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"
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"
Longboarding is an amazing sport! Here are 100 reasons why people want to go longboarding: Longboarding is a solid adrenaline rush. Longboarding is a release. Longboarding is sound. Longboarding is no team. Longboarding is whatever you want it to be. Longboarding is exploring outside. Longboarding is meet with friends. Longboarding builds strength. Longboarding builds balance. Longboarding […]Read more "100 Reasons Why You Should Longboard!"
It is very important to know everything about your boards, so we visited Madrid Skateboards, a well-known skateboard company, who makes very durable and reliable skateboards. Madrid is one of the brands we sell in the skate store. Madrid Skateboards is located in Huntington Beach, CA. and they are making skateboards since 1976. The owner Jerry Madrid made […]Read more "A visit to the Madrid Skateboard Company"
In April, we visited one of our great longboard skateboard vendors: “SDS skateboards / Stella Longboards”. They are based in Rancho Cucamonga near Los Angles California, and it took us about 6 hours to drive from San Francisco. SDS skateboards is the wholesale distributor of Stella longboards, skateboards, skateboard accessories and protective gear for the action […]Read more "A peek behind the scenes at Stella Longboards / SDS skateboards April 2015"
Not surprisingly, longboard size is measured in width and length. Boards vary from short (29″ – 34″) to long (50″+), from narrow (6″-8.5″) to wide (8.5″ – 11″) and everything in between. Many boards have a different width in the front, middle and the back, so the width measurement reflects the maximum it gets anywhere […]Read more "Size Matters – What size longboard should you get?"
The “flex” (flexibility) determines the stiffness of the board, how shock absorbent the board is and influences the stability of your ride at different speeds. Finding the right board flex for your longboard is an important part of selecting your perfect board. To Flex or Not to Flex that’s the question Sorry, flex and speed […]Read more "Soft Or Stiff? How Much Flex Does Your Longboard Need?"