You raised a thousand bucks, and now you’re ready to get a new feature – with no guidance, no mentor, maybe no experience. Let’s get to it.Continue reading A Park Crew’s Feature Handbook – Part 1: Material
In 2010, I broke my kneecap on a bolt, and it’s my mission to make sure every rail is built right so I don’t have to do that again.Continue reading Better boards for your rails
A master plan to con a bunch of riders into shredding a new hill for no good reason.Continue reading The Private A-Fair
Feb 2nd, 2019. (Yes, it was a satuday.) Detroit Mountain was a unique animal. Two new rails planted and free hotdogs on a super cozy park setup.Continue reading COLAB COOKOUT : DETROIT MOUNTAIN
There are a lot of rules-of-thumb out there for building jumps that don’t actually work. Here’s the way to do it with SCIENCE.
Originally, colab was just a purpose driven component of thetrainpark, like the back right wheel of an old volvo stationwagon as it rattled most of the way to the hill. Why did it consume us?Continue reading OUR NAME IS COLAB
Mt Ski Gull. (It’s by Brainerd)
Like most of us, you probably never heard of it – but this place is amazing. It’s a nonprofit ski hill with a long, wide, medium-grade park, a crazy fast rope tow, lots of trees to cut the wind, and a constant whisp of woodsmoke. It absolutely made our day.
This might not seem like it’s at all related to the action sports I love, but it’s how I get to and from the places.
You want your gloves to last all season. So do we. That’s the reason we made gloves in the first place, but it’s easy to ride smart, no matter how good you are.