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by Bob Frias
Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: 2 Classic Turners For Sale!
Replies: 3
Views: 2196

Re: 2 Classic Turners For Sale!

Harvey, the 78 still around? Please let me know.


Bob
by Bob Frias
Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Rads, Pavel, Turner, TTC for sale Prices lowered
Replies: 7
Views: 3521

Re: Rads, Pavel, Turner, TTC for sale Prices lowered

Turner 3DM Fatboy

Is this still available? Price was lowered but I dont see one.


Please let me know.



Bob
by Bob Frias
Tue Jul 13, 2010 5:41 am
Forum: Media Resources
Topic: [2010] Garage Skating in the Washington Post
Replies: 0
Views: 1888

[2010] Garage Skating in the Washington Post

My brother Scott hooked up with the Post to get the Garage Skating word on the street.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co ... 04464.html


I get a quick nod in the article too.


No need to join, use your Facebook ID to see it.


Epic video as well



Bob
by Bob Frias
Wed Jun 30, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB 1 Bennett 5" truck Black or Silver
Replies: 0
Views: 1267

WTB 1 Bennett 5" truck Black or Silver

I only need one 5" Bennett truck.


Color is not an issue.


PM me or e-mail me at bobbaltimore@gmail.com


Bob
by Bob Frias
Sat May 16, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 15360

Ah my friend. I have far too many old boards... I have a well rounded collection of late 70's gear, heavy on Fibreflex and Sims. I was buying this stuff before it went BOOM on eBay some years back. While most of the good stuff always got good prices, some of it slipped under the radar. I got some Bu...
by Bob Frias
Sat May 16, 2009 1:08 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 15360

I'm into the Super, Psycho, Secret hangout type spot thingy but let's make sure the assfault can grip the Bones 64X64 Cubics I plan on runnin. They grip like Buttah..... Parkay http://www.cloudtenweb.com/skate/bones_cubics.jpg The greatest sliding wheels ever invented, even if they were not meant f...
by Bob Frias
Fri May 15, 2009 12:28 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 15360

It's Official, Floyd is off his Rockah! I'm in as long as I get to keep my NE accent. If I have to lose it I'll only switch it to Balmer/Dundalk MD speak.... You don't want that....... I'm into the Super, Psycho, Secret hangout type spot thingy but let's make sure the assfault can grip the Bones 64X...
by Bob Frias
Tue May 12, 2009 1:02 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

WOW! I didn't even know I had a time!



Not bad for 2 runs on a course i never rode I guess.



That's my story and I'm sticking to it.



Cat is very cool, and in the tradition of every drummer I've either jammed with or met, she is just a little batshit crazy like them all.
by Bob Frias
Sun May 10, 2009 5:55 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

I know I speak for Ron when I say that the 5 hour ride to Joisey was worth it. Didn't get many runs but it was good to see our young Noah and My how Nick has grown! Good to put faces to names like Glenn Chapman and Fatboy among others. I'm ready for another session already. That place is IDEAL! BoBo
by Bob Frias
Sat May 09, 2009 2:43 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

I'll be there no worries Noah. I woulda come to see you pass a 50 spot. NOW, I hope it pisses down so I get that pie in the crank I was promised. And yes, i am serious about getting back to skating. I was there for the re-awakening of Slalom, which I chronicled in Concrete Wave Vol 1 #4 [dig em out ...
by Bob Frias
Fri May 08, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

You bet Heinle?



I'da shown up just so he'd owe you the 50 spot.



C-Ya in Paramus!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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by Bob Frias
Fri May 08, 2009 12:17 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

I hat to do it but it must be said.


What's the weather going to be like?


Looks good here in Balmer, but then we aint skatin here.


Looks like it's me and Ron showing up to ride.


My bro Scott has a previous engagement.


One nOob, one not so nOobish [me]
by Bob Frias
Thu Apr 30, 2009 11:44 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

I'll leave the fiddle home and stick to skating.



