A Guide To Assembling A Skateboard

assembling a skateboard

So you got all your parts together, nice trucks some quality bearings, spacers, a rad deck, wheels and maybe a set of bushings. It’s really easy to assemble a skateboard, but grip tape which is a bit more challenging the first time. Have all your skateboard parts and tools ready. Apply the grip tape to your skateboard … Read more

Identifying & Fixing Noises From Your Skateboard

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No skateboard is completely silent. A skateboard has many moving parts and will always make some noise. Parts that often cause a noise are: Less common parts that sometime can cause an annoying sound are: Before you start taking your skateboard apart, narrow down the cause of the sounds. There are a couple of different types … Read more

Skateboard Trick Library

skateboard trick (Blunt)

Note that the list is far from complete and that there is no such thing as all tricks. New tricks are invented daily and the only limit is your creativity. This is a work in progress. Flip Tricks Grind and Slide Tricks Grab and Air Tricks Ramp and Footplant Tricks Other Type of Tricks

A Beginners Guide To Skateboard Decks

set of skateboard decks

The right skateboard deck for you is a mix of the right size, shape, wheelbase, concave, and body type. Skateboard decks do differ in quality. There are a couple of ways to see if a skateboard deck is decent. Most comes down to the quality of the wood which varies each year depending on the … Read more

Skate Park Etiquette & How Not To Be an *ss

skateboarders riding on flatground

Your first time at a skatepark can be very exciting, and often a bit scary!  The obstacles are pristine, and there are people performing amazing tricks.  This article will explain how to behave at skateparks, also known as Skatepark Etiquette. Skateparks can have a lot of rules.  In addition to the written rules most skateparks … Read more

Custom Skateboard Setup Examples That Work

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Picking skateboard parts yourself is usually more expensive but worth it when you’re serious about skateboarding. Also, you need to put the parts together but many shops assemble a skateboard if you don’t feel like doing it yourself. I always advise to go to your local skate shop and tell them your budget. They love … Read more

A Simple Breakdown of the Cost of Skateboarding

Skateboarding is not cheap, because buying a skateboard is just the beginning. The additional costs are often overlooked and it can add up depending on the style you prefer. Shoes and decks often need to be replaced which can become expensive. Skateboard parts One time Cost Skateboard deck $35 to $65 Skateboard Wheels $15 to … Read more