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An innovative, high performance suspension skateboard truck, ultra durable, long awaited enhancement to the skateboard industry.
An innovative, high performance suspension skateboard truck, ultra durable, long awaited enhancement to the skateboard industry.
An innovative, high performance suspension skateboard truck, ultra durable, long awaited enhancement to the skateboard industry.
833 backers pledged $64,786 to help bring this project to life.

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Avenue Suspension Skateboard Trucks

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This Ultra Durable, High Performance, Sleek and Simple Design leaves standard skate trucks in the dust.

Standard skateboard trucks have remained relatively unchanged for the past few decades which has created an unfortunate by-product: limitation.

Having suspension does more than just absorb bumps and vibrations, it eliminates most of the factors that slow down momentum, allowing for faster overall speeds, better overall handling and an increased performance dynamic.  We've all seen the science of suspension applied to almost every wheeled apparatus, and we all benefit from this technology on our everyday vehicles.  So now we're bringing those performance benefits to skateboarding.

So we've developed a Patent Pending high performance suspension design

Just a few of the benefits our suspension trucks provide over standard trucks 

  • SMOOTHER TURNING

    Our unique True-Flo Steering™ system provides riders with the first ever fully floating pivot point. Its been described as 'carving through air'. Because there's no fixed steering point like there is on a standard truck, the steering angles are able to change with you as you ride, providing smoother turning and greater control when compared to standard trucks.

  • BETTER POP

    Our baseplate compresses before throwing a trick, releases as you pop giving the board an extra kick of added lift, and brings energy to every trick providing much more pop and a greater response to the rider.

  • INCREASED SPEED

    One of the biggest factors in loosing speed is vibration. Vibrations from the wheels and concrete transfer upward into the skate deck and rider, slowing momentum down. Our suspension trucks absorb these vibrations allowing the skate deck to remain unaffected by these slowing factors. That extra 1/2" of suspension also allows the baseplate to compress when riding through any curved surfaces i.e. vert or bowls, this compression then acts like pumping, giving riders a major increase in speed.

  • REDUCED IMPACTS

    Our High Compression Spring Loaded Baseplate provides ultimate strength yet allows for optimal flexibility to enhance performance. We've given riders a 1/2" of suspension to absorb energy from hard impacts reducing the amount of physical stress the body would usually endure.

  • FASTER GRINDS

    By absorbing rough edges, chipped concrete, or small dents in rails, our baseplate helps you maintain grind speed, eliminating most elements that interfere with a long, fast grind.

  • REDUCED SPEED WOBBLE 

    But it doesnt stop there.. Extra suspension benefits also include-Reduced speed wobble, due to our True-flo Steering™ technology. Better locked in nose and tail slides with our wider slide plate, and less hangups on vert coping from our rolled suspension design.

  

Risks and challenges

Challenges come and go almost daily when engineering a product like this one. However, we're fortunate enough to have cleared many of these challenges and risks before coming to Kickstarter, as we have already invested 3 1/2 yrs into fine tuning Avenue Trucks to the solid foundation it is today.

However, our final challenge has brought us to Kickstarter. We wouldn't be here if we truly didn't need your help. Starting a company is very costly and fortunately we've already covered many expensive costs ourselves including research and design, expensive Auto CAD work, product testing, in-house manufacturing, and even final tooling costs. But now we need your help funding the very first professionally manufactured order.

By supporting this project for just $45 (Thats 30% off retail) you can help us successfully raise enough money to get Avenue Trucks out the door and under your feet.

We'll be posting updates on the manufacturing process and will keep you informed with any and all challenges we face so you can be confident in us in bringing this awesome idea of ours to life.

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    By supporting this amount, you'll be kept up to date on product updates via email, and receive an Avenue Trucks sticker pack.

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    Pledge this amount and receive (1) Avenue Trucks limited edition T-shirt, our Avenue sticker pack and be informed on all product updates.

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    THE SUPER EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    Includes:
    -One pair of Avenue Suspension Trucks
    available only through Kickstarter. (Please note truck size you prefer to ride)

    -Our Avenue sticker pack and our monthly (no spam) newsletter regarding product updates and info.

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    Includes:

    -One pair of Avenue Suspension Trucks, available only through Kickstarter. (Please note truck size you prefer to ride)

    -One limited edition Avenue T-shirt

    -One Avenue sticker pack and our monthly (no spam) newsletter regarding product updates and info.

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    Includes:

    -One pair of Avenue Suspension Trucks, available only through Kickstarter. (Please note truck size you prefer to ride)

    -One limited edition Avenue T-shirt

    -One Avenue sticker pack and our monthly (no spam) newsletter regarding product updates and info.

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    BEFORE THE RUSH SPECIAL (Slept in and missed our previous price breaks?) No worries, you can still grab a pair and still cheaper than retail! (Please note truck size you prefer to ride)

    Includes:

    -One pair of Avenue Suspension Trucks, available only through Kickstarter.

    -One limited edition Avenue T-shirt

    -One Avenue sticker pack and our monthly (no spam) newsletter regarding product updates and info.

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    DOUBLE UP AND SAVE! (Please note truck sizes you prefer to ride)

    Includes:

    -Two pairs of Avenue Suspension Trucks, available only through Kickstarter.

    -Two limited edition Avenue T-shirts

    -Two Avenue sticker packs and our monthly (no spam) newsletter regarding product updates and info.

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    SUPER SUPER EARLY BIRD LONGBOARD SPECIAL

    Includes:

    - BE APART OF THE DRIVING FORCE and ride a set of Avenue Suspension LONGBOARD Trucks, available only through Kickstarter. We'll stay connected with you as we bring these trucks up speed to exceed the demands of any extreme downhill rider. Help us fine tune these trucks and have access to exclusive offers from Avenue Trucks

    -One limited edition Avenue T-shirt

    -One Avenue sticker pack and our monthly (no spam) newsletter regarding product updates and info.

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    EARLY DISTRIBUTION OFFER Exclusive on Kickstarter.

    Beat the crowd out and get stocked up,
    ahead of time for less!

    Pledge this amount and receive 10 pairs of Avenue Suspension Skate Trucks before we go to distribution.

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    EXCLUSIVE TO KICKSTARTER CUSTOM PRINTED AVENUE DECK SPECIAL

    Pledge this amount and we'll hook you up with

    -One custom printed skateboard deck with your image of choice. (Work with our art department and create your very own custom full graphic skate deck loaded with Avenue Trucks)

    -One pair of Avenue Suspension Trucks

    -One limited edition Avenue T-shirt

    -One Avenue sticker pack and our monthly (no spam) newsletter regarding product updates and info.

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    LACE YOUR TEAM UP!
    **EXCLUSIVELY ON KICKSTARTER**

    Pledge this amount and we'll hook you and your crew up with

    -3 custom decks printed with an image of your choice! (Work with our art department and create your very own custom full graphic skate deck loaded with Avenue Trucks)

    -3 pairs of Avenue Suspension Trucks

    -3 Limited edition Avenue T-shirt

    -3 Avenue sticker packs

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    AVENUE GLASS SKATEBOARD TROPHY

    The ultimate thank you trophy piece! Let everyone know you were there supporting Avenue before anyone else! Pledge this amount and be one of the rare and few to own a custom laser engraved Avenue full scale GLASS skateboard deck with YOUR own personal logo~ as a thank you from us to you!

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    - One pair of Avenue skate trucks

    - One Avenue Trucks T-shirt

    - One Avenue Sticker pack

    And receive our monthly (no spam) newsletter to stay up to date on our product updates.

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Funding period

- (30 days)