K.O.T.R. 2011: Dekline Blog #1

The Dekline team checks in with some photos of their progress on King of the Road.

First stop, El Paso.  Flew right over the fires

Rollin' plush in the caravan

Had to wait a few hours before we could crack open the book

Time flashes by when Sinclair's around telling tales

Matt B, ready. Juarez BGPs

Merlino found a spot on the way to dinner

The clock struck 12 and Sinclair began to pick the book apart

Barefoot challenge!

This thing…

Back at the hotel, Jared realizes what he's really in for before we retire

Next morning, with no time to get a real meal, Tim Tim does what he can to stay sustained

Medication is also necessary.  We heard Nike got an ounce; we got a gram

El Paso skate plaza

Nick works on the 6-plus category

Dakota eats pieces of shit like this kinker for breakfast

Quick hiatus from the skatepark to shred the Falcore ramp

Come nightfall, the moon lit the way to our next challenges

This gap, check

Piggyback challenge getting weird

Moving along

We had dinner at the 7-11 in the background before calling it

Next morning, checking out, packing up

Merlino wears glasses so nobody can tell what he's got his eyes on for breakfast

Quick stop at another park. Mike works on his tan and contemplates where his KOTR tat is gonna go

What's worse than a trike motorcycle?

Tim, you can't sleep with your gear. You still gotta drive to the Tucson

Guess which challenge

Arrived in Tuscon, checking our city challenges

Next morning, going to get some supplies

Someone's birthday

Spent about 20 hours at this school

Special caffeinated delivery

Quick stop at a tattoo parlor

Bennett has a back-up plan

On route to the next spot

Perfect rail…

…Only to get busted by the cops before we could even skate it.  Fuck Tucson; Phoenix, here we come

Got a handfull of manuals to do

Who needs a hotel bed when you get such versatile spots

Tim Tim reviews the now graphic KOTR book

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