The Arbor X Carver Lovelace Shaper surfs its way in and is beautiful as it is functional and provides a fluid dynamic feel for a skateboard that a surfboard has in the water.
The Ryan Lovelace is a broad, rounded pin that’s comfortable to skate, and provides the stable feel, and deep carve of a single fin. As a result, this board features a 17″ wheelbase.
Ryan Lovelace is a master hand shaper, known for his modern, performance-oriented takes on classic surfboard designs. Ryan is an incredibly prolific, do-it-all and do-it-well shaper, who’s resin work is known for its dynamic use of color and pattern. Ryan is an all-around surfboard artist.
CARVER C7 TRUCK:
The Carver C7 Truck is Carver’s Patented front truck which is designed to create the same fluid dynamic for a skateboard that a surfboard has in the water.What gives it this ability, is the extra axis of movement provided by the truck’s rotating arm. As a result, this gives the nose of the board lateral thrust, in addition to the usual rail-to rail turn.
The C7 dual-axis truck set is very fluid, like riding a single fin surfboard and replicating the lateral sway you feel as you pump for speed. The dual axis allows the rider to adjust both axis independently for fine tuning. It’s a bit heavier than the CX truck, but the internal spring system allows for a wide range of adjustment. The trailing arm and wide adjustment range make this truck better for faster speeds and fluid surfing.
The arm rotates smoothly on precision industrial thrust bearings, and is dampened by a fully adjustable, heavy-duty internal die spring. This allows each rider to customize the feel of their board. But at its core, the C7 is still a skateboard truck, with a traditional hanger and standard new-school mounting hole pattern ( 2.1”, or 2 3/32” long). In addition this will fit any new-school skateboard deck, while preserving the original wheelbase. That being said, these are the perfect trucks to accommodate this board, consequently if you are looking for a setup to carve your way through the streets, with the same fluid feel as a surfboard.
ARBOR X CARVER LOVELACE SHAPER:
- Deck width: 10″
- Deck length: 32″
- Wheelbase: 17″
- BOARD AS COMPLETE INCLUDES:
- Arbor Easyrider Cannon 65mm 78a
- Carver C7 surfskate trucks
- ABEC-7 Bearings with Spacers
- More here: SURF SKATES
A brief look into the life of Santa Barbara based surfboard shaper, Ryan Lovelace, and the philosophy that underpins his craft. Ryan Lovelace is a prolific, master hand shaper, known for his performance takes on classic designs, and dynamic resin work. In such a competitive industry, Lovelace has figured out how to separate himself by pushing the limits of both form and function.