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by Glenn S
Wed Apr 26, 2006 3:20 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: SOLD: Tracker Race Track S Offset
Replies: 6
Views: 3719

Sorry everyone that I did not get back sooner. But yesterday I got an email offer to buy the truck. Will post back if the deal falls through.
by Glenn S
Mon Apr 24, 2006 3:39 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: SOLD: Tracker Race Track S Offset
Replies: 6
Views: 3719

SOLD: Tracker Race Track S Offset

For Sale: RTS Offset with 8mm axles by GeezerX $50 shipped
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by Glenn S
Sun Apr 09, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: SOLD: ICK STICK
Replies: 9
Views: 5736

Sorry I've not checked back in a few days. I had a few people PM me offers the day after my first post but the highest one never got back. So.... Yes, the board is still availiable. At the wheelbase it is at now it had very little flex under my weight. So that is all I can tell you really. But at le...
by Glenn S
Sun Mar 19, 2006 8:12 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: SOLD: ICK STICK
Replies: 9
Views: 5736

This deck is still availiable. Best offer anyone?
by Glenn S
Thu Jul 14, 2005 3:31 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: Traction Lab
Replies: 24
Views: 30053

Eric,
Thanks for the insight.
by Glenn S
Wed Jul 13, 2005 1:17 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: Traction Lab
Replies: 24
Views: 30053

I find it amazing to see what has come out of slalom skateboarding in the last few years. I would think it benefits skateboarding as a whole. Killer trucks like the TTC, PVD, Radikal (above) , Airflow, Splitfire, composite decks, wheels, etc. What other skateboarding discipline has generated so much...
by Glenn S
Sat Jul 02, 2005 7:06 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: front truck?
Replies: 8
Views: 7702

It's like using an Aston Martin DBR9 to go get groceries (I had to post a pic of my latest racing fetish, sorry). A Honda Civic will do much better for that, while the DBR9 will spank the Civic on a track, ANY Civic! Chris hey if your gunna post your racing fetch ;-) ... http://www.gryphonsolo.com/...
by Glenn S
Mon Jun 27, 2005 1:52 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Admin rights, please remove (for Glenn)
Replies: 1
Views: 3497

Jani, I'd like to ask for only doing photo assistance and uploading pictures to the server and avatars. I don't want to have responsibility for any administrative duties beyond photos and avatars. Just after Adam Trahan departed, as you know, I took on doing poster name duties as well. Seems that I ...
by Glenn S
Sun Jun 19, 2005 6:16 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: SITE MAINTENANCE NOTICE TO EVERY SUBSCRIBER
Replies: 13
Views: 14722

Adam, I've never gotten any of your emails. Send the avatar picture you want to oceansliderATcoxDOTnet and I'll get you setup. ----------------------------------------------------------------- I agree that avatars which are too off topic would make the site like many others phpBB forums that seem ci...
by Glenn S
Sat Jun 18, 2005 3:26 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: SITE MAINTENANCE NOTICE TO EVERY SUBSCRIBER
Replies: 13
Views: 14722

Yes, WesE I like that idea of letting members upload whatever they want and have told Jani that a few times, but I think he's pretty busy with his day gig and family to make it happen just yet. But if they need help I'm glad to assist. Are you saying that you'd like to help with avatars or take that...
by Glenn S
Sat Jun 18, 2005 2:46 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: SITE MAINTENANCE NOTICE TO EVERY SUBSCRIBER
Replies: 13
Views: 14722

Wesley, I have been trying to keep up on the For Sale topic. I've emailed posters and asked if the item has sold and then updated the subject line to "SOLD" for them. Jani said he'd like to keep the posts on the site as a reference and I agreee. I think we need a sticky post telling users of the For...
by Glenn S
Mon Jun 13, 2005 1:05 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Template
Replies: 8
Views: 6342

That a good point Ron. Even though I never had problems when I was making surfboards, I had a few masonite ones that lasted many years no problem. But I can see what you mean.
by Glenn S
Fri Jun 10, 2005 1:52 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Template
Replies: 8
Views: 6342

