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Ceramic Skateboard Bearings – Are they Worth the Extra Cost?

If you’re searching for the best bearings for your skateboard setup, you’re likely debating whether you should go for standard steel or spend more on ceramic. This component is a make or break in the ride of your setup. Learn everything you need to know before you buy.  What are Ceramic Bearings? Although it’s logical

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What is a Penny Board? (Is It Worthy of a spot in your Quiver?)

A penny board is a type of skateboard constructed with a lightweight plastic deck for performance and practicality. They are commonly sold as a full setup (including the deck, wheels, and trucks), but you can fine-tune the different parts as you please, just like with standard skateboards. Get answers to your biggest questions about Penny

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Longboarding Down Hills

Longboarding has won over many skaters for its ease to pick up and learn. Not only is it fun, but it is an awesome and convenient mode of transportation. But, once you’re comfortable riding on flat surfaces, you may be craving some more speed. Downhill longboarding is an extreme sport that can be attempted only

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Bushings for Skateboard Trucks Explained

Bushings are an essential piece of a skateboard’s trucks. Every skateboard truck has two bushings each—one that faces the ground and another that faces the board. These plastic rings attach to the kingpin and enable the skater to pivot the board and complete turns. Learn about the different types of bushings to discover which is

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Skateboard Wheel Types (How to Pick the Right Ones)

Many different types of skateboard wheels exist, each with different characteristics that will affect the way the board skates. Unfortunately, there isn’t one type that is great for all styles and terrains. You’ll have to determine what style of skating you prefer and what type of wheels will work best for you and your board.

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