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RipTide Pivot Cups
**Bear pivots fit GEN 5 TRUCKS ONLY**
****For your Carver pivots skateboard trucks, each pack comes with a front truck (CX4) pivot cup and a rear (C2) Pivot Cup**** Get your Carver trucks dialed up, grab a pack today!
An often overlooked, yet vital, part to a longboard is a pivot cup. These are little cups that are seated into the baseplate of the truck. With the constant forces of a turning longboard, the pivot cups will begin to wear and some slop will begin to develop.
By replacing your pivots (when they are worn) you are essentially making your truck turn like new because there is no longer any slop. These things are cheap and will freshen up your ride! Good pivots = trucks that feel like precisions.
Outer Diameter: ~17.82mm
Inner Diameter: ~12.66
Outer Diameter: ~21.02mm
Inner Diameter: ~18.83mm
Outer Diameter: ~17.85mm
Inner Diameter: ~13mm
Outer Diameter: ~17.94mm
Inner Diameter: ~12.65mm
Outer Diameter: ~17.90mm
Inner Diameter: ~12.66
Outer Diameter: ~17.73mm
Inner Diameter: ~12.43mm
Gullwing Reverse + Charger II
Outer Diameter: ~18.07mm
Inner Diameter: ~12.70mm
Outer Diameter: ~16.05mm
Inner Diameter: ~11.25mm
Outer Diameter: ~18.06mm
Inner Diameter: ~11.27mm
Outer Diameter: ~17.67mm
Inner Diameter: ~12.65mm
Outer Diameter: ~17.89mm
Inner Diameter: ~12.62mm
Outer Diameter: ~17.43mm
Inner Diameter: ~10.43
Outer Diameter: ~15.98mm
Inner Diameter: ~11.01mm
Outer Diameter: ~17.87mm
Inner Diameter: ~12.86mm
RipTide Pivot Cups and Tubes are the result of two years of beta testing in every possible condition that Colorado’s high country can deliver.
RipTide’s pivots are specifically designed for each truck. We do not offer universal styles because of the compromises a universal pivot forces you to make. In many cases, we offer both tubes and cups for the same truck. Both offer the smooth turning benefits of RipTide’s exclusive internally lubricated WFB Urethane in 96a but the Tube offers even lower friction due to the reduced surface contact with the nose of the hanger.
The Cups are first molded and then the end is machined to fit the truck’s base plate perfectly, leaving the pivot contact area is as smooth as possible. No machining imperfections and no heat affected zone in the pivot contact area. The Tubes on the other hand are 100% molded and no machining is required.
They workBy Oliver Schumacher on 2021-03-21 Verified Purchase
Put them in Paris Savants with Venom Barrels are you're riding precision trucks for half the price
Caliber II for Air trucksBy Robert England on 2021-03-11 Verified Purchase
Purchased the caliber II WFB pivots for my airtrucks and experienced a substantial difference. Follow my IG: @dmndboyrob for photos of my builds
Must Have UpgradeBy ci on 2021-02-23 Verified Purchase
Must have upgrade in any set of trucks, feels so smooth!
DisciplinedBy DZLD on 2020-10-23 Verified Purchase
Keeps the trucks in line.
A+By paul binnebose on 2020-10-14 Verified Purchase
these fit right in and there is nothing better than spending money and actually being able to say you can tell the difference in the product you spent your cash on..........and they are from my home town SB EASTSIDE
Like a ring on my toe!!By Ragi on 2020-10-03 Verified Purchase
Perfect fit for my Caliber II Trucks, RipTide is the thing! theres Soda (Standard pivot cups) and there is Cocacola (RipTide)... ehhehe
Best everBy gramkracker on 2020-08-12 Verified Purchase
Muirskate always has great service. Scott seems like he really cares and goes out of his way to give good service.
Great UpgradeBy Quinn Ringgold on 2020-06-10 Verified Purchase
Purchased these to replace a worn out set in a set of Paris V2 trucks. These are a noticeable upgrade from stock!
By Jacob anderson on 2020-04-25 Verified Purchase
Exactly what I ordered, thank you, never disappointed with you guys!
Riptide Pivot CupsBy Geraldo Rivera on 2020-02-18 Verified Purchase
Arrive faster! thankkks!
Smooth cupsBy DS on 2020-01-25 Verified Purchase
Responsive to my turn
Sick AFBy HisHolyness on 2017-10-27 Verified Purchase
Nice and snappy ride. Gets that gangster lean going down those 40mph straights and hairpins. And i can sleep at knowing I can specifically choose the cup for a certain pair of trucks.
SmewthBy Justin Rose on 2017-07-02
Came stock with my Strummers and these things paired with a ball pivot are smooth as butteh.
Smooth carvingBy Congarranza on 2016-10-09 Verified Purchase
I have added them to Gullwing Reverse and improved the smooth carving capabilities of that truck. The "Paris" fits the Gullwing ProIII flush and enhances the carve of the truck with smooth quiet carved.
Smooth as ButtahBy Jeff Thomas on 2016-05-31 Verified Purchase
Just using these for cruising/carving on my S9 Lookout with Paris V2s and Blood Orange Alpine series wheels. They are super smooth yet responsive. LOVE the setup!
Better than stock, even forge onesBy Holvinvc on 2016-05-10 Verified Purchase
Although the pivots on Kodiaks are not necessarily bad, this Riptide cups were an improvement, making the Kodiaks even better.
Review of caliber pivot cupsBy Evan D. on 2016-01-05
I have one word for these, and it is amazing. My current pivots have been in for a year, and provide an amazing amount of slop reduction and stability, without compromising the turn. When I first put these in, I kept on falling off because I was not used to such a consistent lean. They might be pricey, but they will make your trucks feel amazing. Pair these with any of riptide's bushings, and your friends will be jealous of how good your trucks feel. (Mine are)
Could be betterBy Miele603 on 2015-11-05 Verified Purchase
Heads up The bear version of These pivot cups is too short for the bear gen 5s, the pivot needs to be deeper so the truck can fit in all the way. The hanger sticks out a good noticeable amount compared to the stock cup. (And yes I ordered he right one, the "bear" pivot cup.)
Stable.By Branfoca on 2015-08-29 Verified Purchase
Having tried this pivot cup urethane in Calibers 2s and Paris V2s, i can say that these are a great choice for riders who enjoy having liberal control over their trucks. The wfb 96a formula allows for smooth 100% controlled cornering; Whilst also providing just the right amount twitch to allow the rider to know what the output of their input into their trucks will be when steering. Great to combo with Riptide bushings !