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"
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"