As part of this year’s summer tour the REAL riders each went home to push… not only to skate the streets they call home, but to push the areas themselves. REAL Skateboards Pushing Skateboarding Since Day One – Chicago from dlxsf on Vimeo. It started with a single day of Peter Ramondetta, James Hardy, Ernie […]

The Real Video ‘Since Day One’ Pre-Order

The Real Video is coming out in early April, and we’ll be pre-ordering 30 copies of the video.  If you don’t already know, The Real Video features full parts from some of skateboardings best like Busenitz, Ramondetta, Chima, Brock, Schaaf, Torres, and more.  This video even has two ridiculous vert parts. You NEVER see anything […]

Danny Way is the Real Deal

Danny Way has been one of my favorite skaters since I was a kid & is by far the gnarliest skateboarder the sport has ever seen. He’s done more to progress the sport that any other skater, whether it was bringing his street style to vert or turning vert on it’s head with the invention of the mega ramp, Danny Way continues to push the envelope


Adidas Skate Copa Southwest Regionals 2015

Active team riders, Tre Williams, Jordan Hoffart, Chris Joslin, & Chase Webb take first this year on their way defending their title at the Adidas Skate Copa West Coast qualifiers. This year it was at the Westchester Skate Plaza. Stay tuned for the finals in September when they will be head-to-head with each regional shop […]

Monster Children x Chocolate Skateboards

Monster Children and Chocolate Skateboards have released a limited edition deck designed by artist Evan Hecox; the first in a series of collaborations to be issued this year as the magazine celebrates 10 years of publishing. Available May 7th in Australian utility vehicle, or ‘Ute.’ Only 130 decks have been produced for sale worldwide. The […]

Cinco de Mayo – Active Corona Grand Opening!!

ACTIVE RIDE SHOP ANNOUNCES CORONA STORE OPENING Skate Shop Opening in Southern California with Inaugural Location Grand Opening May 5th Corona, CA (May 5, 2012) — Active Ride Shop, Southern California’s leading action sports retailer, celebrated the opening of the Corona Store in the Inland Empire on May 5th. Located at the beautiful Crossings at […]

The STITCH: Now Playing

Here are the top 5 bands that are on current rotation in my car, shower, bedroom, you get the idea… Check them out. Some are on tour for the next few months! Blood Orange: Dev Hynes, aka Blood Orange, is a blend of smooth 80’s pop and modern alternative, with Fleetwood Mac slinky guitar riffs alongside […]

The STITCH: Stacks of Wax – Bargain Vintage Records

A couple of months ago I stumbled upon a great old record player at a vintage/used record store by my house. My boyfriend had some old wooden speakers and a receiver and I was in business! Since then I have been on the lookout for old records, and great deals. Some of my best scores […]

The Mars Volta Octahedron

The Mars Volta Is coming out with a new album at the end of the month. It’s called Octahedron. This album is a huge change from any of their previous albums because it’s really mellow. It’s pretty much a pop album.  In interviews over the past year they have claimed that this is their version […]