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GEAR SKATEBOARDS – 2021 UPDATE! [VIDEO]

Long overdue GEAR Skateboards 2021 video update! Check it out! Where have we been? What have we been doing? What’s next for GEAR Skateboards? Our website is back online, new video content in the works, and NEW PRODUCT coming in 2022! – Visit our website and check out the online shop: – Be sure to sign up for our newsletter for more updates! /newsletter

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Now Accepting Bitcoin and other Crypto Payments, courtesy of Coinbase!

We are extremely excited to announce that we can now accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on our online Shop! With the increasing popularity of cryptos, this feature has been requested many times over the years. And now thanks to Coinbase Commerce, we can finally accept four of the top cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin. Please note that this payment method is still somewhat new, but so far seems to be running with no problems. If you run into any glitches with it during checkout, please let us know at sales@gearskateboards.com and we’ll get it resolved. If…

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FINALLY: the GEAR Skateboards website is back!

It has been close to 2 years since we went offline, first for a short personal hiatus from the biz, but then stayed offline due to the stupid COVID related supply chain problems. But now WE ARE BACK and at least have a limited amount of basic GEAR product available in our online shop — CHECK IT OUT! There’s still a lot of fine-tuning and other updates coming for the website, but we’re just happy to be operational again! There are also several brand new, truly gnarly board graphics coming down the pipe for later this year, and…

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In Loving Memory of Cody Edwards (video part)

UPDATE: If you would like to donate to help out Cody’s wonderful family during this extremely tough time, any amount you can afford to donate, no matter how big or small, will greatly help! The following GoFundMe link was set up by them, and goes 100% *directly* to them…. A million ‘thank you’s in advance… <3 gf.me/u/vyzaaw

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RIP in Peace – Cody Edwards

It is with great sadness that we say farewell to one of our greatest, most loyal *original* team skaters, Cody Edwards…. Words can’t even express how the GEAR team is feeling right now… Video tribute to Cody coming soon… RIP In Peace, Cody Edwards — December 3, 1997 – October 6, 2019

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New Online Shop, featuring New Bottom Dye decks!

We are proud to announce that we have a NEW and improved Online shop. Click the Shop link, or go directly to gearskate.shop and check it out! By building out a separate web domain exclusively for our shop, we are able to keep the shop up and running even as we regularly change up the design and content of our main brand site. Plus, by branching out as an online skate shop and not exclusively a brand, we are able to carry a more diverse selection of items to meet all your skate needs! NOW AVAILABLE – our…

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Boards & Wheels on Back Order

We cleared out all of our boards and wheels at the end of 2018, essentially putting it all out in the field for our street team to work with…. So for now, all of our boards and wheels are currently out of stock / on backorder. We are sorting out plans for new shapes and new graphics, as well as refining some classics. We expect to have our new line of 2019 decks online within a couple of months….. please check back soon! NOTE: If you decide to backorder a deck or a set of wheels thru our…

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LJ Skatepark Update: Final Design is Here!

Lake Jackson, TX public skatepark coming early 2020!!… here’s the latest 3D modeled concepts from New Line Skateparks and SPA Skateparks, based on a TON of feedback from a wide range of locals, including the GEAR street team of course, lol… More info coming soon! HAPPY NEW YEAR! See you in 2019!! 😀 www.gearskateboards.com #skateboarding #DIY4LIFE #GetInvolved #GEARskateboards #LakeJackson #Texas #USA

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Lake Jackson Skatepark: Design Feedback

The GEAR Skate team and friends attended the phase 2 design feedback meeting for the upcoming public skatepark in Lake Jackson, TX – coming early 2020!! Huge thanks and much respect to New Line Skateparks and SPA Skateparks!! <3   More info coming soon!      

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Website maintenance

As a DIY skate brand we do all of our own graphics, web design, and maintenance. That said, we hit a pretty huge wall with our site recently, as the constant upgrades and tweaking just sort of overloaded things. We apologize to our regular visitors for the site being down for a month or so. We essentially had to rip down everything from the previous version of the site and start fresh. If you had a registered account with us before, you will need to visit our new and improved registration page to setup your account again. If…

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