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Some weeks after the release of the Adidas Campus vulc review, Mark Whiteley, editor in chief of Slap Magazine, contacted me and asked if I would be generally interested in working together. What can I say, it’s Slap so I didn’t hesitate. After some brainstorming we agreed that the best way I could contribute would…

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By cdyckmans, July 1, 2009

Teaser: Adidas Busenitz Pro

As always when a new review is around the corner, here’s a teaser pic of the upcoming Adidas Busenitz Pro review. The two additional pics where talken by my friend angeloh, thanks! “Sneakers Magazine” with a shorter version of the full review will be available the 27th of June at all finer sneaker stores in…

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By cdyckmans, June 20, 2009

Adidas Busenitz Pro

Here’s the second project that I was referring to all the time but couldn’t talk about until now. The Adidas Busenitz Pro. Thanks to the German “Sneakers Magazine” and Jascha Muller, the Global Sports Marketing Manager of Adidas, I’m able to test a pair before the actual release in July. I received the shoes yesterday and what can I…

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By cdyckmans, May 21, 2009

Gravis IVsk8 Viking low

The Viking low of Arto Saari’s new skate shoe line  will be reviewed in the next few months. Thanks Gravis IVsk8 for the opportunity to test a pair! I’ve already skated them for around 10 hours, pictures of the skated shoe will be updated soon. But that’s just one part of the upcoming projects, expect…

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By cdyckmans, May 13, 2009

What's next?

Thanks for the all good feedback about the latest review! Here’s a bonus pic of the Adidas Campus vulc, they are not mine though, my brother skated all of these. Concerning future projects I’ll hopefully be able to reveal some information in about two weeks, be patient, it will be worth it …

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By cdyckmans, April 25, 2009
Adidas Campus Vulc review

Adidas Campus Vulc review

Finally the Adidas Campus vulc review is finished. It took some time, but I’m satisfied with the result. The higher quality PDF file: adidas-campus-vulc-review

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By cdyckmans, April 8, 2009

UpdateIV: Adidas Campus vulc

Text is written, pictures are taken, I’m just waiting to get it back from the grammar and spelling correction. You can expect it to be online every day now. And no, this is not an April Fools Day joke…

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By cdyckmans, April 1, 2009

Update III and a teaser….

My pair of Adidas Campus vulc after 25 hours of skating, they have a hole through the whole upper now: …and the traditional teaser pic. Expect the Adidas Campus vulc review real soon…. Please keep voting for weartested at Commwars!

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By cdyckmans, March 21, 2009

Update II: Adidas Campus vulc

Here’s my pair of Adidas Campus vulc after 16 hours of skating: Because of multiple reasons the review will take more time than expected, please be patient.

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By cdyckmans, February 28, 2009

Update: Adidas Campus vulc

My pair of Adidas Campus vulc after around 10 hours of skating: The review is in the works, but I can’t tell you a release date yet .

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By cdyckmans, January 14, 2009
Nike SB Dunk Low review

Nike SB Dunk Low review

This is the redone Nike SB Dunk Low review, Tim Weissberg had a look at the spelling and I updated some parts. The original one has been published only at Nikeskateboarding.org in autumn 2007. It was my first review about a skate shoe, so this is how all started…. PDF-File: nike-sb-dunk-low-review

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By cdyckmans, January 13, 2009

Nike SB Tre A.D. laces got updated?

I just saw that the newest Tre A.D., the one that just came out for december, has different laces than the ones I tested. Although I don’t know if they just printed “Kevlar” on for marketing reasons or actually improved the kevlar string and made them more durable, I think it is worth sharing. UPDATE:…

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By cdyckmans, December 9, 2008
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