How to Prevent Longboard Wheel bite

If you have been riding a longboard for quite some time, I am sure that you have experienced wheel bite. If not, you most likely have heard it from other riders or seen it happen. Wheel bite is something we all want to avoid and there are ways to do it. I have come up

What is longboarding pumping and how does it work?

People often complain of tiring out when they ride their longboards for long stretches. We’re not talking about a trip to the local convenience store or riding around campus. The rides in question here are measured in miles, not hundreds of feet. And honestly, pushing and coasting will eventually wear just about anyone out. But

How often and how should you replace your longboard bearings?

When I have started longboarding, I knew nothing about bearings. I didn’t know how long it takes while they break in, how often they should be replaced and how to actually do that. Because I keep getting questions about when bearings should be changed, I came up with an idea to post this article. I

What are longboard speed rings (washers) and are they necessary?

Sitting and talking with some beginning longboarders recently, I was surprised to hear them ask if I using speed rings (or speed washers) is necessary and if I use them. These speed washers – or speed rings – play a minor-but-critical role in how a longboard functions. Nothing that comes included with longboard components is

An honest Landyachtz Dinghy review: how good is it?

I have been asked many times whether Landyachtz Dinghy is a good longboard for a particular style and rider. So instead of answering those questions one by one I have decided to write and post this Landyachtz Dinghy review. I actually have tried riding dinghy quite a few times because a friend of mine owned