Last thing I need is to hassled for skating AGAIN!
by Bob Frias
Thu Apr 30, 2009 1:56 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

I almost whipped out the "what exit" thing but thought better. Now I regret not having done so. I may be only able to get 1 power inverter. I'm not sure it could power 2 amps. perhaps it could...... I'll have to work on that one. I told my brother it was this weekend, then he tells me it's next week...
by Bob Frias
Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:34 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Need 1 [or 2] Tracker extracks
Replies: 2
Views: 1596

Got my Extracks. Thanks Rick S


Bob
by Bob Frias
Wed Apr 29, 2009 3:54 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

Looks like I'm bringing my brother and a friend up from Balmer to share the stoke.


We'll have about 6 boards with us.



I'll bring 35 cones as well.
by Bob Frias
Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

l\Looking forward to meeting some of the Joisy crew. My New England accent shouldn't stick out like it does here in Balmer.


Hey Joe. If I can get a power inverter from work I'll bringthe Peavy Vypyr 30W practice amp I just bought and a vintage Gibson. Frontman can jam away if he likes.




Bob
by Bob Frias
Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:26 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

Will be most fun then.


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by Bob Frias
Tue Apr 28, 2009 2:34 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

I was coming fer sher. NOW, to get beat by you?


Perhaps I mis-read the initial post. Doesn't seem to be a race. But then, what's to stop a friendly one eh?


I'll race you on a "78" Turner just for giggles.


Bring sumptin quick.


Oh Joy!


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by Bob Frias
Tue Apr 28, 2009 1:39 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NJ OUTLAW SKATE JAM 09: Recession Session
Replies: 73
Views: 33832

I'm sooooo there!

"Break into the rect..........................."?


No... Tooo easy..


I'm hitting most events on the Right Coast this Spring/Summer.


Will be good to meet many of ya'll....



Joe, you goin?


Bob F
by Bob Frias
Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Need 1 [or 2] Tracker extracks
Replies: 2
Views: 1596

Need 1 [or 2] Tracker extracks

I'll trade 2 new Bennetts for just 1 Tracker Extrack. A pair is just as good. Must be cosmetically good as well as structurally good. I like my gear to look as good as it performs.


SOMEONE????????


Bob

The Bennetts are black, 4. somethings....
by Bob Frias
Fri Mar 27, 2009 11:02 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Spring/Summer Slalom and the DC Crew
Replies: 0
Views: 2085

Spring/Summer Slalom and the DC Crew

So................


I'll be racing this year. Got the itch like never before and the injury Monkey well off my back.


Let's do this!!!



Come back!!!!!



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by Bob Frias
Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: release of vintage turner summerskis
Replies: 15
Views: 15520

I got me one

Just finished it today. EASILY my favorite Turner.<P>Image</P>Image</P>Image</P>Image</P>

Simply beautiful..


Bob
by Bob Frias
Sat Jun 09, 2007 5:07 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Important info please read 6-7-07
Replies: 30
Views: 18920

OK, I'm in for the Sun thing I guess. Have fun brah at the wedding gig.


See all there on Sun. Be there Cab or I'll have to start hunting you down bro.



Looking forward to actually skating and not thinking about skating. No rust issues.





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by Bob Frias
Sat Jun 09, 2007 12:06 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Important info please read 6-7-07
Replies: 30
Views: 18920

Oh, time and such. I'll be there Sat say about noon.


Ta'bien?



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by Bob Frias
Fri Jun 08, 2007 11:59 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Important info please read 6-7-07
Replies: 30
Views: 18920

Roger, Wilko, Over and out.


C-yall there.


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by Bob Frias
Fri Jun 08, 2007 1:01 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Important info please read 6-7-07
Replies: 30
Views: 18920

I'm reading this on 6/8/07, is this this weekend?


Help me out here!


It's sooooo close to me.



BoBo
by Bob Frias
Sat Apr 14, 2007 8:57 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Good things are happening in Baltimore
Replies: 13
Views: 10244

Totally in this.....




