Numfish - Surf & Scoot Blog

Surfing a Hollow Wave

June 21, 2017Hollow waves are formed when the incoming swell hits a steep ocean floor or a sea bottom with sudden depth changes such as reefs or rock formations. As a result, the wave crest curls over and often creates pockets or barrels. The air under the lip of the wave is compressed, and a crashing sound...
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How to install bearings in my wheels?

June 15, 2017The easiest and safest way to install scooter bearings into a scooter wheel is using a bearing press, we have one at our Numfish Store where we can happily install your bearings. Although, not everyone can make it into our shop to have this done. Depending on how easily the bearing goes into the wheel,...
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Surfing a Spilling Wave.

June 6, 2017Spilling waves are waves that are produced when the ocean floor has a gentle slope. As the wave approaches the shore, it slowly releases energy, and the crest gradually spills forward down its face until its all white-water. These waves take more time to break than any other wave. Surfers usually call these waves “fat...
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Is it worth paying the extra money if my kid is starting out?

May 18, 2017We understand that no one wants to spend unnecessary amounts of money, if they don’t have to. Depending on your size and build & whether or not they’ll stick with it is the most important thing. Although you may save money when you purchase something cheaper, that could also mean that you’ve purchased something they...
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Can I fit bol bars on my Flavor Essence/Awakening?

May 2, 2017A common question we get asked, ‘will Apex Bol Bars fit my scooter’? You can fit a Standard size Apex Bol bar straight onto a Flavor Essence or Awakening without any modifying, as long as the bar doesn’t have a slit cut, which the Bol bars do not. They will slide straight into the SCS...
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Can I fit Apex Bol Bars on my Sacrifice Flyte 100/115 Scooter?

April 29, 2017A common question, and the answer is yes. However, in order for an Apex Scooter Bar to fit onto a Sacrifice Flyte scooter, you will need to get an Apex IHC-HIC Conversion shim and also washer for the screw to hold the conversion shim correctly on to the fork. The reason behind this is that...
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How to use a Surfboard Ding Repair Kit

April 20, 2017So you have a ding to repair on your surfboard. The good news is that dings on surfboards are relatively easy to fix and anyone can do it will a little patience. Numfish offer small repair kits for both PU and epoxy surfboards which are both quick and easy to use, they also include everything...
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Surfboard Ding Repairs – Why to do them ASAP !

April 6, 2017Surfboards are fragile objects designed to be light, strong and functional in the surf. However they can be damaged easily, especially when they are out of the water. The most important thing is to fix it as soon as possible. But Why? Its because the water will seep into the foam under the fiberglass of...
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Are all Pro Kick Scooters parts interchangeable?

April 6, 2017Kick Scooters are made to standards, so they are all interchangeable to a degree. Most components can work together, sometimes with some conversion parts to help, but some parts will simply not work together. Basics like grips, griptape, wheel bearings and headset bearings are all standard, so generally no issues with these parts. However, parts...
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Are all the scooters we stock at Numfish for skatepark use?

March 23, 2017All the two wheel scooters we stock at Numfish are great for skatepark or street use. You just need the correct scooter in order to suit your size, style, age, skills and needs.  Some of the brands we stock have an entry level, mid-range and high end off the shelf scooter options, so depending on...
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