Slide Surfskate Gussie Stingray 31″ (Beware Slide Is Addictive)
SLIDE GUSSIE STINGRAY 31''
The Slide Gussie Siingray 31″ is a new model of the Slide family and will be your best friend on days when there are no waves.
Together with the model Avalanche, they form the family of the Gussie de Slide Surfskates. Both surfskates have the same shape and identical characteristics, only the design changes.
The Slide Gussie series is developed in Australia. The shapes of these boards have been designed for extra stability and maneuverability, giving you a feeling very similar to surﬁng, and suitable for pumping flat or bowling.
SLIDE GUSSIE 31'' SURFSKATE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:
- Deck: 31" long x 10" wide with kick tail.
- Deck Material: 7 sheets of Canadian Maple painted.
- Front axle: New Wave 165 mm.
- Rear axle: Conventional 2019 polished aluminum, 165 mm.
- Wheelbase: 17" (43.18 cm).
- Wheels: Black Slide. 70 mm x 55 mm/ 78A.
- Bearings: ABEC 7.
WHAT TYPE OF RIDER DO WE RECOMMEND THE SLIDE AVALANCHE FOR?
The Gussie is a very versatile shape, recommended for riders who are already experienced surfers or skaters and also for beginners who want to improve their balance. Its configuration makes it suitable for all levels.
THE BEST OF THE SLIDE
Thanks to the adjustable front axle, you can tighten and loosen the spring, to adapt the board to the type of ride you want to make. Adapt the axle and make it more stable for long runs, generating speed and riding. Or set it up so you can make more radical turns and warm up before going on the water.
Which size of the surf skate suits me best?
|under 155cm||25kg - 55kg||under and = 30"|
|150cm - 170cm (5”0` - 5”7`)||40kg - 75kg||27 - 31”|
|160cm - 181cm (5”3` - 5”11`)||50kg - 85kg||30 - 32”|
|165cm - 187cm (5”4` - 6”2`)||60kg - 90kg||31”- 33”|
|175cm - 193cm (5"7` - 6”4`)||70kg - 100kg||32”- 35”|
|182cm - 203cm (6”0`- 6”8`)||85kg - 120kg||34”- 39”|
The above is only a guideline for the selection of a surfskate. Depending on how and where you want to use it, you may find you don't follow these guidelines.
If you are looking for a Mini Cruiser Surfskate for the city and are bigger than 180cm, you can easily do this with a board under 30".
Or, someone who is lighter and would like to do long carves or to cover more distance can take a longer board.
Always check if the length of the board still suits your normal stance, you should be able to position your feet above the rear truck and slightly behind the front truck.