Tech Deck have a reputation as the number one name when
it comes to producing finger skateboards/mountain bikes and
accessories. The company are also responsible for putting
out a number of Tony Hawkes toys, including a remote control
version of the king of skateboarding.
company's new Tech Deck Dude range follows on from the Tony
Hawkes radio control toy by substituting the king of cool
with two very strange characters called Lenny (pictured above)
and Nick - neither of which seem to resemble anything seen
outside of a very bad nightmare.
kits come complete with a jump ramp, four extra wheels and
four cones. It might be because I am getting on a bit, but
I really couldn't get into playing with this. The controls
were easy to use, but I found it difficult to get the skateboard
to do anything that I really wanted it to.
asking price of £25 seems a little on the expensive
side, knock a tenner off and you'd be closer to a reasonable
purchase. I was also wondering whether Tech Deck's contract
had expired with Tony Hawkes and that was why these hastily
designed replacements are now entering the market.
will probably keep a skateboard fanatic amused for hours -
probably the same sort of kid who plays Tony Hawkes skateboarding
console games - but I found the experience a little on the
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