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5 Gnarly Tips to Maintain Your Longboard!

Have you just splashed your hard earned cash on a deck that you can’t get enough off? Lots of us all wish that our boards will last forever, however, for most of us that use our boards daily, it won’t be the case. Particularly when they made from cheaper quality materials. That said,  there are […]

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A guide on how to clean your longboard bearings.

So your bearings are dirty?  Cleaning them is an important part of maintenance, that shouldn’t be skipped. It will help to keep them spinning and reducing the risk of them seizing up. Which could prove to be a disaster when going fast. You’ll also get a faster and more fun ride. Sound interesting? You can either […]

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Best Downhill Longboard in 2019 & Buying Guide

When people get involved in longboarding, it is usually for transportation purposes. Soon, though, the speed bug bites. It doesn’t get everyone, but it inevitably sends an intrepid few on a hunt for the best downhill longboard. Once a suitable stick is located, the sickness grows, and the infected will do whatever it takes to […]

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Best Helmets for Longboarding in 2018?

Longboarders are twice as likely as skateboarders to suffer a head injury. Some of this disparity is a result of achieving greater speeds, though some of it is likely also attributable to skateboarders being more accustomed to falling. Regardless, longboarders should seek out, purchase and wear the best longboarding helmet they can afford that is […]

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The history of longboarding

The history of longboarding Welcome to our guide to Longboarding history. Throughout we will guide you through a brief look into the past, visiting various defining decades of a sport that is still not fully evolved and quite new to the sporting scene itself. 1950s-60s Longboarding originates back to streets of Hawaii. Between the late […]

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10 Best Longboard Bearings in 2019

No component affects the operation of a longboard quite as much as bearings. With lackluster bearings come lackluster rides, and there is no way around that. Whether building a complete component by component or upgrading the crummy bearings that came with an off-the-shelf complete, a good set of fast bearings will instantly change the way […]

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10 Best Penny Boards in 2019 & Buying Guide

In the 1970s, the diminutive injection-molded plastic skateboard stormed the world like pet rocks. In driveways everywhere, kids spun, slid and rode these little plastic boards till the wheels fell off. The trend was instrumental in the beginning the careers of many of the originators of early professional skateboarding. Nostalgia has brought the plastic skateboard […]

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10 Best Longboard And Skatboard Backpacks in 2018

You do not need to be a student or a world traveler to reap the benefits of a solid longboard backpack. Longboarders and skateboarders are unique, always mobile and always drifting. A pack which will hold belongings, valuables and necessities makes longboarding to far-flung destinations much more enjoyable. Modern longboard backpacks all have straps for […]

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