The TKP template has been with us entirely unchanged for many decades, during which materials technology and consumer needs have evolved. However, some things that are characteristic about TKPs are not also essential. In this post I want to examine two ubiquitous but not defining characteristics of TKPs, which truck makers ought to reconsider. Continue reading TKP trucks: history and quirks
My little collection of skateboard industry marketing bullshit I’ve stumbled across on the internet in the last few years. It’s a work in progress. Continue reading The BS-marketing collection
I’m skeptical about whether companies are indeed creating their own compounds. Their own molds and shapes, pigmentation and logos, sure. But don’t they still have to buy it in liquid form from somewhere?
So, I started a thread on a forum and I got into a rather interesting conversation with user Zip, which I reproduce here. Continue reading Polyurethane (PU) products and the industry
I examine a few things about bushings that keep coming up in skate forums:
Wheel-lift, Sizes, Shapes, Mixed duros, etc. Continue reading About bushings