Eddy,
Best would be to use masonite. If just a one time deal just get the 1/8" stuff that is tempered on one side only. This is what is used for surfboard templates.
by Glenn S
Sun May 29, 2005 1:48 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: SOLD: ICK STICK
Replies: 9
Views: 5736

SOLD: ICK STICK

Foam Core "Ick Stick" -- This one is 30 1/2" x 8" x 1/4" camber. The wheelbase you see is 17 3/8". At this wheelbase it is a great very stiff flex under my 170lbs. It can be drilled out for longer wheelbase. It has solid plugs for more drillings if wanted. So really this deck would be good for maybe...
by Glenn S
Sat May 21, 2005 5:24 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Paris Slalom World Cup 2005
Replies: 130
Views: 100433

Hey Mark, I initially thought they looked sort of corny. But they kind of grow on you. And when you see good skaters charging a slalom course wearing them...they look pretty good: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/cover/photos/PSWC2K5_Tight_Hackett_Olson.jpg Good going in Paris! And thanks Vincent f...
by Glenn S
Sat May 14, 2005 4:11 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Paris Slalom World Cup 2005
Replies: 130
Views: 100433

I think what Mark is doing is great for the sport. Good going Mark! It's about competition and Mark is just sparking the fire. Even if those shirts look gay.
by Glenn S
Wed May 11, 2005 4:27 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: Hybrid Core Proto
Replies: 23
Views: 23375

Alex Luxat wrote:I think even if I won´t be among the fastest in my class that that has nothing to do with my ability to build a good skateboard.
good point and good looking composite skateboards!
by Glenn S
Mon May 09, 2005 5:02 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Gathering Posts
Replies: 98
Views: 82630

right on WesE thank for posting core photos of unknown skaters riding slalom for the joy of it!
by Glenn S
Tue Apr 12, 2005 2:11 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Exkate X-24 Powerboard. like new
Replies: 22
Views: 14135

Kenny,
Coming from such a good skateboarder as yourself I take what you say as a very good recommendation for a fun carving toy.

How is the durability of these? Do they hold up well, have you had any breakdowns? And would it be easy to get parts for them if you needed any?

http://www.exkate.com
by Glenn S
Fri Apr 08, 2005 1:57 am
Forum: Airflow
Topic: Airflow Martin Siegrist
Replies: 21
Views: 34083

Hey Martin, now that you've had this one awhile, are the foam cores your preferred choice for both downhill and/or slalom? And if they are would you change anything on this board?
by Glenn S
Wed Apr 06, 2005 3:41 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Banned members.
Replies: 5
Views: 6336

In the history of this site there was only one person briefly banned and that was a year or more ago and that ban was since lifted by Adam Trahan and was explained in full in a post by him. Just checked the IP ban list and nada. I have access but would not personally do such a thing. I think that We...
by Glenn S
Sat Apr 02, 2005 11:27 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Sold: PVD R2's
Replies: 8
Views: 4873

If anybody posts up for the whole lot and wants to part some out, i'm in for one as a rear truck Chris, Sorry, but I did not want to deal with parting the whole lot out. Probably could have gotten more than I did but I did not want the hassle of dealing with it at this time. If the buyer decides th...
by Glenn S
Sat Apr 02, 2005 4:54 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Sold: PVD R2's
Replies: 8
Views: 4873

I'd really like to see them go to good use, not wall hangers. I might have a buyer. Will post back if they sell.
by Glenn S
Fri Apr 01, 2005 2:43 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Sold: PVD R2's
Replies: 8
Views: 4873

Sold: PVD R2's

Thanks to all who offered but one person bought the lot. I’ve got two sets of PVD R2s with all the various angle plates, extra axles, and MANY-MANY bushings. Except for some minor road dirt pits, and very minor scuffs on the outside hanger of a couple, all the pivots are in top-notch, and my feeling...
by Glenn S
Sun Mar 13, 2005 11:28 pm
Forum: Split-Fire
Topic: the new front split
Replies: 32
Views: 41271

No worries Gary just pointing it out. But what I did not understand how you have a website without the "www." in there. Not sure I've seen that kind of web address before. I was thinking at the time that was the problem, but it is not. http://asphaltplayground.com/trucks.html But this one works as w...
by Glenn S
Sat Mar 05, 2005 1:27 am
Forum: Split-Fire
Topic: the new front split
Replies: 32
Views: 41271

Gary, when you put the "www" in front of asphaltplayground.com it does not appear to work right. The link you just posted takes you to a "page not found" page. So if your not on the World Wide Web where are you?
by Glenn S
Sat Feb 26, 2005 2:50 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: A new deck - Inspired by Tom Blake
Replies: 12
Views: 9113

That is awesome Jack. Very cool to come up with such an idea for a skateboard.

