Average Skateboard Speed

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

skateboard foot placement

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

bowl setup

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

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

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

Skate Park Etiquette & How Not To Be an *ss

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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