Bob
by Bob Frias
Sat Apr 07, 2007 3:47 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: PNR, April 7:th, 2007
Replies: 25
Views: 15587

There, no matter what............



Geez MUST bring my hangers [please]....................



I'll run on what I Brung which mean an old Dogtown [wooden] deck with Trackers and Tunnel Rocks.


You want to see me skate that?


I'll bust my head AGAIN fer sher........


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by Bob Frias
Sat Apr 07, 2007 2:09 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Outlaw Race, April 7th, 2007
Replies: 32
Views: 21805

I'm there man'ana, even if it's TIT ass cold I'll be there to make runs and see all you guys for what seems an eternity. Geez you comin? If Geez don't show I have to "borrow" a board. I have nothing I wish to race in this weather besides my Carbon Fibre Turner which can handle the cold. Thing is, Ge...
by Bob Frias
Sat Apr 07, 2007 12:57 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Bobo's back...
Replies: 6
Views: 4493

I'll be in fine company JD and thanks for the holla. Where's Cabbage??? Last I saw him we were at a rock show, I was in the mosh pit, then the night was over. Ottobar is a fun place!!!!!! Looking forward to seeing you after much time JD. Did I thank you for the ride back from Virginia after the Long...
by Bob Frias
Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:13 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Bobo's back...
Replies: 6
Views: 4493

Oh Andy, we're buds ain't we????


Hope to see ya soon bro.


Bob
by Bob Frias
Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:05 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: PNR, April 7:th, 2007
Replies: 25
Views: 15587

I'm back BABY!!! Looking forward to getting the cobwebs off so I'll be taking it easy but it'll be good to break in some new shoes. Bourbon???? Bourbon you say??? I'll bring the thirst, as long as it's from Kentucky we're good. I'll bring cones natch.... Stoke beginning to rise, and Geez said he was...
by Bob Frias
Sun Feb 23, 2003 5:55 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Slalom trucks: Fultrack and TTC
Replies: 0
Views: 1673

I'm taking offers for this nice set-up. Here's what I got. 1 Turner TTC. Like new truck with custom bushings. Yellow Bones on top and a Sure Grip yellow on the bottom. Speed rings and wedge. 1 small pivot Tracker Fultrack. The earliest Fultrack available just about. Bones blue top bushing and TK-05 ...
by Bob Frias
Tue Dec 10, 2002 8:50 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: 70's Santa Cruz Hutson for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 1692

70's Santa Cruz Hutson epoxy cutback for sale. I bought this off of Attilla during the summer. It's signed by all the skaters at the first Morro Bay championships. Deck has been clear coated to prtect the sigs but is starting to crack [the clearcoat]. Deck is otherwise MINT. e-mail for pix. I'll tra...
by Bob Frias
Fri Dec 06, 2002 4:29 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Product Of The Year 2002
Replies: 6
Views: 3381

Avalons....

Nuff said...


No wait a sec, not enough said.


They increased the speed and daring of racing this season. Perhaps the best wheels I've ever ridden this side of red C-70's.
by Bob Frias
Fri Dec 06, 2002 4:25 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Winter Outlaw Series
Replies: 81
Views: 55411

Have a great time partying my bro's. I'll be there in spirit.


I'm gonna get a skin head one day just to avoid the hair jokes.


Yeah... as if....
by Bob Frias
Wed Dec 04, 2002 3:42 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Welcome New Members!
Replies: 7
Views: 3997

Just a quick "Hey" to my friends in the DC/Baltimore area.


Thanks for the memories guys and I'll see you this coming season. This time I'll be the visiting team.


Bob
by Bob Frias
Thu Nov 28, 2002 8:12 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Vintage Racing Gear - What did YOU ride?
Replies: 49
Views: 41888

The year is 200 and I got my first slalom deck. I had ridden vert all my life and would have laughed at slalom in 78. M<y first deck was a Fibreflex that was waaaaay to soft for me. I then graduated to a Fibreflex Response with Fultracks and OJ's. Nirvana hit when I got Turner cut-away. From then on...
by Bob Frias
Thu Nov 28, 2002 7:57 am
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Baby Turner boards
Replies: 1
Views: 4150

Just feed it a steady diet of Cambrias and cones and it will grow to be a strong cut-away Jani.


