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by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Oct 25, 2010 7:40 pm
Forum: Seismic
Topic: Seismic springs color chart
Replies: 3
Views: 2979

Boris Miladinovic wrote:Thank you for creating the best ever rear pumping truck and one of the best rear slalom trucks!
Thanks for the kind remark.
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:00 am
Forum: Seismic
Topic: Seismic springs color chart
Replies: 3
Views: 2979

Well done, Boris. Many thanks for your time and effort in putting together this chart!
by Daniel Gesmer
Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:26 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2010] GANG OF GERMANY - GERMAN OPEN, AUGUST 21/22
Replies: 54
Views: 31124

At the request of Donald Campbell, I am posting the following results - Hybrid Finals OFFICIAL RESULTS Group A 1 DOMINIK KOWALSKI 2 HEIKO SCHÖLLER 3 CHRISTOPH BAUMANN 4 CHRIS SCHÜTZ Group B 1 SAM GORDON 2 CARSTEN PINGEL 3 PETER JACHMANN 4 STEVE PEDERSON Group C Spreadsheet data incomplete. …Dan
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:40 am
Forum: Seismic
Topic: question
Replies: 4
Views: 2591

No harm in filing away a bit of that aluminum edge. Though it would be just as valid to add a spacer on the inside of the axle, or to try a different wheel with bearings that are less center-set!
by Daniel Gesmer
Sun Apr 18, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: building a 6-wheeler
Replies: 15
Views: 8230

Re: yo!

Richy Carrasco wrote:I think that they should have there own category, but be part of racing! Not banned, but promoted for the sake of going faster and safer, if in fact that is the case. I was just saying how much fun it would be for a bunch of 6-wheelers to show up at my outlaw and shoot it out!
Well said, Mr. C!
by Daniel Gesmer
Sat Apr 17, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: building a 6-wheeler
Replies: 15
Views: 8230

I'm not for or against six-wheelers. But I have to say that in all my years helping to run races, it has seemed extremely rare that six-wheelers have a noticeable advantage. I've only seen them win once or twice, on courses that could be best described as Super-G. Much more often I've seen excited r...
by Daniel Gesmer
Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:22 am
Forum: 2010 Contest Calendar
Topic: [Closed] 2010 Planning ahead
Replies: 49
Views: 28778

I want an official statement from ISSA what they are all thinking about. And looking at the sponsors of that ranking says something as well I guess. Speaking for myself only, I see no need to create a second ranking system. And I am uncomfortable with the way it (www.worldcupranking.com) came about...
by Daniel Gesmer
Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Another Idea for Race format
Replies: 12
Views: 6113

Joe Iacovelli wrote:I am very interested in any new format that speeds the flow of racing, makes it friendlier to the spectator, or more fun for participants.
Agreed.
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: 2010 Contest Calendar
Topic: [Closed] 2010 Planning ahead
Replies: 49
Views: 28778

Jani Soderhall wrote:...and to upload results live to an "alternative" ranking site that some anonymous guys run.
What? Really?
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Jan 04, 2010 6:39 am
Forum: 2010 Contest Calendar
Topic: [Closed] 2010 Planning ahead
Replies: 49
Views: 28778

Rick Floyd wrote:Antonio - how does Excelmate export files that can be imported directly into the current ranking system? Or does it?
Marcus Seyffarth programmed ExcelMate to do only one thing: Move time data from the TrackMate timer to the Excel race database I programmed some years ago.
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue Nov 24, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: I'm back!
Replies: 5
Views: 2858

Re: I'm Baaaaaaack.....

Eric Groff wrote:Hi!
Where ya been the past few years, Eric?
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Feb 16, 2009 6:16 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2008] Prizes At The Gorge Games, Feedback, Complaints,
Replies: 91
Views: 33739

In private dialogs among the ISSA Board, I lobbied to withhold Worlds sanctioning until all questions were resolved regarding Gorge Games payouts. The Board was pressured to make a decision before this issue could be thoroughly addressed. And so here we are… If you don't see everyone on the Board ma...
by Daniel Gesmer
Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:24 am
Forum: ISSA
Topic: ISSA Logo - time to update it?
Replies: 152
Views: 78152

Karl Floitgraf wrote:I think we should have a contest. Preliminary voting round, get a couple finalists and then vote for our favorite out of those 2-3 finalists.
I agree, great idea - let's implement it!
by Daniel Gesmer
Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:31 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

Peter, I am still waiting for your email.

