Skateboarders today have a variety of griptape options, but it wasn’t always the case. The griptape has come a long way. Let’s take a closer look at this longboard and skateboard accessory. Fighting Slip Skateboards arose from surfing in the 1960s. Surfers used different methods to keep their feet from slipping on their boards. Wax […]Read more "The Evolution of Griptape"
When you start longboarding, there are so many terms, words, and phrases. You probably think, “I have no idea what they are talking about..”. You have to look them up one by one and find out what they mean. To help you with that, we made a list of terms and words used in the […]Read more "Longboard Dictionary: Terms and Terminology"
Riser pads, also called risers, are the plastic rectangular pads you insert between the longboard and truck. This will make the longboard higher. Why? On reason you want to do this is to avoid wheel bite. Wheel bite is the friction between the wheel and the longboard deck during a turn or trick. You don’t […]Read more "How To Choose The Right Riser Pads"
The LTD longboard deck and complete – also called Long Trek Deck Longboards – are back in stock! One of the most popular longboards. Made of high-quality American hard Maple Wood. Spring is around the corner. Make sure you are prepared for good the good weather, so you can have lots of fun with your […]Read more "LTD longboards are back in stock!"
The Shark Wheel is one of the most innovative and technology advanced wheel on the market right now. It has been designed by a company Shark Wheel LLC in Lake Forest, CA by David Patrick. The wheel has been literally re-invented. The Shark Wheel is flat on six sides and has many performance advantages when […]Read more "Shark Wheels – The only wheel you ever need for your longboard!"
Valentine’s day. Pink and Red. A day to celebrate love. Why not get your girlfriend or boyfriend a longboard, go out and spend time together? Of course, Valentine is a day to express your love to each other, but you can do this any day! If you are the lucky one that have a significant […]Read more "Share the love on Valentine’s day with Longboarding!"
You want a longboard for Christmas, looked around and did some research, maybe even tried one in a store. There are so many choices. You finally picked your favorite and put it on your wish list for Christmas. Now hoping you get it! As a beginner in longboarding, you need to know the basics before […]Read more "Tips when you get a longboard for Christmas"