Author: Paul

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

How To Choose The Best Longboard For Dancing And Top 3 Boards

So you want to longboard dance? Longboard dancing is the one of the most popular styles of longboarding. It has been trending for the past few years and it is not stopping. Of course, as with other longboarding styles, there are boards specifically designed for dancing but there are also loads of choices when picking

Tips for Surviving and Thriving in Downhill Longboarding

From the outside looking in, downhill longboarders seem insane. The average person thinks they all have a death wish, but the truth is more innocuous. Downhill riders are thrill seekers, true, but they seek those thrills with an excellent understanding of the requirements of going fast on a board. Here, we will provide you with