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by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Apr 09, 2003 6:42 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: www.slalomskateboarder.com Banners for RACE DISPLAY!
Replies: 10
Views: 3722

we will put the banner in all the races made here in Venezuela.

Adam, any chance of getting one wheni go to TG3?
leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Apr 03, 2003 7:10 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Gathering III Q & A
Replies: 49
Views: 25811

I wrote this message at Ncdsa, not thinking on taking sides on the "slalom sites conflict", but i have met many of u guys, started my own skate bussines and learn everything i know about Longboards thanks to NCDSA. I love both sites, they are special on what they do, spread the world of the longboar...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Mar 20, 2003 3:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: war woes
Replies: 42
Views: 25988

I just posted a question at the other site about the war, maybe it will be removed. Iam also against ANY war, now that my country its livig his worst moments in the history and thinking that anytime the possibilty of a civil war its always present, i uderstand a lot about it. If saddam its in fact a...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Mar 13, 2003 10:04 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Equal Points ranking- the benefits.
Replies: 14
Views: 6325

What about the rest of the world?
by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Mar 12, 2003 4:18 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: ABC Points Ranking Details
Replies: 10
Views: 4188

Congrats on this idea!! Now i know we can get points for our local races!!! yay thanx for internationalize the sprot. leo _________________ love to ride, ride to live, live to love http://www.grassrootsslalom.com/mem_pages/mem_ojeda_leo.htm <font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: Leonardo Ojeda ...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Mar 05, 2003 3:12 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Virtual Slalom Course - Discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 45303

Why not vote for the possible names?
by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Feb 28, 2003 8:01 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Virtual Slalom Course - Discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 45303

what about InterNETional Slalom race?



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by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Feb 28, 2003 7:51 pm
Forum: Clothing
Topic: What shoe do you use?
Replies: 27
Views: 32186

I was looking for high top shoes that would be comfortable for skating, as i use my skate shoes to do slalom, speedboard and pool riding i needed to find a durable light and comfy shoe, i bought some Vans high cab, but they were too light and i would trust a fall or a footdrag at 50mph, so i usually...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Feb 28, 2003 7:06 pm
Forum: Tracker
Topic: RT-S/X bent axles.
Replies: 11
Views: 9900

Shnitzel told me his secret to test ebnt axles: take ur deck by the front or rear truck(depending which one u want to test) and turn the wheels on counter-rotation motion , that means if u spin the left wheel toward or body u have to move the right wheel outwards. If the decks spins by his longest a...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Feb 27, 2003 2:47 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Coordinating transport to the Gathering 3
Replies: 21
Views: 9862

Ooops i forgot that detail!

well that give me more points to my favor.
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Feb 27, 2003 1:21 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Coordinating transport to the Gathering 3
Replies: 21
Views: 9862

Joe and nick, THANK YOU!!! i am still making plans for it, saving money and stuff. my main problem is that the goverment itsnt selling USD to the travelers, so i have to register in the ministery of education & sports as a sportsman that will compete in a foreign event (shh, dont tell them that TG3 ...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Feb 26, 2003 4:58 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Coordinating transport to the Gathering 3
Replies: 21
Views: 9862

Matt or henry, how many are already confirmed on the Mercedes?

maybe i will be in the NYC area on friday 2nd.


lmk

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Tue Feb 25, 2003 7:26 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: what faces slalom in light of world affairs
Replies: 4
Views: 2066

No prob matt, in fact i forgot to mention that the war will affect the whole world, i hope that everything stay calmed.

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Tue Feb 25, 2003 6:02 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: what faces slalom in light of world affairs
Replies: 4
Views: 2066

Well. not only USA its affected by the war, we have or own "almost" civil war, an for me its har dto make ANY plans on what i am going to do even tomorrow. we cant get any money from the gov to travel to the states for pleasure so, i have to get the $ in the black market paying twice what it really ...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Mon Feb 24, 2003 7:32 pm
Forum: Hardware & Bushings
Topic: Wedges
Replies: 14
Views: 12600

the new Slidewedge™ .....wait for this stuff! a breakthru design made by the "real life dexter laboratory" its going to be available soon...

they are going to improve ur riding abilities, and the way u treat ur slalomboard

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Mon Feb 24, 2003 1:59 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Gathering III Q & A
Replies: 49
Views: 25811

Vlad, last year the CSC was on saturday( second day) so theres plenty of time on sunday to host more races.

Leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Feb 21, 2003 9:08 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Gathering III Q & A
Replies: 49
Views: 25811

What about Longboard slalom?

maybe 40´minimum, it will be a cool thing seeing the Bozi´s upturned nose in action.
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Feb 20, 2003 4:44 pm
Forum: Tracker
Topic: Fulltrack/B2 vs RTS
Replies: 4
Views: 5243

Dave i use fulltracks/b2 too, u have to change the stock bushings at least in the back for a harder ones, i am using blue do-doh´s front and yellow in the back. they are in the testing stage right now, i used to ride indys and i like them very much, still need to ge use to the trackers. Chris, do u ...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Mon Feb 17, 2003 6:31 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: The ultimate race worthy set up for low cost for new racers.
Replies: 24
Views: 11060

Jack i will suggest u add more WB options to the Starter decks, and also wheel wells. --------------------------------- on anothre note: everything talked about a low cost for newbies wont do anything without promoting the sport. we need more races races like the gathering, more demo or youth classe...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Feb 14, 2003 9:56 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Gathering III Q & A
Replies: 49
Views: 25811

Chris, thats a good idea that way the riders who can handle the begginer course without proble, can try the other courses until they do the HELL TS clean.
by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Feb 14, 2003 9:19 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: The ultimate race worthy set up for low cost for new racers.
Replies: 24
Views: 11060

Wesley, When i started slalom last year i only could affrod a 100 max deck. at the G2 i tried many decks even turners and roes, the only deck i felt comfortable and the one i borrowed from ron saah was a 3ply G&S response. As soon i returned to NYC i went to the only shop they carry Fibreflexes (NYP...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Feb 14, 2003 6:48 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Gathering III Q & A
Replies: 49
Views: 25811

Andy after cheking some pics of the main hill i think a dual TS and maybe an hybrid can be run without any problem, or place the starting box after the right curve so the dual lanes are prefectly straight. http://www.hugh308.com/gathering2/pages/DSC03670.htm again i am thinking as a newbie, i know i...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Feb 14, 2003 2:17 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Gathering III Q & A
Replies: 49
Views: 25811

A dual race at the main hill will be scary to say the least, if i can rememebr right the road itsn´t wide enough to run a GS course and have a minimum distance between riders, altough the sides of the road are "G.r.a.s.s" :wink: making this a little bit safer. A TS race would be fast to run at 6'oc ...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Feb 13, 2003 5:56 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Gathering III Q & A
Replies: 49
Views: 25811

Hey Andy, any plans on making 2 lines races?

i think we can put double lines at the bottom and run them on the flat area.

another thing, the back hill itsnt quite steep to run a little gs or slalom course this time?

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Jan 29, 2003 6:43 pm
Forum: Gates & Course Setting
Topic: What makes a Hybrid course?
Replies: 37
Views: 33917

vlad: ditto, but in the following year
by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Jan 22, 2003 6:30 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Black Hill Slalom Board
Replies: 10
Views: 5482

Have anybody re-drilled his starter deck to have a shorter WB?

how does the dekc responses?
by Leonardo Ojeda
Tue Dec 17, 2002 4:40 pm
Forum: Tracker
Topic: nylons, aggros, gnarly pivot, extracks???? huh????
Replies: 2
Views: 5811

Chris or Buddy, i have 3 slalom starter decks and they come with 106mm hangers on B2 base plate, there is a lot of wheelbite with this setup using any wheel, i compared the height of the trucks with some indys and seismics and the B2 baseplate its significant lower than the rest of the truck, if i u...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Tue Dec 17, 2002 4:19 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Push start
Replies: 10
Views: 4476

one time i saw a drawing by CC showing this.
he drew mongo, regular and goofy starts. maybe he can post it in here and help a bit.

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Dec 05, 2002 4:49 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Push start
Replies: 10
Views: 4476

One thing i have realized in foot start courses its that your inital push has to be very strong, I.E. cyber slalom challenge, your 1st push its a strong point if u want to run it in less time. what its the best foot placement to have a strong start? your "ground" foot at the front of the deck, at th...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Tue Nov 26, 2002 6:17 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: 100-cone slalom course
Replies: 122
Views: 82942

Nice pics Vlad, looks very challenging

one question tough, how di du manage to take your pic in the exact time u passed by? hehe

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Mon Nov 18, 2002 4:56 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Indiana Skateboards
Replies: 10
Views: 11807

Nice pic. can we get a close up to the foot block?

is that board for ts, hs or gs?

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Nov 07, 2002 4:33 pm
Forum: Tracker
Topic: Superballs!
Replies: 7
Views: 7718

Longkskate.com has them i think.

can anyone tell me the differences between the superballs and the stimulators?

also what duro its considered soft on bushings?

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Nov 06, 2002 6:23 pm
Forum: Comet
Topic: Comet
Replies: 13
Views: 13246

Pics anyone, i am kind of lost

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Nov 06, 2002 2:57 pm
Forum: Pocket Pistol
Topic: Morro/Avila Pocket Pistol Race Boards...
Replies: 4
Views: 5398

Swweeeeet

descriptions please, thank you

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Nov 01, 2002 6:40 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Slalom! [online] in full swing!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 22209

Adam, i love the mag, will try to send pics of local events and the school when it "gets moving" btw the pocketpistol link at the page has a typo check it out. leo _________________ love to ride, ride to live, live to love <font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: Leonardo Ojeda on 2002-11-07 08:1...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Oct 30, 2002 6:25 pm
Forum: Venezuela
Topic: slalom school
Replies: 2
Views: 4031

I will start the slalom school in my hometown. there are going to be just a few guys at first but the words of JG gave me a great idea and hope the problem is that i only know 1 pro slalom board(mine) and the other deck i know its a S9 chopped down to 28" i found the Perfect! slalom spot, its almost...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Mon Oct 28, 2002 6:36 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: Classics
Replies: 0
Views: 3084

Have anybody tried to run cones in this wheels? i mean they are "similar" to the flashbacks and have diferents duros, 78a 80 & 82a.

post any reviews..

