#FlatspotDeckofTheDay: Loaded Icarus

The Loaded Icarus is the latest addition to the Loaded family, and its unlike anything else.

Loaded doesn’t redo their board lineup every season. They don’t even do it every second season. Its because they don’t need to. When you put years into prototyping, designing and then redesigning a board, it will be timeless. The Loaded Icarus is the latest board to come from Loaded, and its the next natural step after the dervish and tan tien lineage.

Its got curves in the right places for a ergonomic and comfortable ride. The construction is amazing (as always), and will keep its spring for years. Basically this board is the bees knees, will be great for pumping, carving and a bit of dancing too.

Loaded Icarus, #Flatspotdeckoftheday, Flatspot Longboards

If you want to have more than just a pretty deck, here are some things we suggest to combine with the Loaded Icarus to make it a fun complete skateboard.

  • Zealous Bearings

    $17.99CAD

    Steel Balls
    – Precision 8mm axle holes
    – .4045″ built in spacers
    – .5mm built in speedrings
    – Green rubber seals to keep dirt and debris on the outside of the bearing.
    – Lubed with Custom Nanoceramic Grease
    -The unique feature of the lubricant is how the nanoceramic compound fills in deformations or asperities in the bearing. These deformations cause friction and heat around them which hardens the nano-ceramic compound to that specific area. This micro coating is 5 times the hardness of the host alloy and has a molecular bond with the host metal, filling in all the asperities and eliminating friction over time.
    -The coefficient of friction is the lowest in the field of Tribology at 0.003% creating a near frictionless surface. Mainly because the nanoceramic compound eliminates all asperities.
    -Extremely low water washout
    -Corrosion on the inside of the bearing is nearly eliminated.

    Sold in sets of 8 bearings.

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  • Loaded Boards – Icarus – Deck

    $278.99CAD

    Length: 38.4” (97.5 cm)
    Width: 8.6” (22 cm)
    Wheelbase: 28.25” (71.76 cm)
    Weight
    Deck: 2.9 lbs (1.3 kg)
    Complete: 6.5 lbs (2.9 kg) w/Fat Frees, 7.4 lbs (3.4 kg) w/Kegels

    FLEX

    Flex 1: 170-250+lbs / 75-115+kg
    Flex 2: 75-200+lbs / 35-90+kg

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  • Orangatang – In Heat – 75mm

    $69.99CAD

    SPECIFICATIONS

    • Diameter: 75mm
    • Contact Patch: 56mm
    • Durometer: 80a, 83a, 86a
    • Lip Profile: Square lip
    • Core: high-strength, high-stiffness, heat-resistant urethane
    • Core Placement: Offset
    • Formula: Happy Thane
    • Weight (per wheel): 7.8 oz / 220 g
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  • Loaded – Freeride Slide Glove V. 7

    $64.99CAD

    • 3 Sizes including Youth- and female-friendly sizing
    • UHMW palm and thumb pucks and hard plastic finger pucks
    • Reflective accents ensure visibility on low-light excursions.
    • Coolmax lining and vented mesh for comfort
    • Cordura® / Kevlar® / synthetic suede / Lycra® outer construction for durability
    • Poron XRD® palm padding and viscoelastic foam knuckle pad for protection

    100% Vegan: We test our products on humans.

    See Options
  • Bear – Grizzly 852s – Black

    $61.00CAD

    SPECIFICATIONS

    • Axel Width: 181mm
    • Baseplate Angle: 52 Degrees
    • Bushings: Double Barrel
    • Rake: 2 Deg
    Add to cart

 

 

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Mischa Farivar

Mischa Farivar

Front desk denizen, chief rabble rouser and founder at Flatspot Longboard Shop.

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