Style, style, and More style
The Surf Adapter™ gives your board a fluid maneuverability that allows you effortless flow from heel to toe rail to rail. You can link up turns into one endless wave. The system is very intuitive to learn and your own skating style, as well as the characteristics of your own board will be enhanced.
Waterborne vs. the Competition
When it comes to dual pivot surf trucks there are four major systems. Carver C7, YOW Meraki, Smoothstar Thruster and Waterborne Surf Adapter. Waterborne's Surf Adapter is the newest system and the only one that uses a high rebound urethane bushing, just like a skate truck. the Surf Adapter does not rely on a heavy metal mechanical spring and linkages. As a result turns feel fluid and limitless. Furthermore steel springs are susceptible to rust. They need to be maintained and replaced frequently, and there are dozens more moving parts.
The Surf Adapter and Rail Adapter have been very well engineered and are guaranteed for the life fo the product. We stress test the Surf and Rail to 1,500 lbs (680Kg) to ensure that they will not break under any circumstance. Each part is made from aircraft grade aluminum for its toughness and lightness, then heat cycled yo ensure stresses are released from within the alloy.
What board is right?
Generally speaking you are going to have the most fun on a board that you are already comfortable with! A board that feels good under your feet is going to feel familiar, yet enhanced with the ability to carve like a surfboard, enter and recover from power slides very naturally, and pump to generate speed. Our riders have tried just about every single setup imaginable, many of which have documented their experiences on specific boards in our review catalogue.
I started with one adapter and now have 4 custom setups with the adapters. They range broadly like a sleek 31-inch Loaded Coyote, an Earthwing Mini Glider,
a 36-inch Landyachtz Super Chief Pintail and 46-inch Sector 9 pintail. They all offer something unique and have situations for which any one could be the favorable choice, even though one is my favorite ride and one is dedicated to wet pavement from rain.
Very satisfied with the Waterborne adapters. I wouldn't have bought 4 otherwise. For those who have no choice but to ride on wet pavement, Eastside rain wheels work great and don't slip much unless you want them to. Another tip is that you may want to clean the adapter and add fresh grease to the bearings more often is use ride a dedicated board on the wet road.
Got my Surf & Rail Adapter high perforamance pack, fixed it on to my S9 longboard with paris V3/4president wheel - it was magical.
Smooth and very intense/tight carve with no wheel bite. So smooth and agile that no kicks required, just kept surfing on the curb with slight pumps! Absolutely in love with them.
Customer service by Tommy was tip top, missed the promo for waterborne Tee after my combo purchase but Tommy readily obliged, couldn't be any more thankful.
Now I'm happily surfing the neighbourhood in my white Waterborne Tee and gladly helping to promote the surf adapters! Definitely looking forward to more innovation/new products by your team!
I put it on a common budget e-skate. Result: amazing streetsurf with remote control. 100% worth the price.