Please send the details I requested to: SeismicSK8@aol.com

Thanks,

Dan
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue Oct 28, 2008 8:32 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

Donald Campbell - Wow, what a surprising coincidence to see you posting here, and so soon after my last post! Peter, as I requested, please email me directly about your wheel issues. As mentioned last time, I need to know the specific problem with each wheel model, set by set. Have a good night, my ...
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

Peter, Virtually all of the wheels shown in your photo are old - some over two years old. We have not made green 77mm Speed Vents in over two years. We have not made white 77mm Speed Vents, or red 85mm Speed Vents, in over a year. Many of the wheels in your photo are probably from the first batch of...
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Oct 27, 2008 11:07 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

P.S. Peter, who is "we"?
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Oct 27, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

Peter, please tell me what wheels you've bought, when and from whom. We take reports like yours pretty seriously.
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue Jul 22, 2008 11:05 am
Forum: Timing System
Topic: ExcelMate your new friend?
Replies: 172
Views: 89236

Thanks to ExcelMate, I think the Hybrid and Tight slalom at Hood River ran more efficiently than any race I've ever helped at. Great work Marcus! However, we experienced errors during the Giant Slalom, possibly because the times were always over a minute. ExcelMate entered incorrect times into the s...
by Daniel Gesmer
Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:07 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: New wheels from Seismic etc.
Replies: 5
Views: 6219

The old 76A translucent blue Hot Spots have WHITE cores.

The new 81A translucent blue Hot Spots (in Black Ops urethane) have a TRANSPARENT (clear) core.

Dan
by Daniel Gesmer
Sat May 17, 2008 10:17 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: ExcelMate your new friend?
Replies: 172
Views: 89236

Wat Jani Said! Thanks for all your hard work on this, Marcus!
by Daniel Gesmer
Thu May 01, 2008 7:43 am
Forum: Seismic
Topic: Top speed on Seismics?
Replies: 13
Views: 12133

It's extremely difficult to reach speeds that high without the proper equipment and a very long, steep hill. For example, at the recent Texas Cold Fusion Sizzler event, very good racers with specialized downhill boards competed in a speed trap contest. Even with a long hill and unlimited pushes at t...
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue Apr 29, 2008 11:52 pm
Forum: Seismic
Topic: Top speed on Seismics?
Replies: 13
Views: 12133

You can say that again!
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue Dec 18, 2007 11:48 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: ExcelMate your new friend?
Replies: 172
Views: 89236

Marcus, many of the addresses on your email list are out-of-date. Would you like me to forward your announcement to everyone on my active racer list?
by Daniel Gesmer
Sat Oct 20, 2007 12:48 am
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents in NEW COLORS
Replies: 5
Views: 5230

Martin, thanks for your kind remarks. It's fun to play with bright colors!

How's life as a Guinness World Record holder? (Lots of folks are gunning for a new record, but it ain't official until it's official.)

I expect to visit London before long - maybe see you there!
by Daniel Gesmer
Fri Oct 19, 2007 9:52 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents in NEW COLORS
Replies: 5
Views: 5230

Stephen, do I have your permission to refer you to a good therapist in Mokena?! ;-)
by Daniel Gesmer
Thu Oct 18, 2007 7:47 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents in NEW COLORS
Replies: 5
Views: 5230

Seismic Speed Vents in NEW COLORS

Seismic is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the following NEW COLORS in the Speed Vent line: 77x55mm Seismic Speed Vents in 75A CLEAR MAGENTA (along with translucent red 75A, bright white 79A, and bright blue 83A) http://us-f4-edit.store.yahoo.com/I/3dm-sport_1971_117043.jpg (Clear ...
by Daniel Gesmer
Thu Oct 18, 2007 7:40 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Avalons In Only TWO Duros?
Replies: 3
Views: 3504

Our working theory has been that anyone who wants an Avalon harder than 80A is probably better off using a Hot Spot. The Hot Spot is essentially an evolution on the idea of a trimmed Avalon (as well as a primary inspiration for other wheels on the market). Nonetheless, we're about to introduce Avalo...
by Daniel Gesmer
Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:29 am
Forum: Seismic
Topic: taking baseplates apart
Replies: 2
Views: 3665

Yes, it can be done. All of the baseplate parts are press-fit (snapped) together. No glue is used at all.
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Jul 23, 2007 9:21 am
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: New wheels from Seismic etc.
Replies: 5
Views: 6219

New wheels from Seismic etc.

I'm pleased to announce the immediate availability of the following wheels: 78x50mm Seismic Blast Waves clear orange 75A - super popular, and back in stock! white 79A - back in stock, now with bright blue cores! purple 83A - NEW! [/i] http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/3dm-sport_1960_36450.jpg...
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue Jun 12, 2007 5:15 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: 3dm Avila 75mm/73a wheels / clear red
Replies: 8
Views: 8744

Scotty, at your bodyweight and at those speeds, I think you'd be better off on the white 77A or bright blue 81A Avilas... if not the white or blue 77mm Speed Vents.
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue Jun 12, 2007 5:05 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: 3dm Avila 75mm/73a wheels / clear red
Replies: 8
Views: 8744

What's your bodyweight, and what is the duro of the wheel that tore? Seismic and 3dm wheels are poured by the world's leading producer of grip-oriented urethane, using the world's finest goop. Given the quality of our urethane, chunking is usually caused by sharp surface protrusions tearing into the...
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue May 29, 2007 4:24 am
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: NEW Seismic Blast Wave wheels etc.
Replies: 0
Views: 3903

NEW Seismic Blast Wave wheels etc.

