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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #90 on: February 13, 2016, 09:23:34 AM »
Chuck Bailey bowl has been such a write off lately, someone always shitting in the bowl or leaving needles around.

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« Reply #91 on: June 25, 2016, 07:56:56 AM »
I'm up in Van for the weekend and posted up at my step sisters place by Port Moody and Simcoe Park/skytrain. Any good spots close to me or do I need to head into Vancouver more?

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #92 on: June 26, 2016, 02:02:41 PM »
Id say....if you skate street....get on the sky train and go to the plaza.....skate bc place....the curbs....

If you like tranny....Leeside and Hastings.....they are next to each other...

Parks....bonsor and chuck Bailey are on sky train....

The Pomo park is fun from what I remember but you might want a bit more...

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #93 on: July 28, 2016, 12:18:05 PM »
Id say....if you skate street....get on the sky train and go to the plaza.....skate bc place....the curbs....

If you like tranny....Leeside and Hastings.....they are next to each other...

Parks....bonsor and chuck Bailey are on sky train....

The Pomo park is fun from what I remember but you might want a bit more...

Thanks! I ended up skating the manny pad by BC Plaza for a day and met some chill people. Gonna be headed back up for a week or so at the end of August. Chuck Bailey looks cool to skate. I actually went to the park by Pomo for my niece's first birthday and yeah it was cool but definitely want a bit more. Is the university worth checking out?

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #94 on: July 31, 2016, 11:26:12 PM »
UBC is worth it if someone can show you the spots.....I never leave the park though.....

There's some in this edit:

https://youtu.be/tSD5MXpD8Wg

Spots?  I'd say the wall ride/ wallie spot is right behind the skate park...there's a bunch of stuff just past the bus loop....

Anyone else? 


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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #95 on: August 02, 2016, 01:05:41 AM »
Art Gallery if you want a mellow five to warm up on
the benches across the street and up the stairs are always a good time (my homies call it upper art gallery but does it have a proper name?)

Coopers park, nice way to see a bit of the city, the bench is perfect, the up rail... well that shit broke my wrist but everyone else seems fine with it.

Real good ledges right outside Lee Side if you go there.

Surpised with all the Bonsor hype. The 5 rail is perfect to learn on but thats about it. This is also coming from a North Delta local though.

Queensborough park, just off the 22nd St sky train is a great tranny, sunday session.

Interesting seeing all the Antisocial love and little mention of Menu. Same market as far as what they sell just waaaaaaay less vibey.

(sorry if all this was previously posted too lazy to go through all pages...)

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #96 on: August 02, 2016, 08:48:18 PM »
Interesting seeing all the Antisocial love and little mention of Menu. Same market as far as what they sell just waaaaaaay less vibey.
if you don't understand why people like antisocial then you should probably read this: http://www.huckmagazine.com/ride/skate/michelle-pezel-2/
i think anyone that likes antisocial also likes menu.

the wood benches you talk about are law courts.

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #97 on: August 04, 2016, 09:13:29 AM »
Any better directions or landmark for UBC spots?  I'm terrible with this stuff.....

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #98 on: August 04, 2016, 02:58:45 PM »
Any better directions or landmark for UBC spots?  I'm terrible with this stuff.....
start at the park and skate down agronomy towards west mall. the 12 and the classic white flatbar spot will be on the right, and then take the right and follow main mall. tooooons of spots on both sides of that path, and it goes all the way to the other side of the school.

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #99 on: August 04, 2016, 11:14:22 PM »
There ya go!  Thanks....maybe I'll get out of the park.

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #100 on: August 22, 2016, 07:12:17 AM »
Next time you're staying in Port Moody you've got to go to Poco park

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #101 on: March 21, 2017, 01:53:08 PM »
I'm an old fart and heading to Vancouver / Victoria for a few days this spring. Are the old dinosaur snake runs of North Van still a go? Is PD's Hot Shop still open?
favorite vegetarian restaurants? best sushi?
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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #102 on: March 22, 2017, 08:54:31 PM »
I'm an old fart and heading to Vancouver / Victoria for a few days this spring. Are the old dinosaur snake runs of North Van still a go? Is PD's Hot Shop still open?
favorite vegetarian restaurants? best sushi?