Not sure if your familiar with this builder but check out a modern master of the hollow wooden surfboard: http://www.hollowsurfboards.com/
by Glenn S
Tue Feb 22, 2005 1:59 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Cabbage's Missing/Abducted Son Found!
Replies: 9
Views: 7585

That is awesome news. I heard about this a long time ago. I could not imagine being without my young son for any reason. I can only imagine the pain it caused. Congrats Cabbage!!! Go get him!!!
by Glenn S
Sat Feb 19, 2005 8:46 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: UK Slalom
Replies: 20
Views: 11218

Chris, Please take what I have to say constructively. It is not nessasaraly the responsibility of others outside the UK to bring world-class races to UK! Why not make only constructive positive posts about what you are going to do to "make it happen" for the UK in the world of slalom racing. From wh...
by Glenn S
Sat Feb 12, 2005 5:03 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: PUMGO <- revolutionary Truck setup
Replies: 10
Views: 8243

Re: people will be architecting cities around these things

Steve Collins wrote:that thing rocks
Yeah literally.... "back and forth".
by Glenn S
Sat Feb 05, 2005 7:59 pm
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Do you still ride your old Turner
Replies: 43
Views: 45735

I'm with Alex on this subject. There are now other cores and resin systems that have properties that far excede the Polyurethane (PUR) foam and Polyester resin (PER) that was/is used in those decks. None the less, I feel Bobby Turner was the best at using those materials as far as skateboards go. An...
by Glenn S
Thu Feb 03, 2005 2:14 am
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Do you still ride your old Turner
Replies: 43
Views: 45735

Chris,
Are all of those made by Bobby Turner? Also is that a do-it-yourself pinstriping on that green Turner?
by Glenn S
Thu Feb 03, 2005 2:04 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Skate bags
Replies: 36
Views: 36550

Noah, Go to an Army Surplus store and get a camo laundry bag. Perfect for a TS or Hybrid setup. Of course this is just for protecting a nice foam core or carbon finish deck and does not have handles like the above. Basically just to keep the bottom from getting scratched up in transit or the non-ski...
by Glenn S
Tue Jan 25, 2005 3:30 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Manufacturer's contact information posts
Replies: 20
Views: 17850

Jani, could you check the Slalom! archive link?
And would you mind if I take a stab at the html for the Manufacturers pages linked from that front page and update or add others that have joined the field?
by Glenn S
Mon Jan 24, 2005 1:10 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Manufacturer's contact information posts
Replies: 20
Views: 17850

Eric, I think that Jani meant the http://www.slalomskateboarder.com page , without the phpBB portion of the address. Where the forum is http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/phpBB/ Hey Jani, can you make the ISSA tile above as a link to that front page? Here is really no where in the forum to link to th...
by Glenn S
Sun Jan 23, 2005 11:37 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Manufacturer's contact information posts
Replies: 20
Views: 17850

Wesley,
Excellent Idea. Without the gear there would be no slalom as we know it.
by Glenn S
Sat Jan 22, 2005 4:35 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Bot alert! -> New registration feature to avoid spam!
Replies: 4
Views: 4566

Also I think there is a feature that could be activated in the sites software where the person registering would need to input a randomly generated set of letters and number or a skateboard specific name or word.
by Glenn S
Sat Jan 22, 2005 4:24 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Bot alert! -> New registration feature to avoid spam!
Replies: 4
Views: 4566

Wesley,
Yes, seems to be quite a few. Many use a Russian email.

