November 04, 2013
2 years in the making, the new Bing Surf Shop is now a reality. Royce Cansler in conjunction with Matt and Margaret at Bing Surfboards have worked to open a new retail location down the street from their Factory in Encinitas. The premise was to make a surf shop that once again focused on the surfboard.
“When I was 13 years old my dad would take me to the Bing Shop in Hermosa Beach after surfing 22nd St. or the Redondo Breakwater. Like most surfers, the anticipation of seeing, holding and touching the latest shapes was hard to contain. Single brand surf shops were the order of the day, and the passion and excitement of surfing and the surfboards we rode were the focus. It is this element we wanted to rekindle in the Bing Shop of today, passion and focus on surfing and surfboards…” – Royce Cansler
The turnout was a who’s who of surfboard shapers with the likes of Matt Calvani, Bing Copeland, Lance Carson, Gene Cooper, Mike Hynson, Roger Hinds, Bill Shrosbee, Jimmy Phillips, Bob Mitsven, Jed Noll, Jon Wegener, Gary Larson, Donny Brink, Manny Caro, Christine Brailsford and Pendo. It was awesome to see the surfboard shaping community out in full force supporting the new Bing Surf Shop. The Bing family was stoked and honored to have such a turnout.
Everyone enjoyed the food by Mozy’s and the beer by The Lost Abbey and Longboard Island Lager. The music was provided by Rich Knight laying down smooth guitar riffs that fit the night perfectly. Overall it was a great night to celebrate surfboards and the Southern California surfing culture.
If you missed the party head over to our Facebook page to see the images from the night’s festivities. We hope you come by and visit our new store. ‘Til next time…
June 11, 2021
Eric Diamond, or "E.D.", as most of us know him, has deep roots that started back when his father, Daryl Diamond, drove the Clark Foam delivery truck with Eric riding shotgun.
Fast forward to today, Eric did a couple of designs for us here at Bing; "Waves of Change" and "Planer". They obviously reflect his passion for the transitional period. We are thrilled to have him as a Bing Ambassador / Artist and are proud to present his work for your enjoyment.
June 04, 2021
May 27, 2021
If you aren't aware, Bing rider, Israel Preciado is responsible for the premier longboard surfing event, Mexi Log Fest. This surfing event is as unique as Izzy himself! The 2021 Mexi Log Fest begins on June 4th, and will be held at Punta Burros, in Nyarit, Mexico. Always a good time more than a serious contest, the Mexi Log Fest will host some of the best single fin traditional longboarders in the world. We asked Izzy some questions regarding the history of Mexi Log Fest and what to expect this year. Check out his answers and buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win 1 of 10 Bing Surfboards. All proceeds go to help support Mexi Log Fest. Good vibes only!
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