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Penny Board vs Longboard vs Skateboard –  Which is for What?

For many nonskaters, the differences between the three seems nonexistent. But each of them suits its own purpose.  You NEED to understand them so you don’t get the wrong one. I’ve seen this happening…  By the end of this guide, you’ll know the exact difference between penny skateboards, longboards and regular skateboards. I’ll also be sharing […]

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Best longboards for Girls & Women in 2018

Girls and guys basically have the same requirements for longboards. However, there are nuances and girls benefit from longboards with certain specifics. These are how well they can turn, how light they are, how safe they are etc. These things matter. Having the right board for you will help you get better faster and enjoy longboarding more. I […]

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10 Best Longboard Wheels for Sliding & Buying Guide

Some longboarders are content to cruise. Others are satisfied with going fast down hills. For an intrepid few, though, the hiss of urethane when going sideways on pavement becomes an addiction. Freeride longboarding is riding on the edge of the envelope, pushing a board past the point of being safely hooked up and doing it […]

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7 Best Longboard Sliding Gloves in 2017

Longboarding gloves may seem like an unnecessary investment, and to riders who cruise on urban streets and seaside boardwalks they probably are. But new riders considering downhill longboarding, especially downhill freeride, should purchase the best longboard sliding gloves they can find. Longboarding sliding gloves have plastic pucks attached — usually to the palm but sometimes […]

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Best Longboard Trucks in 2017 & Buying Guide

Next to the deck, nothing has a greater impact on the quality of your ride than the trucks you choose. With trucks, quality materials and precise geometry work together. Start with a lack of one or the other, and the whole component is bound to suffer. The best longboarding trucks help us get the most […]

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Best Shoes for Longboarding in 2017?

When beginning longboarding, one question quickly arises: Do I really need to get skate shoes? The answer to that question depends a lot on the individual. No one needs a purpose-built shoe to skate on the driveway or cruise down the sidewalk. But the best longboard shoe is in its element once serious speeds and […]

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