“We go tandem with the people around us. We share an idea, we congratulate, we push each other.
We share the stoke of landing our first kickflip with a high-five.
We gain courage to climb the cables of half-dome with a held hand.
We go tandem with Sheri the barista, Glenn the bartender, Sam the baker next door… In tandem we collaborate our minds and tap into ideas that come from our souls.
How do you go tandem?”

 

A reflection on the people and the inspirations around us.  Recycled skateboards and community <3 
“We go tandem with the people around us. We share an idea, we congratulate, we push each other.
We share the stoke of landing our first kickflip with a high-five.
We gain courage to climb the cables of half-dome with a held hand.
We go tandem with Sheri the barista, Glenn the bartender, Sam the baker next door… In tandem we collaborate our minds and tap into ideas that come from our souls.
How do you go tandem?”

 

A reflection on the people and the inspirations around us.  Recycled skateboards and community <3 
Mini machete making with @machetepocketknife for our pop-up-shop this Saturday at the Ford Food and Drink in #portland! #pdxmasinjuly 6-9 see you there!! (at MapleXO)

Mini machete making with @machetepocketknife for our pop-up-shop this Saturday at the Ford Food and Drink in #portland! #pdxmasinjuly 6-9 see you there!! (at MapleXO)

One of the very first things I made from a skateboard years and years ago. I watched a kid snap this board and toss it. When I saw the words on the bottom &#8220;After Nooner, Cool Dreams,&#8221; I snatched it up knowing that I needed to somehow turn it into a clock. &#8212; Skateboarding is inspiration. #thankyouskateboarding (at MapleXO)

One of the very first things I made from a skateboard years and years ago. I watched a kid snap this board and toss it. When I saw the words on the bottom “After Nooner, Cool Dreams,” I snatched it up knowing that I needed to somehow turn it into a clock. — Skateboarding is inspiration. #thankyouskateboarding (at MapleXO)

Super blown away after seeing the amazing skateboarding that happened this weekend at @streetleague Portland. Stoked to have to chance to see it all in person. #thankyouskateboarding

Super blown away after seeing the amazing skateboarding that happened this weekend at @streetleague Portland. Stoked to have to chance to see it all in person. #thankyouskateboarding

Just ran downtown to pick up our street league tix and met @erickoston! Thanks for the photo @mickeydlx. #erickoston #streetleague (thx @jimthiebaud!) (at City of Portland)

Just ran downtown to pick up our street league tix and met @erickoston! Thanks for the photo @mickeydlx. #erickoston #streetleague (thx @jimthiebaud!) (at City of Portland)

So rad to get a visit from @nealhendrix @mariasass and @mikebhendrix today! Neal has been donating his old boards to us since we first started recycling them. Much love to you three! xo (at MapleXO)

So rad to get a visit from @nealhendrix @mariasass and @mikebhendrix today! Neal has been donating his old boards to us since we first started recycling them. Much love to you three! xo (at MapleXO)

Good way to end the week&#8230; #portlandskateboarding (at Ed Benedict Park)

Good way to end the week… #portlandskateboarding (at Ed Benedict Park)

Production time! (ie: getting way too distracted stacking and arranging colorful blocks time) #recycledskateboards  (at MapleXO)

Production time! (ie: getting way too distracted stacking and arranging colorful blocks time) #recycledskateboards (at MapleXO)

Stoked to get a visit from @silasbaxterneal to sign his pieces for the #writegoskate fundraiser! The 3 art pieces are sold and in transit, BUT we still have a handful of the 25 limited edition signed giclee prints available on MapleXO.com! Big thanks for the help with this project @indiasmom @bkposse @originalbk @fakeattack  (at MapleXO)

Stoked to get a visit from @silasbaxterneal to sign his pieces for the #writegoskate fundraiser! The 3 art pieces are sold and in transit, BUT we still have a handful of the 25 limited edition signed giclee prints available on MapleXO.com! Big thanks for the help with this project @indiasmom @bkposse @originalbk @fakeattack (at MapleXO)

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Building a #skatelamp. I like to think this is part of the magic inside&#8230; (Cue: @sykeswoodfenders rolling his eyes)  (at MapleXO)

Building a #skatelamp. I like to think this is part of the magic inside… (Cue: @sykeswoodfenders rolling his eyes) (at MapleXO)

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