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11 Best & Safest Skateboard Helmets for Kids

You can’t talk about skateboard safety without mentioning helmets. Helmets are easily the most important piece of safety gear. They protect the most valuable part of the body and ensure we can come out of crashes in one piece. So when it comes to kids, especially those who are still developing motor skills (and are […]

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4 Best skateboard wheels for street (asphalt & sidewalks)

It’s easy to look at skateboard wheels and think they all work the same. After all, all they do is roll, right? Whilst that is true, skateboard wheels actually have different properties. By tweaking these properties, wheel companies can make their products work really well for different environments. As such, today I’ll be introducing you […]

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Bamboo vs Maple Longboards – What you need to know

In the last few years, we’ve been seeing lots of different materials being used for skateboards and longboards. These typically range from carbon fiber to fiberglass to bamboo and even some plastics. These materials make good alternatives for traditional maple and are often cheaper, longer lasting and in some cases more environmentally friendly. However,  is […]

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What to look for in a longboard?

Picking your first longboard is not an easy task. Even more so if you don’t have anyone to point you in the right direction. There are so many options and they  looks so similar on the surface. But.. It gets a lot easier once you know how everything works and what’s appropriate for what. So […]

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