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Best off-road electric skateboards in 2020

Its funny how new boardsports come to be, with skateboarding, it first started when surfers wanted to ‘catch the surf on land’.  With mountainboarding, it started when snowboarders wanted to board during the summer. Fast forward a few years and we’ve got people using electric skateboards (or “esk8s”) because they are affordable and easy last mile […]

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Best Backpacks for Electric Skateboards

As someone who commutes on their “esk8” everyday, I thought nothing could make the process more comfortable until I got a backpack to hold my board. It allowed me to free both my hands when I needed to. Anyone who skates has experienced the struggle of holding a grocery bag in one hand, and then […]

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Best Electric Skateboards Under 200$ in 2020

When Henry Ford designed the model t (the first car), everyone around him thought that they were simply a fad and would not last a long time. Looking around today you can see they very were wrong. It’s not for me to decide if electronic skateboards aka “esk8s” are a fad or not, but one […]

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Best Drop Through Longboard in 2020 & Buying Guide

Looking for stability in your life? A drop through longboard might provide you that… These boards have been designed to have a low center of gravity. This feature makes them stable, easy to push and ride. They are excellent boards for beginners and for certain riding styles. That said, for other riding styles they quite simply […]

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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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Longboard vs. Skateboard: Which is Which

The history of skateboarding is getting rather long now, and its pioneers are beginning to move on to better sessions in the sky. Longboarding is the relative new kid on the block, and has only reached critical mass in the last couple of decades. As someone who is interested in both forms of skating, I […]

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