After one hell of a time in Arizona and the rest of good Ol U S of A we made it into California once again.
First things first is we stopped a place very close to our hearts, and met up with a bunch of old time friends for one hell of a weekend in the hot desert sun.
A little place called Slab City, where there aint no rules and the livins easy
With a empty olympic sized pool as our playground
And an irrigational canal as our swimming pool
We quickly set up camp at this beautiful Oasis
Homies came out from all over to enjoy a wild weekend in the middle of nowhere,
to enjoy some frosters, good skating, rad music and so much more.
The boys from Gypsy Ship played a rad set on Saturday night and we had
a most incredible night that couldnt be beat,
After a couple of days of chaos in the desert we set out for LA
where the trek cross country would offically close.
Drive up to Oakland and got a solid week of spending time with some good friends, lurking round the Bay, and enjoy my old home.... I stashed the RV at a good friends and caught a ride back to LA
Survived another trek across the states along with some scars and memories to hold onto forever. Every place in this planet has corrupt bullshit, ridiculous rules, and negative people, but if you look past all that, in the nooks and crannies, deep in the cut, you can find some real beauty in this fucked up world we live in.
And thats all we can do.
After a short stay with my good pals down in Angel City, I hopped on the old silver bird to test my luck in Europe this summer. Starting off in Spain, and voyaging into Viking territory on a epic road trip through Scandanavia. Will be back in the states at the end of the summer.
Thank you to every single person we met along the way and helped us out in anyway possible, from a roof to a smile. You make it all worth the adventure and there will be many more to come. We would also like to thank Rollerwarehouse again for helping us out with some gas money and always having our backs.
Cheers my friends
Good times in AZ
The next stop on our journey was Tuscon, and Phoniex AZ. James from Revolution was kind enough to hook us
up with a spot list and shot some photos as well during our stay. He put together an article over at www.REVOLUTIONSKATE.com that you can go check out. Arizona is known for its beautiful scenery, vast deserts and there endless ditches. And we were on the hunt for all these and more.
Dafick 180 out the pocket
Matty Front Sav Cess over into the bank
on one of the many ditches we were blessed to blade
Morning Joe in the Arizona Deserts
Matty Inspin Top Acid on the
Gates of Hell
Photo > James Johnson
Wild Bill groovin on the banks of Saguara Lake
Arizona is an Oasis of bad ass spots
and beautiful rivers and lakes...
if you know where to look
It treated us very well and it won't be very long
until the South West calls our names again
WILD CHILD 180 Over the fence
PHOTO > James Johnson
It has been real Arizona. Thank you to all the Arizona homies
but again would like to Thank James for everything
and a extra specail thanks to JB Snyder for giving us a roof
and showing us a good time around Phoniex.
Cheers my friends
And so we pass on by the crimson eye
of great god Mars
as we travel the universe
See you there my friends
After New Orleans we hit a couple bumps in the road,
Being stuck in traffic for hours due to a Tornado, gave the engine
enough time to over heat and leak Transmission fluid all over the highway. After a night at a rest stop, and a couple hours under the hood drenched in rain, we managed to fix her ourselves and were on the road again this time off to Houston to see some old friends and make some new ones as well.
Out in Houston we got to kick it with our old bud Nick Norton, catch up for lost time and got to lurk some really rad spots while we were at it.
After a night or two in Houston we stopped by the Auto Shop Norton worked at, got a quick tune up and headed back on the highway. This time headed a few hours west to the wonderful city of Austin.
We got the grand tour from this familiar face, Jan Welch.
Showing us some bad ass skate spots, along with some amazing river spots as well.
The Good times were plentiful to say the least
And the spots wernt to shabby either.
After a couple days and nights exploring Austin, meeting loads of friends,
old and new, we hit up one more river spot and road out into the sunset headed that much furthwr west.
Our Mother the Mountain
A quick pit stop in the Deserts of West Texas
After spending the day lurking through some small villages and some ghost towns we were lucky enough to find a completely abandoned farm house at the foot of the Guadeloupe Mountains on the border of Texas and New Mexico.
This spot was easily one of the raddest places I had the privilege of camping out at. Completely isolated from humanity we had our own farm house to explore, fully equipped with a giant field of old farming equipment that seemed to be forgotten behind many years ago. Resting our heads in this farm was a treat that will never be forgotten.
Home on the Range
After a beautiful night spent on the Salt Flats we caught some breakfast at a small town diner where an elderly couple made us a bad ass lunch, and let us help our selves to coffee in there kitchen we fueled up and headed out through El Paso and into New Mexico. Our stay in Texas was full of rad people, amazing scenery and good times and we thank all the homies in Houston, Austin and all the people in between.
THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING TEXAS
About a month and a half ago we embarked on a cross country journey from Orlando Florida head west towards California. The road crew on this stretch Matty Schrock, Wild Bill, Steve Gasstation, our friends Chloe, Staci and myself, meeting and making many friends along the way.
