How to Longboard for Beginners

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If you’re wondering how to longboard for beginners, you’re in for a treat. In less than 20 minutes, you can grasp the basics of riding a longboard. You can learn how to balance on a longboard, how to move forward, how to steer the board, how to foot brake, and even how to bail if … Read more

Longboard Bushing Types, Shapes, and Hardness

Longboard bushings stay hidden under the deck. Many skaters don’t know much about them, which is why they pay little attention to them. Their shape, size, and placement (boardside or roadside) determine the overall ride experience. I hope this longboard bushings guide makes things crystal clear so you can get the most out of your … Read more

Longboard Flex

Longboard flex refers to how flexible a deck is. The amount of flex you need in a longboard mainly depends on your riding style. Your weight is another consideration to keep in mind when picking a deck for your dancer, DH racer, freeride, freestyle, pumper, cruiser, or commuter board. Also Read: Best Longboards for All … Read more

Best Skate Helmet

So you’re a beginner to skateboarding, longboarding, rollerskating, rollerblading, or ice skating. Or you’ve earned some boarding experience and are now looking to get into tougher riding styles such as freeride or downhill skating. Whether you’re new to skating or have been skating for a while, covering your noggin with a worthy brain bucket is … Read more

Best Beginner Longboard

You’ve decided that longboarding is the thing for you. What remains is for you to pick the right longboard. But, which is the best beginner longboard when you’re looking at gazillions of options each of which looks like it could do the job? Related: Best Longboards Overall Choosing a good new-rider longboard becomes significantly easier … Read more

How to Mount Longboard Trucks

How to Mount Longboard Trucks

You’ve just received a nice pair of longboard trucks from Amazon or wherever. Now, it’s time to mount those trucks on your longboard. But you’re not sure you can complete the longboard truck mounting process without screwing up. Also Read: Best Longboard for the Money And that’s why you’re here. Here, I’ll describe how to … Read more

Best Bearings for Longboards

When it comes to what the best bearings for longboards are, there are as many opinions as how many people you ask. Many people say ceramic bearings are the best longboard bearings overall for skateboards, cruisers, and longboards. Others believe that steel skate bearings perform as well as ceramic bearings. Some even believe that steel … Read more

Best Longboard

Longboarding, like skateboarding, is a great way to spend your free time outdoors. I don’t know what the best longboard really is, but I know how to choose a longboard that works for your chosen longboarding style. Related: Best Longboard for Beginners Is Longboarding Really Skateboarding? This guide isn’t about endorsing any longboard brands. It’s … Read more

How to Choose Longboard Wheels

How to Choose Longboard Wheels

The type of wheels on your longboard, their durometer, diameter, and shape affect your overall ride experience and ride quality. That’s why you should learn how to choose longboard wheels that match your riding style and skill level. Also Read: Best Street Skateboard Wheels In this post, I’ll explain the different wheel types the market … Read more