Designed by Joe "The Beast" McLaren 8-time Pro Slalom World Champion. On this board -- Joe has made history ruling the pro division each season and set a new 100 cone world record in 2016 @ 19.38 seconds! Order the Joe McLaren Ultimate Complete ready to race out of the box. Fully loaded with select quality components -- expertly built and tweeked for performance to suit the rider and intended discipline. The Joe McLaren model is a wider tail mid-sized deck for turning at speed - an excellent choice for racing nearly any loose TS/hybrid/GS slalom courses A perfect one-board quiver solution able to handle quick cutting at speed as well as stability and control for bigger stuff. Your #1 choice for slalom racing, freeriding, long distance pumping -- and can also be set up as a street cruiser by moving the truck location in rear and adding a tail skid plate.
Deck Specs and Features:
- Overall dimensions: 32" x 8 5/8" - Dual WB:21 1/4" & 22 1/4"; plus functional kicktail rear bonus mount
- Joe McLaren Tartan Beast Glow in the Dark graphic
- Composite Construction: Carbon fiber outer laminates with maple micro-lam cores - for performance drive and unmatched durability
- Pre-drilled for multiple wheelbase options
- Non-cambered race ready molded concave for perfect foot placement
- Revolutionary Torsion Tail concept - rear truck mounted in the kicktail angle - a natural tail kick foot wedge (we introduced this concept in 2003 - changing slalom deck design from then on)
- Functional Kick Tail - optional to mount rear truck before the kick tail - tail skid plate also available
- Manufactured in small batches in So Cal USA
- Axe Series Decks have been winning World Championships since 2004
COMPLETE STANDARD COMPONENTS:
- Deck: Joe McLaren Ultimate Series Carbon Fiber Composite Deck
- Trucks: Bennett Vector 4.3 front / Randal 125mm 35 degree rear overhauled with Premium custom bushing combos (ie Reflex, Riptide, Venom blend) based on rider weight/purpose
- Wheels: Sk8Kings Turbo 70mm Composite Core Wheels (or comparable brand - subject to availability)
- Bearings: Oust Moc 5 Tech Bearings (or comparable brand - subject to availability) with steel bearing spacers installed
- Khiro hardware and parts - custom wedge/dewedge truck set-up
- Sk8Kings Medium Hardcore Grip Tape (black) for max foot grip
CUSTOM BUILT FOR YOU: Specify rider weight when ordering AND what discipline you intend to ride the most (ie - racing hybrid/GS or a non-racing application) so we can use the correct wheelbase and dial all components accordingly. To make your setup even more versatile -- choose the "Alternative bushing combo" upgrade and you will receive an additional bushing setup (for a softer or stiffer ride to suit another style, course size, etc.)
OPTIONAL UPGRADES -- Available for this Complete (choose when ordering):
- High Performance Trucks: Choose from the list at checkout to upgrade for the ultimate set-up to suit your budget.
- Wheels: Upgrade to Turbo Aluminum Core Wheels at a sweet price! Or choose from the list at checkout to upgrade wheels & make special durometer requests in the "NOTES" section if needed.
- Aircraft Steel Kingpins: Replace standard kingpins in stock trucks (Bennett, Tracker or Randal) with extra strong Aircraft standard kingpin bolts.
- Riptide Pivot Cups: Upgrade from stock truck pivot cup to premium cups by Riptide
- Back-up Bushings: Bushings are essential for top performance. Order backup sets for your trucks and be ready when you need to be. Choose "premium" for this upgrade to receive a duplicate of the premium bushings included in this build.
- Alternative Bushing Combo: To make your setup even more versatile -- choose this upgrade to receive an additional bushing combo for your trucks to suit the opposite discipline. Just pop the other combo in your trucks, adjust your wheelbase and you're ready to go.
- Oust Bearing Upgrade: Upgrade from Moc 5 to Moc 7 or Moc 9 bearings.
- Oust Bearing Maintenance Bundle: Includes one bottle of Oust Metol Speed Lube and one Oust Speed Kleen Bearing Wash Kit at a special bundle price savings. Remove dirt and buildup from bearings with the Kleen Kit and relube with Metol Speed lube.
- Custom Grip Top - Choose from several grip tape variations.
- Logo Tee/Hoodie/Hat: Save $5 on a logo T-shirt, Hoodie or Hat when ordered with a deck or complete. Choose the item to add and indicate logo choice and size in the notes section when ordering
Check out the video of Joe setting the new 100 cone world record in 2016 and his former record from 2011 - both records set while riding his McLaren Pro Model.