Yet another cross country pilgrimage survived leaving us with a onslaught of amazing memories,
an empty wallet and handful of scars.
Shredweiser is currently working on a video project over the next year or so
but in The Meantime y'all can enjoy these photos.
First stop, Tallahassee Florida
Wild Bill Top Acid in Tally
Dafick Pocket Mute in Mobil Alabama
Them Southern Boys
Dafick unity over the canal
Chillen at the Porches
Would like to thank both Cody and Bill Porche for the hospitality in your beautiful house in NOLA and countless laughs and good times. Can not thank yall enough
The people you meet along your travels is half the journey itself and we would to thank every singe person along this journey that we shared time with whether it was brief or not.
We would also like to thank Rollerwarehouse for their continued support
and helping us out on some gas money along the journey.
Photos contributed by Chloe Esposito and Chris Dafick
Off to Houston ....
Join us Sunday March 15th and the rest of the weekend at
Kona Skatepark in Jacksonville Florida at the Pow Wow.
Gonna be one hell of a good time
A Tribute to our fallen brother Gary D
Hand Printed in Orlando Florida
Printed on 100% Hand Spun Cotton Anvil Tee
Our brother Gary D forever riding with us. Into the Void.
We also have one of a kind 14 x 20 custom prints available.
Each unique in there own way
We have a limited supply of both
the shirts and the prints
Original Artwork by Austin Barrett
Article over at BE-MAG.COM
Our buddy Matty steady killing it
Support our brothers over at Roller Warehouse
Check the full article on
BE - MAG
Teamed up with some hermanos of ours on some DIY and started printing Tees out of the Mountains of Spain. Wacho Distro will be printing and shipping shirts through out Europe South America and the rest of the world. If you live in the Euro Nation and want to get your hands on some Haitian, Balas Perdidas or Shredweiser goods this is the place.
To start it off right we are gonna toss in a FREE DVD of
The Shredweiser Americana Tour if you order more than two items
Thank you for your continued support.
Cheers my brothers
Threw together an VHS Reel of the Americana Tour
Edited by Marc Moreno and Chris Dafick
Song: Buffalo Freedom
Be-Mag published a little article from the
Balas Perdidas Tour through Northern Spain
into Basque Country
Click here and check out
the full article over at
Leon Humphries on the
early morning mini session
Dafick on the
Beach Front Vert Session
- Ride on -
Allow me to appologize for the lack of content this summer
Let me rephrase that.... the lack of updates
We have been in over our heads on travels, adventures, and good times
Too say the least we have a lot of content in the near future,
and many more missions as well.
About to embark on another epic journey, this time on the other side of the river.
Conquering Spain and northern Europe.
Throwing a little 3 day sale to help promote the video,
and to raise a couple extra bucks for travels out there in the void.
EVERY order receives either Free copy of the video, or a set of 59mm SW Volume 4 Wheels.
Starting today and ending on Friday.
In honor of our new adventure and this sale,
We are giving you guys a little taste of the video as well.
Thank you for your continuous support
Shredweiser Americana Tour
Available Online Now
A 3 month voyage through Western America
and many more
DVDs are limited and are expected to go quick.
Over 5 hour of Bonus footage
Including VHS reel of day to day
life on the voyage.
The Americana Tour
Available in March 2014
Filmed and Edited by Marc Moreno and Chris Dafick
Hello there brothers and sisters.
Yes. We have been slacking on content over the past couple of months. My most sincere apologies. But it is only because we have been on the road on one hell of a journey to hell and back. A full length tour video is in the works, along with a new line, and a couple other tricks we got hidin' up our sleeves. We got some big fucking plans for 2014 and so should you. Lets rip this year a new one.
Forever in our Hearts
Headed on out of Oaktown
first thing in the morning.
Follow us on the road on the gram
along with updates on the ol Shredweiser site.
Gotta Keep Movin
Main Camera Mike Buckalew, Malcolm Heard, and Dylan Davis
Edited by Mike Buckalew and Dylan Davis
Check out our shop at
Huge Shredweiser Sale over at http://shredweiser.bigcartel.com/
In honor of the release of Turn Down the Suck, our new Online deal
and our last attempts of raising money for a 3 month tour we embark on next week.
We are putting a huge sale on our online store for the next week.
Every order gets free Patches and stickers
and throwing in some free shirts into random orders.
We are also re releasing the Shredweiser America Tee
As well as the Beastmaster General Tee
Shirts and Wheels from 12 bucks a pop
If you enjoyed the video and support what we do,
and want to score some cheap gear
We would greatly appreciate any support
Balas Perdidas Tour: Funded
Thank you to everyone who threw down on a pledge
or helped in any way what so ever.
Your support is greatly appreaciated