17
September
2017
2017-09-25T15:16:22+00:00

Wear Test: etnies Marana x Michelin

It shouldn’t be any news to you that etnies equipped their poster child – the Marana – with a little update. To test if the outsole from Michelin really holds up to three times longer, as it is advertised, I took a pair of the etnies Marana x Michelin and tested it for 20 hours. […]

18
August
2017
2017-08-25T15:54:55+00:00

Skate Test: Bronson Speed Co. G3 bearings

Next generation bearings, designed for today’s skateboarding? Bronson Speed Co. seems to be quite confident about what they’re doing. To test, if the bearings of the relatively young brand hold up to their promises, I grabbed a set of Bronson Speed Co. G3 bearings and put them into my setup. “The fastest, strongest, longest lasting, […]

14
June
2017
2017-06-14T15:51:17+00:00

Wear Test: HUF Hupper 2 Lo

The Hupper was one of HUF’s first shoe models. Now, seven years later they introduced its sequel, the HUF Hupper 2. In contrast to the first version which was originally designed as a regular sneaker, the Hupper 2 was made explicitly for skateboarding. Therefore I tested how the shoe performs on a skateboard. Fit & […]

04
June
2017
2017-06-02T09:21:47+00:00

Skate test: Plan B Cole Genesis BLK ICE deck- hard facts or thin ice?

Decks are made from seven plies of maple. You might think so, but there are new skateboard constructions by many deck brands that longer-lasting boards, more pop and what not. The BLK ICE decks from Plan B supposedly slide better and are lighter than usual boards. Reason enough to take a closer look at those […]

17
May
2017
2017-05-17T16:05:48+00:00

Wear test: etnies Helix – Innovation that holds up to its promises?

We already talked about the new Helix skate shoe shoe from etnies previously. But how does the shoe perform on a skateboard? Therefore I grabbed a pair of the Helix and skated it in multiple sessions for a total of 20 hours. Spoiler: the Helix could become your next favourite skate shoe! Sizing & Comfort […]

22
February
2017
2017-02-22T13:19:10+00:00

Wear Test: New Balance Numeric 868 – Unapologetically Technical

With the New Balance Numeric 868, the Boston sneaker brand made their astonishing debut in the skateboarding business. Just in time for the release of the new colourway I took a closer look to find out what’s behind the technical features of this running-shoe-inspired model! The New Balance Numeric 868 The New Balance Numeric 868 […]

04
January
2017
2017-01-23T16:33:32+00:00

Wear Test: DC Plaza TC S – Love Park Forever!

The famous Love Park in the heart of Philadelphia is gone, but the memories will stand out forever. With the Plaza TC S shoe, DC is continuing a legacy. I was very happy and excited to skate the DC Plaza. Let’s see what the Plaza can do! DC Plaza TC S The words DC and […]