Landyachtz Space Black Slide Gloves) Slide gloves protect you during "Hands Down" slides or falls. Like many of the previous topics we've discussed on this blog, gloves are chosen around person…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 31st May 2015

    Bushings: A Creative Outlet Explained

    The Bushing. The true quiver killer. This small component sandwiches the hanger and sits quietly around the kingpin. It can transform your ride from one extreme style to another. The various durometer…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Scott Seelye, Photo

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  • Stackhouse Cafe and Bar

    13th May 2015

    Stackhouse Cafe and Bar

    Scott and I went on an adventure to the new coffee cafe down the street from The Longboard Store warehouse. Before even describing the ambiance, I want to immediately give the customer service 5…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Scott and Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 5th Mar 2015

    Bustin out the Boom Box

    Owned and operated by Keith Schuman, Recycle Music sits on the corner of Arizona and NW Bond in Bend, Oregon. The crew and I went to check out some records and shoot the Bustin 38" Boombox.…

    Published by Heather Peterson, Wordsmith | Scott Seelye & Ryan Kraten, Photos

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  • 15th Feb 2014

    Palate Coffee Bar & Arbor Axis Koa

    I woke up tired and dreary. The faint word of "coffee" escaped my lips like the dream I was pulled from. The Arbor Axis and I were out the door headed for work. Instantly greeted with blaring northwes…

    Published by Heather Peterson, Wordsmith | Scott Seelye & Ryan Kraten, Photos

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