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February 07, 2013

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That is a very cool thing. On the electric skateboard I ride, it has brakes as well and gives one much more confidence.

Of course, I fell two months ago and broke my elbow. But that was a kind of freak accident since I was going less than 1 mph......

Better now.....

Skateboarding is a blast....

I want one ,where can I buy them??

Thanks for sharing! I am in almost the exact same situation, old guy, likes to surf (poorly), new to longboard skateboarding, super worried about stopping, super excited about these brakes, moderately worried about installing them...

My wife is convinced I'm having a mid-life crisis, I'm just wanting to cruise slowly (and safely!) on a longboard to work...

Ed, take at look at Board Brake, not to be confused with Brakeboard:
http://boolahboards.com

I have one. Haven't tried it out yet. Needed to get a longer bolt from the helpful BoolahBoards guy, as my longboards are pretty high off the ground.

This is a much cheaper and simpler way of stopping than the Brakeboard. Something to consider, if you aren't aware of Board Brake already. (Their web site runs slow; be patient.)

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