They are adversiting with posting a website in their profile. But I think they are also hoping that we do group emails, so as to obtain everyones personal email address. Which I've not know slalomskateboarder.com to do.
by Glenn S
Tue Jan 18, 2005 3:00 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: 30 years skateboarding anniversary
Replies: 48
Views: 39504

Rene,
To me you are the consummate professional / ambassador for the sport of skateboarding. Thanks for sharing that with us all. That picture of you and your Bro's on the nose classic.

http://www.sk8kings.com/new/images/gall ... RASCO1.htm
by Glenn S
Sat Jan 15, 2005 11:00 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: 30 years skateboarding anniversary
Replies: 48
Views: 39504

Re: 30? I'll have 40 please, thank you very much

I got my first steel-wheeled Roller Derby in 1964 or 1965. When I finally stepped up to a sweet laminated Hobie Super Surfer 1967ish (white composite wheels with gold printing) I knew I had arrived. I still think that was a great board. We ground through dozens of sets of those composites and had t...
by Glenn S
Sat Jan 15, 2005 7:41 pm
Forum: Independent
Topic: Indy101 - Indy109
Replies: 23
Views: 22529

Rick,
I've never tried a cut down 101. What is your feeling on your cut down Indy 101 hanger? How does it ride?
by Glenn S
Sat Jan 15, 2005 7:06 pm
Forum: Independent
Topic: Indy101 - Indy109
Replies: 23
Views: 22529

The 101(or 109) is one of my favorite front trucks. There is something about it that just feels better than the RTX up front to me.
by Glenn S
Thu Jan 13, 2005 2:55 am
Forum: Independent
Topic: Indy + Tracker - will it work?
Replies: 3
Views: 5531

What kind of setup are you trying to put together, a TS or GS? What type of deck is it? You could if you wanted to, cut down your RTX hangers yourself if you wanted a narrower truck up front for a TS setup and wanted to use an 88mm offset in back. Or you could put the 88mm Midtrack up front like on ...
by Glenn S
Sat Jan 08, 2005 2:27 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Discount on action sports dvds for ss.com members
Replies: 2
Views: 2025

Jack,
I tried ordering a surf video and put in Skatefriends in the coupon area but it came back as expired.
Glenn
by Glenn S
Fri Jan 07, 2005 3:47 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Karl Floitgraf is now moderator
Replies: 9
Views: 5897

Steve Collins wrote:Hey Glenn, there's supposed to be a freaky SSE local wind swell this weekend.
You mean like as in raining with muddy water freaky? ;-)
by Glenn S
Thu Jan 06, 2005 2:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: too snowy....
Replies: 5
Views: 4358

Surfing is my main desire as a sport. I started skating again only because the surf does not always crank in California. When I lived in Hawaii for twelve years I never skated because I was surfing almost every day, somtimes putting in 4-7 hours in the water on a good day. And if I was not surfing I...
by Glenn S
Sun Jan 02, 2005 11:35 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: truck picking
Replies: 13
Views: 9239

Cameron and Noah, I would think that you guys might be closest to the Oregon and Washington races that those guys have. There are very active and organized slalomer’s in both those States. And also maybe a tad further but the Colorado slalomer’s also have quite a few races. I'm not sure of the exact...
by Glenn S
Sat Jan 01, 2005 11:34 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Karl Floitgraf is now moderator
Replies: 9
Views: 5897

Steve, Thanks for the kind words, I appreciate the thought. But I really don't want this job. Actually I've really got too much responsibility here at this site with photo editing, uploading, and avatar management as it is. Hell you've probably got a ton more knowledge than me at this point with all...
by Glenn S
Sun Dec 26, 2004 6:56 pm
Forum: California
Topic: The Last Slalom Race
Replies: 5
Views: 5154

Jack,
From the title of the race I'm gunna guess a house or houses are finally being built on the lots next to driveway? Too bad that was a very seanic and layed-back location.
by Glenn S
Thu Dec 23, 2004 4:08 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: NCDSA is down?
Replies: 40
Views: 28961

adam trahan wrote:Good to see you guys keeping the light on.
later,
adam
Adam T.,
Your a punk. Which is much more than I can say for the other adam ;-)
Happy Holidays,
Glenn