Ambrosia maple with a striking mahogany heart and walnut and ipe accents. The dark figure in the ambrosia really makes this board.
Much like spalted maple and other forms of figured maple, Ambrosia Maple is technically not a specific species of Maple, but rather a general description of any type of Maple that has been infested by ambrosia beetles. The beetles bore into the tree, and with it bring fungus that discolors the wood. (wood-database.com)
The Bottlenose is our go-to shape, it compromises nothing. All of these pieces are loaded with camber providing a flexy yet stable feel. To quote Jake Palmer (VT Longboard crew) "You guys really nailed it, this is lively but stable"
Our three layer bamboo substrate provides strength and flexibility for maximum schralpability.
Length about 43 7/8"
Wheelbase 37 1/4"
Paris 195's for that prowling look and feel.
These Wheels: Straight up, these are the highest rebound wheels in the industry. They have been able to achieve higher rebounds in their soft urethanes because of their superior processing equipment and 36 years of experience. In addition, the higher quality of their materials, proprietary formulas, and the optimized method of pouring these wheels enable them to produce the fastest, longest lasting, best sliding wheels in the world.