[Ronja] Open source skateboard demo pictures

Jakub Sykora kubajz at kbx.cz
Mon Jul 23 06:23:24 BST 2007


The answer is YES, they can. The design is quite simple and was 
introduced in carbid lanterns.

K

Aristotle wrote:
> How about a open source biodiesel project?
> 
>  
> 
> Oil prices going up, may as well use disposed MacDonalds cooking oil for 
> ourselves, for heating, electricity or transport.
> 
>  
> 
> I wonder if fuel cells could be used with biodiesel.
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> *From:* ronja-bounces+aristotle=internode.on.net at lists.pointless.net 
> [mailto:ronja-bounces+aristotle=internode.on.net at lists.pointless.net] 
> *On Behalf Of *-=RYS=-
> *Sent:* Monday, 23 July 2007 11:25 AM
> *To:* ronja at lists.pointless.net
> *Subject:* Re: [Ronja] Open source skateboard demo pictures
> 
>  
> 
> And GNU project  Hydrogen-Tritium A-bomb?  :)))))
> 
>  
> 
> In future:  ronja, skateboard, linux, Hydrogen bomb, GNU Hamburger....
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> ______________________________________________________________
>>  Od: discover at fly.srk.fer.hr
>>  Komu: ronja at lists.pointless.net
>>  Datum: 22.07.2007 22:08
>>  Předmět: Re: [Ronja] Open source skateboard demo pictures
>>
>>
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>>This is nice, ronja, skateboard, linux...
>>
>>Now all we need is open source power source. I am sick of paying
>>bills to the power company...
>>
>>Any ideas?
>>
>>s.
>>
>>
>>On Sun, 22 Jul 2007, Karel Kulhavy wrote:
>>
>> > Hello
>> >
>> > To prove that the open source skateboard is not just some untested 
> theoretical
>> > design, I learned some some pussie tricks on it and put pictures online.
>> >
>> > http://ronja.twibright.com/bastard.php
>> >
>> > I also got a positive review of Bastard from a friend who rides a flex
>> > skateboard already for 14 years (I ride only for 2). He tried it out 
> and said
>> > it's cool.
>> >
>> > If you saw the Dogtown and Z-Boys movie, you know that the bert was 
> originally
>> > developed for the surfboard "platform" by Larry Bertlesmann and 
> "ported" to
>> > skateboard by Jay Adams, Tony alva et al. - the Z-Boys.
>> >
>> > Unfortunately, after they succeeded at the Del Mar competition, they 
> got bought
>> > out and heavily commercialized so we cannot really expect anything 
> opensource
>> > from them. What Microsoft is in the world of software, they are in 
> the world of
>> > skateboarding. And not only them, but probably every single company 
> of the
>> > whole skateboarding industry.
>> >
>> > Nice that you can/could buy a super-extra-special deck shaped and 
> painted by
>> > Powell-Peralta, Alva, Santa Cruz, Zero, Dogtown or whatever for 150 
> USD or so,
>> > when you can make yourself one opensource from a plywood for 4 USD 
> (plus 10 USD
>> > griptape). Most of the know-how is in the template (in case of 
> Bastard, there's
>> > not yet much know how in the template ;-)). Why should you pay for 
> something
>> > that you can make yourself cheaper? The cutting takes 5 minutes.
>> >
>> > Artwork? Do you really need to buy a proprietary label to get a 
> decent artwork?
>> > Doesn't the open source community have good artists that are as good 
> as say
>> > Crayg Stecyk? What's an artwork? All it needs to be is a .svg file 
> under a GFDL
>> > licence.
>> >
>> > Bearings? Do you need really to buy expensive Bones Bearings, Swiss 
> quality,
>> > Made in California, USA (sic!), mirror finish to get a decent mechanic
>> > performance? Aren't they just an overpriced version of an ordinary 
> industry
>> > grade ball bearing with a single rubber contactless seal?  Do you 
> need to buy
>> > SpeedCream(TM)? Can't you ride on medical vasoline like I do at the 
> moment?
>> >
>> > Seriously, are we paying skateboards here or managers, CEOs, adverts, 
> SEO,
>> > trademark and patent litigations, and lawyers?
>> >
>> > Compare the price of Ronja components with a professional link and 
> compare the
>> > performance. Compare the price of an opensource deck and a commercial 
> one and
>> > their performance. Compare the price of Microsoft Windows and Linux and
>> > compare their performance. Isn't something screeching here?
>> >
>> > "Your board would come to a screeching halt and you'd fly. And you'd 
> smash
>> > cement." -- Stacey Peralta, Dogtown and Z-Boys.
>> >
>> > CL<
>> >
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