Our summer time model was built exactly what the name suggests, for summer. This model has a perfect blend of low entry rocker, and a wider overall outline to get you into waves that lack the juice winter time swells have. The bottom contour of the summer time model has a single concave to center hull channel out the back of the tail. This provides an incredible amount of drive when the waves tend to be on the slow and gutless side. The wider tail lends to a straighter outline giving this board a lot of down the line speed. Adding a 5 fin set up, the summer time can be ridden as either a quad or thruster depending on the users preference and the conditions it is ridden in.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:40:28 AM America/Los_Angeles
We are proud to announce the opening of Chemistry Surfboards x Piecelock70 Creative (Chem70) store opening in the South Bay of Los Angeles.Chem70 will have a stock of boards to choose from, and it will also be an ordering hub for your next Chemistry Surfboard. The opening was last friday 12/9, and we would like to thank everyone for coming out to support Chemistry’s opening in the South Bay. Here are a few photos form the night…
CHEM70 is located at..
24460 Hawthorne Blvd.Torrance, Ca. 90505
Monday, December 12, 2016 7:23:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
“We took our Wide J 6 model and modified the double wings to slight double bumps, giving the board a more forgiving feel while keeping the desired straighter outline.The combination of the straighter outline and slight bumps create speed and control points to the wider tail, increasing maneuverability and stability. We kept a moderate/low rocker throughout the curve of the board for speed generation and paddle power. We removed the six channels of the Wide J 6 and went with four shallower channels off the tail — to keep the desired down-the-line speed and hold of a six-channel, while allowing it to be more forgiving in and out of maneuvers. This board is best ridden with a quad setup. This setup combined with the channels works seamlessly. 4 x 4 = Four Channels, Four Fins, For Fun.” –Jason Bennett
Fall is here and the doldrums of summer are finally behind us.Mornings are cooler, the air is a bit more crisp, and conditions and swells theoretically should only get better from here on out. Waves will have a bit more juice, and your quiver should change as the season does. We would like to recommend a few models to transition you into winter time mode which will come very quick.
1. Chem Zenagain – When your local beach starts looking more like a France beach break or somewhere in West Oz, this model will get you in early and under the ledge. The Chem Zenagain has a lot of forward volume which is a must when the wind is blowing offshore. A bit more nose and tail rocker allows this model to fit into the curve of the wave better while keeping the tail loose.
2. D3 – This performance Disk is a great board for punchier waves that Fall brings. More nose and tail rocker than our previous Disk 2 allows this board to be ridden in better waves. With more forward volume, this model is a great paddler and gets you into those heavier waves early. Equipped as a 5 fin set up, this board goes great as a quad fin when it’s tubing or a thruster when the waves are more rippable.
3. R2 – Our go to shortboards for all types of surf, this high performance shortboard is a great choice for any types of waves Fall brings. Order it with a normal squash, round, or even a swallow, this board goes great with most tails. A little bit thicker of a nose foil allows this shortboard to be a great paddler.
Our D3 Model
Stock D3 can be bought HERE
Our R2 Model
Stock R2 can be bought HERE
Our Chem Zenagain Model
Stock Chem Zenagain can be bought HERE
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 9:53:53 PM America/Los_Angeles
We are proud to bring our customers 3 new models for 2016! These are 3 boards for a wide variety of waves. Lets check them out!
The new R2 model has been ridden and tested by our entire team throughtout the year. From Blacks beach to the racetrack at Uluwatu, this board has been put through its paces. The R2 has a gradual nose and tail rocker as well as a slight single concave throughout the board. With this combination we found the board to be fast in slower surf yet holds in bigger conditions. The board has a thicker nose foil which assists in catching waves. The R2 has been proven to work consistently in all conditions whether you’re surfing a 2 foot beach break or an 8 foot reef.
For 2016, we wanted to offer our customers an alternative fish that has high performance characteristics to add to their quiver. The Robotwo is your go to fish when you are surfing below average waves, or waves that call for something other than your high performance shortboard. This fish has a single concave to deep double barrel concave all the way through the semi deep swallow tail. The tail also has a unique outline from 18” back which pulls the tail in, and creates a more aesthetically pleasing tail compared to your standard retro fish. Completed with a five fin set up, choose to ride your Robotwo as either a thruster, quad, or twin fin.
3. Chem Zenagain
The Chem Zenagain was spawned by the desire to take our Chem Zen model and give it a more shortboard feel outside of the tube. We left all the forward volume our original Chem Zen had in this model. With the Chem Zenagain we removed the retro beak, added more nose and tail rocker while widening the tail block. This allows the board to fit in the curve of the wave easier and keeps the tail loose. You can choose the Chem Zenagain with or without 4 channels. The 4 channels give the board a bit more bite on the wave, but not too much where you won’t be able to turn it. The Chem Zenagain is a modern version of a proven design that has been a staple in our line up since 2010.
Friday, January 1, 2016 7:45:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Surfride Solana Beach & Oceanside have a fresh batch of boards just in time for the holidays! We stocked them up with round tail FlashPoints, Chem Zenagains, D3‘s, Beakers, and Honey Dips. If you are looking for a board for this winter’s upcoming El Niño, stop by either location. Happy Holidays from the whole Chem Crew.
Thursday, December 10, 2015 5:43:25 PM America/Los_Angeles
Demo Fest 2015 is a wrap! Even though the surf was small (1-3ft.), the waves were very clean and ripple in the morning hours. We had a good selection of grovel shortboards, and a few fishes to test out. The wind stayed down until about 1pm, allowing everyone to get a feel for our models, it was a beautiful day at SeaSide Reef. Let’s just hope the next demo has a bit more swell! Thank you to everyone who came down to test out our boards that are carefully crafted, and always hand-made in the U.S.A. It means a lot to us to have customers who are proud to know where their surfboards come from. See you in Spring for Camp Shred!
Monday, November 23, 2015 6:41:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
We had the pleasure to build a board for Grind TV over the summer. They wanted a groveler board that excels in small to medium sized surf. We ended up building them a D3 model. You can read their review HERE
Thursday, August 20, 2015 6:52:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Sold exclusively at Bare Wires Spring Lake, the Sea Robin is built for NJ waves and co-designed by NJ surfers. We wanted to partner with one of our best dealers on the East Coast to create a model that excels in the very temperamental surf of the North East. In doing so, we made a model with moderate nose and tail rockers to generate speed and paddle well. The outline is curvy to enhance the models’ ability to fit in the pocket while increasing its maneuverability in below average waves. Equipped with a 5 fin set up, it can be ridden as a quad or a thruster. The tail is a single wing angled moon tail which we have never done for any other model in our line. The surfers in the North East are just as diverse as the conditions so this model can be ordered in beginner/grom sizes as well as older experienced surfer volumes.
For more info and ordering contact:
Bare Wires – Spring Lake
1307 Third Ave.
Spring Lake, NJ 07762
Brian or Adam
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:26:04 PM America/Los_Angeles