Author: Andrew

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 Tight Should Your Longboard Trucks Be?

Today we’re gonna talk about the longboard trucks and their adjustment. Trucks play quite an important part in the overall setup of your longboard. While you may be able to find various advice and recommendations on choosing the right trucks, the reality is that you will ultimately have to make that decision for yourself. The

Why Does My Longboard Wobble And How To Prevent Speed Wobbles

Every longboarder faces speed wobbles at some time, and for unaware beginners it happens unexpectedly and may have discouraging consequences. So, in this post I’ll try to explain what it is, how it happens and how to come out of it alive. Hopefully, in the end you’ll be much more prepared for speed wobbles and

Longboards vs Penny boards

Whether you just got into longboarding or you are an experienced rider, you’ve probably heard or seen someone riding Penny board. Quite often people would think ‘why would someone want to ride that toy instead of a normal longboard?’ So here I’ll try to present some background information on these little boards, what are their

TOP 10 Longboards for sale under $100

Although I usually say that you should spend at least 100 bucks to get a decent board, sometimes there might be some exceptions where you can get one for just under that. I’ll try to review a few of them that I think are pretty good choices for beginners on a budget. Some say you

Tips on how to make your longboard faster

Another question by one of our readers: ‘How to make your longboard faster?’. This is probably a common question amongst adrenaline lovers, asked as soon as they learn to stand on the board. I personally am a fan of going blazing fast as well so I’ll try to give you a few tips on how