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2018 Ride Engine Harnesses | Revolution Refined

2018 Ride Engine Harnesses | Revolution Refined

It’s undeniable, Ride Engine changed the harness market forever when they released the 2016 hard shell series. For the 2017 harness, Ride Engine built upon the same great design with subtle refinements to solidify it as the worlds best harness,...

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What is Rusty Torsion Spring Technology?

What is Rusty Torsion Spring Technology?

The Rusty Torsion Spring construction is a completely new approach to existing epoxy surfboard construction. Rusty shaper Clint Preisendorfer has created a totally different feel with some unique attributes that make this new surfboard construction feel completely different than any...

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Harnesses Reviewed | For Women by Women

Harnesses Reviewed | For Women by Women

By: Adrienne Kina Being a woman in a male-dominated sport makes it tricky to find the gear that fits right, especially harnesses.  After testing multiple harnesses both unisex/male and women specific,here are some tips on choosing the best model based on...

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Tomahawk Test

Tomahawk Test

REAL has always strived to give you factual info about gear that we find out from testing.  We want to tell our customers what works and what doesn’t work.  Most importantly strive to tell you who a product is best...

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Can we call these wave boards?

Can we call these wave boards?

Look at these things.  They look nothing like surfboards and barely look like kiteboard, but they are three modern kiteboards that rip in the surf.  Well, actually one of them is a surfboard that is made in kite construction even...

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