Category Archives: Blog

The most important part of your trucks

Sabre Trucks

03Aug

“The refinement of such a small part translates into improvements to the essence of all the truck is capable of.” – Pete Connolly This is a pivot cup. Almost every set of longboard and skateboard trucks on the market today has one. Its job is simple: the hanger goes in the hole, and the pivot cup then...

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Bushing Upgrade

Sabre Trucks

13Jul

Our entire truck lineup just had a major overhaul in a very important area – bushings and washers. We have been through every truck we produce and re-specced the whole lot with our much loved original Sabre Bushing Formula, poured in the USA to our own custom specifications. One of the unique things about our...

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The Next Generation

Sabre Trucks

09Jul

Longboarding is always moving forwards. Skaters learn to hit higher speeds, better lines, brake later, land harder. It’s clear to us that it’s not enough just to keep up with the stresses that skaters put through their trucks. We need to go further and create product that can withstand and enhance tomorrow’s skating. It’s for...

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Mk2 Testing – Jooz

Sabre Trucks

10Apr

Teamrider Josh Hughes has been skating our Forged Precision Race Trucks for a little under two years. He is extremely picky about hanger straightness – if it’s not straight, it’s off his board in a flash. This is a shame, as he also likes to jump down stairs and grind stuff. He is still skating...

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Forged Mk2 is here!

Sabre Trucks

06Apr

We are proud to finally introduce the second iteration of our Forged Trucks! The Forged Precision Race and Forged Precision Freeride trucks are available now. Both use the new Mk2 Forged Hanger, which improves on the original Sabre Forged Hanger (which was the world’s first forged longboard hanger) in two key areas: 1 – Strength....

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New longboard bushing kits!

Sabre Trucks

27Feb

Buying bushings is a bit of a minefield. You have to balance your riding style, how you want your board to feel, your weight and what kind of trucks your longboard has in order to pick the right bushings for your trucks. In an effort to make things easier for you, we’ve added Sabre Longboard...

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The fastest trucks in the world…

Sabre Trucks

20Sep

UK Teamrider Pete Connolly is the first person to go over 90MPH on a skateboard in history. This clip shows a morning warm up run, trying out the new line that enabled him to clock a new world speed record of 91mph / 146kph. Pete has been instrumental in the development of Sabre trucks from...

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Longboard Bushing Footstops – Available Now

Sabre Trucks

26May

The best ideas are always simple and effective. A lot of pro downhill and freeride skaters use footstops, primarily to keep their front foot on the deck during high-speed toeside slides, or to provide a location point in tuck. We’ve put together a kit that allows you to make a simple footstop from one of...

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170mm Forged Precision Trucks – Available now

Sabre Trucks

06Oct

Race wheels have got a lot wider in the last few years. We can now all hold lines we used to only dream about. Narrower hangers gives even more grip. So we have added a 170mm hanger width to our race-winning Forged Precision Trucks. Now you too can experience more lean, more grip, tighter lines...

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Longboard chilling in the south of France.

Sabre Trucks

09Aug

Check out this edit  Sabre team rider Fayah Bob with  his Sabre cast precision 170’s and his  bro Lucas Poulain in the south of France on this super fun spot chilling together while the sun rises. These buddies have been skating together for over 5 years and you can feel it in their skating, close and fast....

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Yannick Gladow – Sabre rider

Sabre Trucks

20Apr

It’s great to see our German team rider Yannick back from injury. After a lengthy lay off he is back skating again and is hungry to shred on his Forged Sabres.

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Jorge Pernes – Welcome to the team

Sabre Trucks

14Dec

We are stoked to announce that we have just added Portuguese ripper Jorge Pernes to the Sabre Trucks team. Anyone that knows or has seen Jorge skate knows he is a total shredder,  with a full all-out balls to the wall approach to DH skating.  He is hooked on the Forged 38 Baseplate combined  the Forged Precision 170mm Hanger,...

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Joachpass with Matt Elver

Sabre Trucks

16Oct

Matt has been having a great year with his Forged Precision Sabres. His focus has shifted from racing and competing to just getting out to free skate as much as possible. This has given him the opportunity to go to some awesome freerides. He told us hitting Joachpass was a long time dream…one that he...

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Folded Mountains – Almost Raw pt1

Sabre Trucks

09Oct

Sabre Teamrider Yannick Gladow skating tight with fellow Root rider Sebastian Schneider in this sick edit from Root Longboards… literally on the edge!   Yannick hitting some sick lines on Sabre Forged Precision 180’s.

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Folded Mountains

Sabre Trucks

17Aug

Before he crashed and hurt himself earlier this summer, Sabre Teamrider Yannick Gladow filmed this edit alongside three teammates from Root Longboards in the French Alps. If you only watch one edit this week… make it this one!

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Pierre and Maxim at Marchaux

Sabre Trucks

07Aug

It’s summertime in the French Alps and there’s a freeride almost every weekend! Here’s Pierre Hardiller and Maxim Sorek taking you on a run of the Marchaux Freeride 2015. Both Maxim and Pierre are on Forged Sabre hanger and a mixture of the 38 forged baseplate and 48 lite basplate. Filming and speedboosts by rollerblader...

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Gutter Raw

Sabre Trucks

03Jul

Slovenia ripper and Sabre team rider  Jernej Podgoršek  likes to make full use of the road whenever possible….including the gutters.  Forged Precision Sabres are more than up to the task.  

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Spanish Roads Part 3

Sabre Trucks

29May

Yannick has been on the road with the Root Longboards Dudes, here is a tight raw run on “The Jungle”. Thanks to Pataldinger.com, Timm Becker, Nicola Nührig, Quirin Ilmer and Root Longboards for the edit!

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Cliff Jam

Sabre Trucks

28May

Swiss Team rider Jules Hornung is over in New Zealand right now. He just sent us back this run of him hitting a spot the local crew took him too. Needless to say he was stoked on this leg burner.  Jules is currently rocking the forged precision 180mm hanger combined with the 38* forged precision...

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Boardmen

Sabre Trucks

18May

“Let’s go back one more time and show them what we’re capable of. We have to end it on our own terms… With a grand gesture. Flames. Sacrifice. Icarus. You can do it. You hear me? You are….. Boardmen.” Pierre Hardillier on Sabre Forged Precision, enjoys a local mountain pass with his friends…

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