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The drum is lined with a brake pad, and is attached to wheel
A set consisting of a rear truck, matched front truck, and brake pedal will be available for purchase on its own, for use in retrofitting existing boards.
The Brakeboard will also be available as a complete board
The Brakeboard is being made as a complete board, although the rear truck is what makes it unique
Longboard skateboards can travel downhill insanely fast, which makes the practice of downhill boarding look pretty scary to a lot of us. Add in the fact that the boards don’t have brakes, however, and it can seem downright suicidal. That’s why Australian boarder Benjamin Newman has developed the brake-equipped Brakeboard.
Read the full article: Brakeboard gives skateboarders a brake
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