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Oct 25, 2002 8:27 pm
Forum: Pocket Pistol
Topic: Pocket Pistols [designs]
Replies: 10
Views: 12578

Barret, can u post the full price list of the decks?

thanx

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Oct 24, 2002 10:09 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: Gullwing "Split Axle" usage...
Replies: 3
Views: 2823

somebody once told me that this trucks were way ahead of their time. now GERT uses a similar but better way to increase/decrease the kingpin angle.

if this is supposedly to be a good thing, (no risers needed why not many persons uses them?

i saw them and found them too high.

leo
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Oct 24, 2002 7:04 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: IGSA Ranking update 2002
Replies: 4
Views: 3100

Thanks Scott, that its awesome! i am having another race in Nov 30, it will have a 25 line of 10" straight cones OC., also it will had Downhill and Slides competition. i already did one but as i dont have a good timer system i cant have perfect times for the riders. as for the rules i already have t...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Oct 24, 2002 5:03 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Where is slalom growing the quickest? Then and Now.
Replies: 5
Views: 2433

Matthew: my hat is off to you. great great post. One of the problems that u mention about recyling is that with the high cost of the products(and of course the durabilty) make them difficult to buy at more than 1 deck at once. also there are companies that have slow production processes and the back...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Oct 24, 2002 3:50 pm
Forum: Starting Line / Ramps
Topic: Gates. gates, gates...
Replies: 27
Views: 26487

Push starts are cheaper, and easier than gate starts, but i think that also depends on the type of race thats beign held. i.e a GRASS race its per se a cheap easy-to-make race and gates or ramps will be "against" te idea of the GRASS idelogy. ramp starts are difficult IMHO because not everyone knows...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Thu Oct 24, 2002 2:46 pm
Forum: Abec 11
Topic: Flashbacks or stingers
Replies: 6
Views: 6479

In one word: superb. ask the winners at morro, they used flashbacks all around.

leo

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by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Oct 23, 2002 4:17 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Where is slalom growing the quickest? Then and Now.
Replies: 5
Views: 2433

John, thanx for writing about my country (venezuela) i know that we were a strong competitor back in those days (altough i was too young to know it then). i have friends who have told me that there was this international competitions and that even alva, vicki viers, gelfand, chaput, and many others ...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Tue Oct 22, 2002 10:29 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: a way to start a "Youth class" for slalom
Replies: 29
Views: 18483

i also tried that, the boards are too stif for tight slalom (IMHO) and the wheel bite its an issue unless u use RII 150. anyway. does anyone knows who have some slalom starter kits left? i do have the emphasis (sp?) of making grass races, but again, we dont have any equipment available. if anyone it...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Oct 18, 2002 9:31 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: a way to start a "Youth class" for slalom
Replies: 29
Views: 18483

Nice post Matthew, now that u mention i guess that i dont know too much about USA market or youth budgets. So i will change my perspect of view to a wider area: South America we are something like the europeans, the big difference its that the slalom scene its not well developed due to the economies...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Fri Oct 18, 2002 5:47 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: a way to start a "Youth class" for slalom
Replies: 29
Views: 18483

John, u are trully a visionaire. thisis a great idea but here is my oppinion: Most of the decks and accesories are kind of expensive. with the exception of the slalom starter kit that were sold in 100$ and even included cones. Now with many brands out there i tought that the prices were going to dro...
by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Oct 16, 2002 8:17 pm
Forum: Gates & Course Setting
Topic: Course Setting Equipment & Canned Courses
Replies: 7
Views: 7267

Gareth, whats the ideal surface (hill or flat) for the canned course u have on the excel sheet?

leo

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by Leonardo Ojeda
Wed Oct 16, 2002 3:10 pm
Forum: Pocket Pistol
Topic: Pocket Pistols [designs]
Replies: 10
Views: 12578

re: answer 1: :eek: :eek:
re: answer 2: thats why i love them, unique boards without comparision

thanx adam

leo
"if only i had more money"

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by Leonardo Ojeda
Tue Oct 15, 2002 10:55 pm
Forum: Pocket Pistol
Topic: Pocket Pistols [designs]
Replies: 10
Views: 12578

How much costs the decks?

i love the graphs and the design.

hows the flex of the deck, wheel base, wheel clearance, etc..give a full review!

leo