Sunday, August 29, 2010

Rainbow Fin Company

I brought some sample fins back from California from Rainbow Fin Company. RFC are doing some really cool one-off stained glass fins that look the part and surf well. I've also got a couple of sets of bamboo and glass Canard quad fin sets. Going from the feed back so far we'll be bring more over so keep an eye out for them.

Monday, August 23, 2010

MR's stomping ground.

I wasn't expecting too much today, maybe I should have had a look. Water temp's around 16 degrees which is 3 degrees better than what I was surfing in while in California last week. My full wetsuit saved me but my hands and feet were freakin freezing.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Sacred Craft, San Diego, California.

I had the opportunity to attend the Sacred Craft in San Diego this year, a trip well worth doing again. The Bing booth was busy with plenty of familar faces calling in. Had the chance to have a look at some of the other local board builders fine crafts.
Returning back to OZ with a suitcase full of fins by the guys & gals at Rainbow Fin Company. Grabed a few stained glass fins that look super cool. I'll take some pic's when I get home so keep your eyes peeled.

The new Bing Dharma by CDM.

This is the new Bing Dharma that Matt Calvani and Chris Del Moro have been working on together. Looks like a super fun board to surf. We've got a few heading back to OZ including a demo board so keep an eye out for them. If you want one let me know cause I don't think they'll last long in our stock.

The Dharma blends modern surfing with the subtleties of riding a retro fish. This board was designed to catch a lot of waves, supplying endless amounts of fun to wave riders alike. Matt and I set out to design a board that was not only fast down the line but also turned with laser sharp precision and could pivot in the pocket. The beveled rail and concave deck concept allows us to keep the volume of the board for glide while the maintaining the board’s sensitivity in rail-to-rail turns. The outcome of this quad finned,butt-tail wave whip is hands-down the most fun fish I’ve surfed. This design works great back-side and front and a perfect blend of front foot speed and back footed shredding. Suitable for clean lines, barrel riding, full rail turns and a perfect platform to take your aerial antics to the next level. Enjoy the ride and share the stoke. –Chris Del Moro 111

I spent a few days at the Bing & Jacobs factory while I was in California. These guys have got everything running like clock work.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Salinas Longboard Festival, Spain.

Um...yep...what that says

The above photo's and the words below are from Spains Bing Team rider's (Chukito) blog.
This past week we celebrated the 9th Salinas Longboard Festival, in the small town of Salinas, northern Spain. A great gathering of longboards from all over Spain and Europe; a massive event, bigger year after year.Chris del Moro, Kassia Meador, Jen Smith and many other celebrities came to join us, and they were totally blown out by the hospitality and friendship. It was awesome!!

Sunday, August 1, 2010

9'10" Bing Elevator heading to Vic.

Thought I'd better post a couple of pics of Stephen Ward's new board. I like the angle of the shot in the bottom photo how you can really notice the stepdeck, the step is actually quiet subtle but in the photo it stands out like dogs genitals. Stephen pointed out a really cool blog called check it out when you get a chance. 9'10" Bing Elevator with a black foam t-band stringer, finished in gloss/sand.

A bunch of boards.

I got a nice bunch of boards in this week ranging from a 6'4" single fin Bing OT Lotus all the way up to a 9'10" Bing Elevator that will be heading down to Vic for Stephen Ward. 4 of these boards have sold but I've still got the 6'4" OT Lotus and the gold 9'8" Elevator in stock. The black foam t-band on the Elevators look the part.