The decades of developing, testing and refining that's gone into this legendary design is something that you can't help notice with the very first wave that you get with one of these... 


The Hit the Roads designs originated from surfing the powerful, fast and hollow waves of Indo and the West Oz desert back in the 80’s.  I always used to say that the Hit the Roads are for getting you into trouble… and back out again!


The designs have consistently evolved since then and being based in Bali for the last 7 years has provided me with a fantastic opportunity to really push the design limits of these boards in larger, hollower waves.


The latest versions feature a single into double concave with just the slightest touch of vee out of the tail.  I have found that this combination produces a quite surprising acceleration out of the turns and yet still feeling smooth and effortless through the turns.  


So if you're needing some extra paddle power to get you over the front and plenty of acceleration to cover larger open faces, a Hit the Road will do it for you.

Sizes 6'10 - 10'0



'I don't believe that buying a board should be a risky affair.


All my custom boards come with a performance guarantee. I'm only interested in building you a board that you absolutely love. 


If you feel that your board is not performing as good as you expected, I'll replace it for you or refund your money.'  


* Reasonable conditions apply.


Jim Banks

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