Brent Logan

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Tag: downhill

  • Zero to 30 in one year

    Zero to 30 in one year

    Almost exactly one year ago, Suzi bought Jamison a cool book about building skateboards. Jamison and I read the book cover to cover and over and over and dreamed about which boards we were going to build. We researched the pros and cons of various construction techniques, deck shapes, truck mountings, and wheel sizes, shapes, […]

  • My first downhill slides

    My first downhill slides

    Last November, Jamison and I bought longboards. It’s been one of our best decisions ever. Jamison and I spend lots of fun time together, terrorizing the neighborhoods and riding to downtown Hillsboro. I’m much more comfortable just pushing around the neighborhoods, staying on the relatively flat. Jamison is a lot more skilled and has learned […]

  • PDXDownhill’s Portland Hill Map

    PDXDownhill’s Portland Hill Map

    PDXDownhill’s Portland Hill Map. Where to go downhill in and around Portland on your longboard.

  • Jamison and I head to Maryhill 2015

    Jamison and I head to Maryhill 2015

    Jamison and I headed up the Gorge yesterday to watch the finals of the Maryhill Festival of Speed. It’s nice to live so close. Fortunately, the temperatures only got to 103, with overcast and a breeze. I can’t imagine how hot it must have been in the leather racing suits and full-face helmets.