Category: Guides

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

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

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

8 of the best longboard brands & companies and what to avoid

Many people, especially those who only start to look into longboarding, feel overwhelmed. Because there are hundreds of different longboard companies and brands in the market. And there is a lot of junk out there. We have prepared this guide for you to show which are the best longboard brands out there. so you know