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11
Mar 2016

Tutorials: 3 Simple Bodyweight Workouts To Improve Balance

As a surf shop, Surf Ride wants you to progress in your surfing ability so you can shred harder and spread the stoke. Balance is key to surfing and everyone can improve their balance to make themselves more comfortable on their board. Below are some great simple workouts you...

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10
Mar 2016

Tutorial: Paddle Stronger With This 10-Minute Upper Body Workout

If you have surf for awhile you know how important paddling is. Paddling gets you out to the waves and will help you get the wave you want. This being said if there is a grip of cats in the lineup, the person who’s gonna get the most waves...

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09
Mar 2016

Tutorial: Do It Yourself Yoga

A lot of people want to do yoga and are all for it but they don’t know what quite to do with themselves unless they take a class but thats usually more mula coming outta your pocket that could be for your next Surf Ride sled that you’ve had...

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Surface Protection Facts
12
Aug 2015

How To Choose The Best Sunscreen – Sponsored By Surface

We understand that sun care can be confusing. Surface has created Surface Protection Facts (SPF’s) to help you understand the basics. See below. Surface Protection Fact #1 SPF stands for “Sun Protection Factor”, what does this mean? This is the protection rating for UVB or the ultraviolet rays that...

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How To Remove Surfboard Wax
12
May 2014

How To Remove Wax From Your Surfboard

Spring is here, and summer is just around the corner. It’s time to remove the cold water wax from your surfboard and apply a fresh coat as the water is warming up and it’s time for south swells! Supplies Needed: Surfboard (pictured- Chemistry Boombastik II) Wax Comb Sticky Bumps...

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Prolong The Life Of Your Wetsuit
05
Feb 2014

Prolong The Life Of Your Wetsuit

For a surfer, there’s nothing quite like putting on a fresh new wetsuit for its maiden voyage into the salt. The stretchy gooey neoprene super hero suit feels great to install. A fresh wetty keeps the water out, and the warmth in. Now we all know that a new...

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How To Tie A Leash String To Your Surfboard
24
Jul 2013

How To Tie A Leash String To Your Surfboard

Ever wondered how to tie a leash string to your surfboard? Follow these 4 easy steps for a comprehensive explanation on how to securely fasten that little guy on there. Even better, watch our “How To” video below. Rather watch it on Vimeo or YouTube? Supplies Needed: Leash String...

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06
Dec 2011

How To Properly Wax Your Surfboard

Sweet, you just scored a new board for the winter swell. You need a leash, traction pad, and don’t forget to buy some wax. If it’s your first time waxing up a new board all on your own, don’t worry. Follow these 3 Easy Steps for a comprehensive explanation...

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20
Jul 2011

How To Apply A Traction Pad On Your Surfboard

So you saved your pennies and broke open the piggy bank – walked straight to Surf Ride Oceanside and threw down on a new surfboard (just in time for a south swell). Now you need a traction pad so your back foot stays put when carving an open-face man...

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How To Put Fins On Your Surfboard
20
Apr 2011

How To Put Fins On Your Surfboard

There are many different types of fin systems available. The two most popular are FCS and Future. Understanding how to put these fins properly on a surfboard is a basic, yet essential skill. This short video will walk you through fastening FCS, Future, quad and longboard fins to your...

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