With all the new styles, it can be tough to understand why you’d want to get a traditional pintail longboard.Here’s a list of reasons we think that this type of longboard will never go out of style, and why you’ll want one in your board quiver.
For such a seemingly simple component, longboard trucks are actually quite complicated. Different trucks will dramatically change the way a board rides. The baseplate angle is just one of many truck parts that are important to understand.
Does your grip tape look like it’s been stomped all over repeatedly? Is it losing it’s grip? Of course it does because you’ve been skating. It’s time to give that griptape some much need love. Here’s everything you need to know about how to clean griptape and make your board sparkle once again.
In longboarding, the most popular and commonly used bearing is the ABEC 7. But what does this specifically mean? ABEC ratings rank from 1-9 with 1 being the most loose performance, and 9 being extremely precise. ABEC 7 is considered very high performance.