Seismic is pleased to introduce the new Blast Wave, available in 75A clear orange (on bright white cores) and 79A white (on "smoke" black cores). http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/3dm-sport_1952_2412394.jpg http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/3dm-sport_1952_2492082.jpg The Blast Wave is ...
by Daniel Gesmer
Thu Sep 07, 2006 6:34 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: NCDSA.com no more
Replies: 44
Views: 29713

Wes, stay with us! The slalom world needs your passion and commitment.
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Aug 28, 2006 4:53 am
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

Patience… patience…
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Aug 28, 2006 4:06 am
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

Did I say they were not in the works? ;-)
by Daniel Gesmer
Sun Aug 27, 2006 7:47 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

Brian – noted!
by Daniel Gesmer
Sun Aug 27, 2006 6:18 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

We'll make sure you'll be able to do that, Gary! By the way, thanks for your recent emails, and sorry for my slow response time. The Seismic U.S. Nationals (August 17 - 20) took a lot out of me, and I'm catching up on email as fast as I can.
by Daniel Gesmer
Sun Aug 27, 2006 8:30 am
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

Thanks for the props, Chris and Mark!

Ian, for many weeks I've been dialoguing with the factory about the core material and processing. We're on it! Regarding your other suggestion, thanks and stay tuned...
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Aug 21, 2006 7:19 am
Forum: North America
Topic: 2006 SEISMIC NATIONALS
Replies: 18
Views: 16114

Seismic U.S. National Slalom Skateboard Racing Championships Tight Slalom - August 20, 2006 Longmont, Colorado, USA PRO CLASS FINAL RESULTS 1 Richy Carrasco (Santa Ana, CA) 2 David Pirnack (Morrison, CO) 3 Chris Barker (Longmont, CO) 4 Jason Mitchell (Louisville, CO) 5 Keith Hollien (Gainesville, FL...
by Daniel Gesmer
Sun Aug 20, 2006 7:43 am
Forum: North America
Topic: 2006 SEISMIC NATIONALS
Replies: 18
Views: 16114

Seismic U.S. National Slalom Skateboard Racing Championships Hybrid Slalom - August 19, 2006 Longmont, Colorado, USA PRO CLASS FINAL RESULTS 1 Chris Barker (Longmont, CO) 2 Jason Mitchell (Louisville, CO) 3 Richy Carrasco (Santa Ana, CA) 4 Claude Regnier (Ottowa, Canada) 5 Gary Fluitt (Golden, CO) 6...
by Daniel Gesmer
Sun Aug 20, 2006 7:41 am
Forum: North America
Topic: 2006 SEISMIC NATIONALS
Replies: 18
Views: 16114

Seismic U.S. National Slalom Skateboard Racing Championships Giant Slalom - August 18, 2006 Windsor, Colorado, USA PRO CLASS FINAL RESULTS 1 Jason Mitchell (Louisvile, CO) 2 Greg Fadell (Detroit, MI) 3 Richy Carrasco (Santa Ana, CA) 4 Gary Fluitt (Golden, CO) 5 Jonathan Harms (St. Louis, MO) 6 David...
by Daniel Gesmer
Sun Aug 13, 2006 5:17 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: xcaliber spring trucks
Replies: 2
Views: 2214

I have at least one of them, maybe two. Never thought about selling, but let me know what you're thinking...
by Daniel Gesmer
Thu Aug 10, 2006 7:11 am
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

We're still researching the bearing seat issue. But according to the heads of the wheel factory, the bearing seats in the second batch of Speed Vents (now shipping) are tighter than the bearing seats in the first production run. We'll share further information as it becomes available.
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue Aug 08, 2006 3:57 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

Regarding the Speed Vent bearing seats, I've forwarded descriptions of the issue to the heads of my factory, and I'm awaiting their comment.

Thanks to Steven Hinzen for emailing me directly with a thorough description of what he experienced!
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Aug 07, 2006 10:10 pm
Forum: Seismic / 3dm
Topic: Seismic Speed Vents
Replies: 51
Views: 55409

When people email me directly, I try to respond pretty quickly. But I don’t monitor the various web forums very closely. Thanks to Wes Tucker for alerting me to this thread earlier today (August 7)! The design for the 77mm Speed Vent was a collaboration between myself and the head of the wheel facto...
by Daniel Gesmer
Fri May 19, 2006 6:46 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: For Sale: Seismic Rear 90mm 8mm-axle with red springs
Replies: 5
Views: 3360

Vlad, if you sell the truck, please give the proceeds to your favorite charity.
by Daniel Gesmer
Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:55 am
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: 2006 BRIXLEGG: WHO'S THE RULER (WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS?)
Replies: 31
Views: 23986

Sounds fantastic!
by Daniel Gesmer
Tue Aug 23, 2005 9:58 pm
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Turner SummerSki Downhill Gun: Primed And Loaded!
Replies: 33
Views: 37796

Wow, gorgeous! Was this made by Vince, or by the fellas in France?
by Daniel Gesmer
Mon Jun 20, 2005 3:32 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Slalom Skateboard World Cup Grüningen 2005
Replies: 38
Views: 28329

Sounds like it was an amazing event. Wish I could have been there!