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?"
It all starts with a board, however a board in it self is not enough to go riding. No wheels, no motion. No trucks, no way to connect your wheels to the board. etc. All the parts together can make a real fine longboard, however they all need to come together and get connected. Many […]Read more "Longboard Parts – Many Pieces Make One Whole"
When you assemble a longboard you need “hardware” also known as the Nuts & Bolts. Nuts and bolts connect your trucks securely to your longboard, without them everything is just a bunch of parts. Nobody talks about them and they don’t get the spotlight but they are essential and no board can do without them. […]Read more "The Story Of Nuts & Bolts – Longboard Hardware"
Your grip tape gets dirty and ugly overtime especially if you use your longboard skateboard a lot. How to clean grip tape If your deck is just dirty or you have a dirty spot on your board you can use an old moist toothbrush to clean it. When you go over the spot and it […]Read more "How To Replace The Grip Tape Of Your Longboard"
Longboard trucks versus skateboard trucks Longboard and skateboard trucks are the metal t-shaped pieces that are attached to your deck/board and all longboards and skateboards use 2 trucks. The size of the truck are measured by hanger or axle width. Which one to use is not that difficult just check out the text below. Both […]Read more "What Is The Difference Between A Longboard Truck And A Skateboard Truck?"
A new source of Longboard information has arrived. Our blog will provide information on longboards skateboards, accessories, how to select the best one for you and how to enjoy using them. We will add information on a frequent basis. Check out our online longboard store which is now OPEN, browse for the great quality longboards […]Read more "New Longboards Information Source"