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Now, for the first time, downhill skating can be controlled with a high-tech internal mechanical brake.
204 backers pledged $43,336 to help bring this project to life.

Your feedback and next gen developments

Posted by Benjamin Newman (Creator)
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Hi Everyone, 

Those of you amongst the 'current set' pledges should now have received your rewards. Please be in touch if they have not arrived. I'll track them down for you. 

Thank you for those who have been asking questions about assembly. All of your experiences and feedback with set up is import for our future developments. Any problems let us know and we'll quickly get it sorted. I'm available on Skype too if needed. 

Next Gen Progress:

I finally landed the tax resellers certificate for California. Paper work red tape can be the slowest part of the process. In August this year I met with the California deck manufacture that will be making Brakeboard decks. They make many of the big brands. So the quality will be top-notch. I can't wait to get my hands on them.

My manufacturing from in China is coming down to Australia next fortnight to discuss all the fine details for the next gen trucks. He now has all the drawings and has started with some components already. We hope to be producing a new colour range too; silver, black and the traditional Red. We've made some minor improvement tweaks here and there. Plus I hope to make a larger selection of bushing hardnesses this time. Of course everything will retro fit first gen trucks.

I will also be making traditional nylon cored wheels with the Brakeboard lock system. Hopefully these will be a little less expensive than the current aluminium cored wheels.

Kind regards

Ben

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    1. arudy on

      Wow, that's a great news, I hope all the thing goes fine for the next gen (with the hope having it in black:) )

    2. Benjamin Newman 4-time creator on

      Hi Arudy, Yes I hope to be able to supply a colour choice in the next edition.

    3. arudy on

      Hi, does the black color will be availaible for those who pledged "BRAKE SET (Next edition Brakeboard Boxset)". I wish i have it in black.

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      Cedric Bainathsah on

      Hey Ben,
      I haven't received anything yet either. I live in The Netherlands, Amsterdam. Could you also check it for me?
      Thanks!

    5. Jean Deceuninck on

      Hi, Jean Deceuninck from Belgium and I have not received my order yet, any news will be helpful.

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      Tim Miles on

      Hi this is tim miles from London uk and have not received anything yet do you have any news