I Bought A Bunch Of Terrible Skateboards On Amazon

terrible skateboards

A while ago I decided to buy a bunch of cheap Amazon skateboards. I checked the rating and all of them came with great reviews, many of them are actually Amazon’s Choice! Imagine buying a $30 skateboard with a 5-star reviews, must be a great skateboard right? Wrong! Absolute dog shit. Most of the reviews … Read more

Average Skateboard Speed in A Brief Overview

How fast you are able to go depends on the riding surface and your environment, your experience and skill level with skateboarding, as well as your entire skateboard setup (wheel diameter, bearings, weight). Below are a few real-life examples of average skateboard speeds recorded and measured by actual skateboarders.  Type of Skateboarding Average Speed Moderately … Read more

My Skateboarding Survival Kit To Save A Sesh

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I always carry around more items than I should, and most of the time I don’t need them. There are days when just bringing an extra bearing or a skate tool can save your session. It’s not just saving your own session, sometimes you can  help another skater out and people really appreciate that. We’ve … Read more

Goofy And Regular Stance Explained

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When you first learn how to ride a board you start with determining if you are regular of goofy. You can find out your preferred stance by just riding on a skateboard and see what feels natural. Goofy stance on a skateboard means placing the right foot in front and the left foot back. Regular means … Read more

Skateboard Hiatus, Getting Back After A Long Break

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I took a long break from skateboarding and didn’t skate for over 10 years. Getting back into skateboarding after a big hiatus isn’t as difficult as you imagine. Sure you won’t shred like you used to but it’s still a great sport. Here’s how you get back into skateboarding after a long break: If you’re … Read more

Skateboard Setups Suitable For Adults

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Perhaps you want to get back into skateboarding or maybe you’re completely new and have no idea what to look for. Don’t worry I got you covered, from complete cruisers to custom setups, let’s dive a bit into what would be right for you and what to avoid. The best you can do is setup … Read more

A Guide To Assembling A Skateboard

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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

A Beginners Guide To Skateboard Decks

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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