Both of the snake runs in North Vancouver, William Griffin and Seylynn are still Skateble as long as its dry.
PD's is still open but it's not on 4th anymore I think it's on 10th now. 
The Naam on west 4th is a good vegan restaurant, also budgie burritos on Kingsway, kind of by antisocial. 
There are literally thousands on Sushi restaurants in Vancouver.  Depends what neighborhood your in. 

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« Reply #103 on: March 23, 2017, 05:50:13 AM »
The Acorn on 24th and Main is probably my favorite veggie spot, it's pretty pricey but it's really nice. Local seasonal menu.
Nuba (there is one on 3rd and Main and a couple of others around town) is also really good, not strictly veggie but it's Lebanese so you'll find a lot of options.

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #104 on: March 25, 2017, 01:58:05 PM »
Thanks, dudes!
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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #105 on: April 09, 2017, 11:57:44 AM »
Matdlx,check out The Naam on west 4th for vegetarian eats, so damn good.


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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #106 on: April 17, 2017, 11:28:52 PM »
Chau veggie for the win....it's on Victoria dr. I think....they have a kiosk at Granville island....

If it rains go to Leeside....

If you like old skateparks hit China creek.  Pd's is tenth and alma and if you make it there hit UBC.  Other parks: horseshoe bay, queensborough, Ladner.....

Don't live there but Victoria just redid their park and it's suppose to be fun.

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #107 on: April 17, 2017, 11:48:12 PM »
Chau veggie for the win....it's on Victoria dr. I think....they have a kiosk at Granville island....

If it rains go to Leeside....

If you like old skateparks hit China creek.  Pd's is tenth and alma and if you make it there hit UBC.  Other parks: horseshoe bay, queensborough, Ladner.....

Don't live there but Victoria just redid their park and it's suppose to be fun.

Theres a park at Horseshoe bay? Im headed to Tofino in a few weeks, might have to hit up the park at horseshoe bay first. Also whats this Pd's at 10th and Alma?


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« Reply #108 on: April 18, 2017, 06:00:26 AM »
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Chau veggie for the win....it's on Victoria dr. I think....they have a kiosk at Granville island....

If it rains go to Leeside....

If you like old skateparks hit China creek.  Pd's is tenth and alma and if you make it there hit UBC.  Other parks: horseshoe bay, queensborough, Ladner.....

Don't live there but Victoria just redid their park and it's suppose to be fun.
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Theres a park at Horseshoe bay? Im headed to Tofino in a few weeks, might have to hit up the park at horseshoe bay first. Also whats this Pd's at 10th and Alma?
It's a bowl, right by the Gleneagles Community Centre. http://www.surfingvancouverisland.com/skate/gleneagles.htm
Unless you're really into bowls, then I'd rather stop by another park in BC. The Tofino park is also pretty cool and smack in the middle of downtown.

PDs is a skateshop. Basically the Skull Skates dudes.

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #109 on: April 18, 2017, 11:19:28 AM »
It's a bowl, right by the Gleneagles Community Centre. http://www.surfingvancouverisland.com/skate/gleneagles.htm
Unless you're really into bowls, then I'd rather stop by another park in BC. The Tofino park is also pretty cool and smack in the middle of downtown.

PDs is a skateshop. Basically the Skull Skates dudes.
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Niice, thanks man. Im not super into bowls, Tofino park should be sweet though, we are staying like half an hour from the park, just looked it up, gonna be staying somewhere called Tigh-nah clayoquat vacation house on campbell road, should be fun. Never seen the PDs skatestore but ive only lived in Vancouver for 2 years now


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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #110 on: April 18, 2017, 12:54:15 PM »
If it's the spot google shows right by Tofino Brewery, then there might still be a ramp inside the brewery. Just something to keep in mind since it rains in Tofino about every hour or so.

But go surfing instead.

