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9 Best Longboard Trucks in 2020 & 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 2020 & Buying Guide

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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17 Best Longboard Wheels in 2020 & Buying Guide

No matter what a rider wants to do on a longboard, some company somewhere makes a wheel for it. The problem for beginners is locating a wheel that does what they need. Purchasing a wheel just because it looks cool is a sure way to be disappointed. For those who don’t know the characteristics that […]

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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 2020 & 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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7 Best Helmets for Longboarding in 2020

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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