Showdown at the Loops – Day 3: Gear

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Maryhill is a unique race when it comes to equipment. Being a tough course to break away from the pack, competitors are pushed to search for an extra edge in their gear. It is common for racers to utilize a smaller wheelbase and/or narrow trucks to maximize maneuverability and grip. Past results have shown favor towards more track custom setups, but there has always been a variety of setups in the final heats. Lets look at some setups from top contenders.

Zak Maytum Deck: Pavel Pirnack Trucks: G.O.G. Wheels: Venom Mach 1’s Bushings: Venom Grip Tape: Gangster Grip Hardware: Bombsquad Footstop
Zak Maytum
Deck: Pavel Pirnack
Trucks: G.O.G.
Wheels: Venom Mach 1’s
Bushings: Venom
Grip Tape: Gangster Grip
Hardware: Bombsquad Footstop

 

Carlos Paixão Deck: Black Mamba Kysygni Trucks: Aera Wheels: Face Skate Fast Elephant Bearings: Uzi Grip Tape: Uzi
Carlos Paixão
Deck: Black Mamba Kysygni
Trucks: Aera
Wheels: Face Skate Fast Elephant
Bearings: Uzi
Grip Tape: Uzi

 

Max Ballesteros Deck: Bustin Max B Proto Trucks: Ronin Pro Light 154mm (45 degree front, 30 degree Back) Wheels: R.A.D. Max Ballesteros 74mm77a Bushings: Factory Bushing (92a/92a front and 92a/95a back) Bearings: Hondar Ceramic Built-In Grip Tape: Hondar Super Grip
Max Ballesteros
Deck: Bustin Max B Proto
Trucks: Ronin Pro Light 154mm (45 degree front, 30 degree Back)
Wheels: R.A.D. Max Ballesteros 74mm77a
Bushings: Factory Bushing (92a/92a front and 92a/95a back)
Bearings: Hondar Ceramic Built-In
Grip Tape: Hondar Super Grip

 

Luge: Mikel Custom Model Trucks: Guga Black Lotus Wheels: R.A.D. Max Balleseteros Bearings: Bone Swiss Ceramics
Luge: Mikel Custom Model
Trucks: Guga Black Lotus
Wheels: R.A.D. Max Balleseteros
Bearings: Bone Swiss Ceramics

 

Emily Pross Deck: Pro Moonshine Tucker Trucks: Ronin 134mm Front 124mm back 45/30 degree Wheels: R.A.D. Max Ballesteros influence 74mm 77a Bushings: Factory Bushings
Emily Pross
Deck: Pro Moonshine Tucker
Trucks: Ronin 134mm Front 124mm back 45/30 degree
Wheels: R.A.D. Max Ballesteros influence 74mm 77a
Bushings: Factory Bushings

 

Scott Smith Deck: Sector 9 Ginger Trucks: Aera 50/30 170mm hangers Wheels: Abec 11 75mm HD Centrax Bushings: Red Venom Bushing Barrel Bearings: Zelous Bearings Grip Tape: Gangster Grip
Scott Smith
Deck: Sector 9 Ginger
Trucks: Aera 50/30 170mm hangers
Wheels: Abec 11 75mm HD Centrax
Bushings: Red Venom Bushing Barrel
Bearings: Zelous Bearings
Grip Tape: Gangster Grip

 

Max Vickers Deck: Original Arbiter 36 Trucks: Ronin 130mm Wheels: Orangatang Wheel Bearings: Bones Race Reds Grip Tape: RDVX
Max Vickers
Deck: Original Arbiter 36
Trucks: Ronin 130mm
Wheels: Orangatang Wheel
Bearings: Bones Race Reds
Grip Tape: RDVX

 

After 3 days of practice, racers suit up for Qualifying Runs on Friday. These single timed qualifying runs will be used for placement in the race bracket. The top 36 qualifying times will automatically be placed in the final racing bracket while the rest of the open class will race for the remaining spots of the 48 person open bracket. Live Qualifying times are available here.

Stay tuned to the IDF (Facebook, Instagram), for updates. Full Photo Album of Day 3 (Setups and Riding) available to post and reshare.