R.A.D. Haole Tour 2015 - Hawaii Skate-cation

The R.A.D. Haole Tour was a dream skate-cation with tropical weather and perfect roads paved with volcanic rock. The tour formed as the crew had a ten day 'layover' in Hawaii on their way to New Zealand for the Mt. Ruapehu Gravity Festival. Team riders, Jimmy Riha, James Kelly, Tony Graves, KJ Nakanelua, Max Ballesteros, Kaimana Pinto, Ben Dubreuil and Louis Pilloni loaded up a truck and toured around the islands. After landing in Oahu it was straight to the 7th Annual Festival of Sugar & Love...

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Dominic Shenk on the Max Ballersteros Influence

R.A.D. Swiss Rider, Dominic Schenk, doesn't care if it is winter or even if he is freeriding lipped wheels. He is out skating and having a good time. "A few weeks ago Rider Approved Designs gave me this box of new wheels and prototypes at the ISPO in Munich and I was super hyped of the new freeride wheels they made. But most of all i was excited about the all new Max D Ballesteros wheels. So i went for it and made a video for you guys so you can see how predictable this wheel is while having...

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R.A.D. Eurovision Tour - Part 2

The Rad Crew headed over to Europe in the summer of 2015 to skate the hills, parks, and hit up the shops. Follow along as Jackson Shapiera, James Kelly, Jimmy Riha, and Louis Pilloni, travel around, skate with the local crew, and meet new team rider Dominic Schenk. Part 2 features the Gioasteka Freeride, Bela Joyride, and a stop at Blue Tomato Salzburg.Special Thanks: Flatspot Shop - Stuttgart, Germany Kaos City Store - Ingolstadt, Germany Boneless Shop - Munich, Germany Carving Shop - Chur,...

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R.A.D. Crew Adventures: Out for a Rip

The R.A.D. Crew headed to the hills of Southern California for some winter sun. They weren't alone as fellow friends wanted to come out for a skate. With the shorter winter days, the crew had to start early to make sure they could get in as much skating as possible. R.A.D.Crew Skaters: Jackson Shapiera, James Kelly Jimmy Riha, Louis Pilloni, Max Ballesteros, Oscar Gutierrez Homie Skaters: A.J. Haiby, Matt Kienzle, Ryan Farmer Film: Louis Pilloni/Max Ballesteros Edit: Jackson Shapiera Video...

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63mm Feather in 82a and 84a

The 63mm Feather gives you everything you need to maximize ease of sliding. The smaller, versatile shape is ready for anything from city crushing to downhill freeriding. The wheel is designed to have fun and maximize your ride on any terrain you may encounter. The Feather comes with a stone ground finish ready to slide right out of the box. With a proprietary urethane formula, the Feather is ready to paste urethane up and down your local slide spot....

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Mic'd up with Jimmy Riha: Lake Run

Cutty little mountains roads are always fun and interesting. They feature unique corners that you don’t usually find in your typical residential roads. The run might be as interesting as Jimmy’s fashion sense; shorts, long underwear, and high socks. It’s skateboarding so who really cares as long as you rip and have fun. Follow along as Jimmy Riha takes a quick run down to the lake and talks you through the journey on his Pro Model 63mm 80a R.A.D. Influence Wheel....

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