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #111 on: April 18, 2017, 01:30:30 PM »
100% going surfing. Im originally from Australia and grew up skating and surfing, mostly skating and seeing as you cant surf anywhere in Vancouver, im pumped to be going to Tofino, going up on a thursday night and coming back sunday, will probably try and squeeze a skate in weather permitting but surfing and exploring are my main objectives
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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #112 on: April 21, 2017, 07:38:54 AM »
100% going surfing. Im originally from Australia and grew up skating and surfing, mostly skating and seeing as you cant surf anywhere in Vancouver, im pumped to be going to Tofino, going up on a thursday night and coming back sunday, will probably try and squeeze a skate in weather permitting but surfing and exploring are my main objectives

if you are going to be heading to horseshoe bay, you may as well check out the new ambleside skatepark in west vancouver. it's all small transition based stuff, tons of fun!

http://skateparktour.ca/92-bc/vancouver/423-ambleside-skatepark-west-vancouver-bc

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« Reply #113 on: April 22, 2017, 03:12:14 PM »
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100% going surfing. Im originally from Australia and grew up skating and surfing, mostly skating and seeing as you cant surf anywhere in Vancouver, im pumped to be going to Tofino, going up on a thursday night and coming back sunday, will probably try and squeeze a skate in weather permitting but surfing and exploring are my main objectives
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if you are going to be heading to horseshoe bay, you may as well check out the new ambleside skatepark in west vancouver. it's all small transition based stuff, tons of fun!

http://skateparktour.ca/92-bc/vancouver/423-ambleside-skatepark-west-vancouver-bc

That park looks sweet man, im definitley going to hit that up soon, cheers dude. I quite like Thompson skatepark in richmond, pretty fun, was there last night.


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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #114 on: April 24, 2017, 06:01:52 PM »
It's far but cloverdale is good....

In Vancouver if you skate street it's the plaza or UBC....  If you hit UBC check museum of anthropology....

Bowls=Hastings/Leeside

Rain=W.49th in tswassenn or SBC (ramp) downtown east side. 

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #115 on: November 20, 2019, 06:21:29 PM »
reviving this thread because i'm going to be living in vancouver for at least 2.5 months starting in january. i spent a week out there last winter so i know a little bit, but what's the scene looking like these days? is plaza still skateable? also open to any other recommendations about anything, though i'm not trying to spend a lot of money

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« Reply #116 on: November 20, 2019, 07:15:43 PM »
reviving this thread because i'm going to be living in vancouver for at least 2.5 months starting in january. i spent a week out there last winter so i know a little bit, but what's the scene looking like these days? is plaza still skateable? also open to any other recommendations about anything, though i'm not trying to spend a lot of money

Plaza just got some sick renos, though they kind of fucked up and put a bunch of unnecessary asphalt patches in the ground because the city required them to fix cracks in the ground for "safety reasons". We were all stumped looking at it cause the ground was fine pretty much everywhere they did it. Brand new granite though - long pieces now. I got to contribute by suggesting they top the slappy wall with the old granite tiles - looks sick.

Unfortunately, as you probably know, you're coming during the absolute worst time for rain/cold. Not a lot of skating going down unless you're cool with skating half/fully wet spots in the cold. There's a new mini ramp on Granville Island that will be open until the end of December, maybe longer. Personally, I just go to California during the winter cause I can't get stoked to go skate in the cold, especially not when I'm healing from a bad injury.

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« Reply #117 on: October 01, 2020, 12:32:16 PM »
Anyone on here still kicking in Vancouver?

I'm usually skating at UBC or Kits high, Kitsilano based.

Would be down to meet up or start an older (later 20's and up) skate group

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Re: Vancouver, BC
« Reply #118 on: October 03, 2020, 07:32:54 AM »
I skate UBC sometimes...there's a few local there that rub me the wrong way.....this older dude who acts like he owns the place and just likes to listen to himself talk....you'd think he'd find some other outlets for that....

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« Reply #119 on: October 21, 2020, 06:52:50 PM »
if you can drive a trip out to tsawwassen is worth it. it's big and usually empty save the odd kid who shows up and does a few laps