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extreme lifestyle, lifer, skate park, skateboarding -

Last Christmas I got my first skateboard. Yes, I'm aware I'm on the wrong side of 45 - so what? I didn't just go out and get any old piece of crap. Instead, I turned to Facebook and found this amazing group called Skaters Over 50  and everybody in there was absolutely legendary, even after I mentioned being an ex bike messenger and keen cyclist. So, I got all the advice I needed re decks and trucks and wheels and was able to bring it well within my wife's budget (she was buying it for me, capisce?) I have since taken...

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barcelona, bike wars, cycling, doc industries, extreme lifestyle, lifer, skateboarding, urban -

I came across these guys (guy?) kind of by chance in one of those late night 'follow the linkage' exercises and got instantly hooked by their designs. And since I was about to get my very own first skateboard ever I thought I'd buy a couple of stickers and it went on from there. Rafa Rodriguez -  the main man - is based in sunny Barcelona and has one of those insane day jobs helping Orbea design their bikes. Let's take a moment to reflect on that. Bastard. They're also the people behind Navaja Automatica press which put out this amazing...

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