I have a penchant for cut-aways so I feed mine Kryps by the bucket full. But if you want it to be a Fulnose you need to feed it RT-X's and wedges.


Feed her well bro.


Bob
by Bob Frias
Sat Oct 05, 2002 11:42 pm
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: typical Turner board setups
Replies: 5
Views: 11221

Here are my 2 favorite Turners these days. The set-ups are a bit different and definitely feel different due to wheelbase and flex. First up is my early 90's 2tone cut-away med/stiff. Small pivot Fultrack up front weged out. Small pivot offset on the back wedged forward. This board rides like it's o...
by Bob Frias
Wed Sep 25, 2002 9:10 pm
Forum: Hardware & Bushings
Topic: Bushings
Replies: 14
Views: 14293

I think that Chaput is going to roll out some wedges and cushions during the winter months. I'm not saying count on it but knowing Chaput it's almost a sure thing. I have totally nailed the bushing thing for my riding style and it did take a while before I got it just right, but there are decent cus...
by Bob Frias
Sat Sep 21, 2002 3:27 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: ?'s about the Ground Effects Truck
Replies: 23
Views: 14199

I knew there was a logical explanation for it.


Thanks Pete


"The devil is in the details."
by Bob Frias
Sat Sep 21, 2002 1:13 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: ?'s about the Ground Effects Truck
Replies: 23
Views: 14199

That is a fair reply Adam.


Let's see what meastro Verdone says.


I have my doubts that he is a devil worshiper and I know you don't imply such thinking. But what is the significance is a good question indeed.
by Bob Frias
Fri Sep 20, 2002 9:41 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: ?'s about the Ground Effects Truck
Replies: 23
Views: 14199

I for one have no prob with the 666 thing. It is just a number until YOU attach significance to it.


If it stops you from buying the truck I can only chuckle a bit.
by Bob Frias
Thu Sep 19, 2002 2:56 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: ?'s about the Ground Effects Truck
Replies: 23
Views: 14199

Like how much TK?


I'm gonna get a set no matter wehat but thought I'd prepare my wallet first.
by Bob Frias
Wed Sep 18, 2002 10:48 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: ACS trucks
Replies: 8
Views: 11804

Those are great slalom trucks Leonardo. ACS 650's make good all around trucks but turn very sharply and that is escpecially good in slalom as you know. Wedge the back with that fat side to the back and wedge the front truck with the fat side back as well. You'll have a stable fast turning board. Hop...
by Bob Frias
Tue Sep 17, 2002 4:44 pm
Forum: Tracker
Topic: Tracker Offset???
Replies: 1
Views: 4033

I had this made bt my good bro and local DC Crew guy Geezer-X. He's a slalom racer/machinist and was making offsets for the new batch of trucks when the thought hit me "Why not take my fave truck and make it an offset?" I made the deal and Geez went to work. What I got back is a work of art as well ...
by Bob Frias
Tue Sep 10, 2002 5:01 am
Forum: Monkeywrench Machine Works
Topic: Why aren't you using the TTC?
Replies: 8
Views: 9163

I'm using the yellows HG.

I didn't do a tooth check on em so I'm glad you wrote the duros out.


Just so happens I am using the yellows and they seem great.


I'll be giving em all a fair shot soon enough though.


Thanks HG.
by Bob Frias
Mon Sep 09, 2002 7:02 pm
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Atypical Turner Boards
Replies: 22
Views: 24272

This may be one of only a few Henry. I am lucky to have it. It rides like a dream and is a Med/Stiff flex. I now have Extracks and Avalons on it. I'm having one of the Extrack hangers made into an offset by Geezer-X. I'll bet this thing will be the shit when I'm done.