High Performance Pack - Riptide - Waterborne Skateboards

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High Performance Pack - Riptide

This upgrade kit is designed to fit any Riptide Electric Skateboard and drastically increase its maneuverability ...

The Surf Adapter on your front truck gives your board the tight carving ability that you need for surf training or surfstyle riding. The rear truck Rail Adapter gives a skateboard's rear truck, more lean. A skateboard with both the Surf and Rail Adapters feels so buttery smooth because you are separated from the ground by vibration dampening urethane bushings. It feels like there are cushions under both feet, lending the board to confidently turn tightly even on rough concrete.

The combination of Surf and Rail Adapter makes a skateboard much more stable at high speed that traditional skateboard trucks alone. They effectively eliminate speed wobbles by making the front wheels trail a leading pivot, just like the suspension on a car. The rear truck becomes much less squirrelly because the Rail Adapter stabilizes it's turning and makes the function of the rear truck all about grip. The board will feel very natural even at speed making drawn out carves.

All Riptide hardware necessary for installation is included. Installation time: 10 minutes.

Installation guide.

Chasing that feeling

For some reason the feeling of acceleration is one of our primal intoxications. Maybe our ancient ancestors loved cliff jumping, or maybe theres a prehistoric cave loaded with sports cars, but it still remains that we all love to go fast. Its the reason we hit the gas when the light turns yellow, and the reason we put our feet on the bottom rack of the shopping cart when no one's looking. Speed is the reason we bomb hills and the reason we take off on waves. We are all chasing that feeling, and once you give up trying to suppress that deep internal longing for speed you'll thank yourself.  Speed is the reason that Waterborne teamed up with Riptide. 


Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Fun add on to your board - drop through (Tan Tien Deck and Paris Trucks) not recommended