They say that the wheel is man’s greatest invention, this has got to include Skateboard wheels. Skateboard wheels come in pretty much one shape (duh! They’re wheels, they’ve gotta be round!) but in many different sizes and hardnesses. Size is what’s called diameter, which means how tall the wheel is and is measured in millimeters (mm) for skating wheels. The other information you need to be thinking about is hardness. Most wheels use the a-scale. It doesn’t really matter…

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  Following the awesome success of the £50 Amazon Voucher competition and then my £75 of John Lewis vouchers giveaway I’ve decided to run another brilliant giveaway at Wild Tide. This time I’m going to up the ante again by giving away £100 of Tesco vouchers. This competition ends on the 1st of January 2014 (what a great way to start the new year). These will be perfect for all your much needed New Year sales shopping, so what are…

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  This is a gift that is perfect for surfers, any eco-minded guy or gal or even yourself! Rapanui create clothing that is as good for our earth and environment as they possibly can. They do this by concentrating on a few different aspects: Eco-materials – Rapanui use organic cotton and other smart materials such as hemp, bamboo and eucalyptus. Ethical – by ensuring every person in the supply chain gets a fair deal all the way down to the…

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  Have you heard of the City of Lights? Basically every year in Truro, at the start of the Christmas season and the week before late night shopping starts, there is a parade through Cornwall’s great city. Children from Schools and other organisations make massive lanterns in all shapes and sizes and parade them through the city accompanied by marching bands of different styles. This year there was a great selection of giant lanterns, some of which were even articulated…

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  Lot’s people don’t use phone cases and say things like “It doesn’t matter, it’s insured!” When I purchased my iPhone I looked into phone insurance and when you really start having a good read up about it, it doesn’t look like it’s worth the money. Not when the price of an iPhone handset is in the hundreds! If you’re likely to have a problem with your phone, it’s going to be because you got it wet or dropped it.…

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  If you’re struggling for Christmas present ideas for your surfing friend or loved one, then here is my first idea for you: A quality surf watch. I’ve been a big fan of Breo watches ever since one of my good friends showed me his. I use a Breo – Roam Elite whilst surfing, as it’s so light and compact that you completely forget you’re even wearing it. The Roam Elite is like a thick rubber band with a tiny…

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