When it comes to finding shoes for skateboarding, the first thing you will notice is that some shoes look the part and definitely do not play the part. Just like not all sneakers are created equal, it is the same with finding the right shoes for skateboarding. It comes down to boardfeel, padding (or lack there of), and the shoes durability. When you shoe is abrasively rubbing against your board’s… Read More »2020 Best Shoes for Skateboarding With the Details You Need
Skateboards come in a variety of shapes and sizes. It can get confusing to know what to buy. However, it ultimately comes down to the type of skateboarding that you would like to do. If you are wondering what the difference between a cruiser, a regular skateboard, and a longboard is, then chances are good you are new to skateboarding. Well, you’re in the right place. Different Skateboard Types Regular… Read More »Regular Skateboard Vs. Cruiser Board Vs. Longboard: What is the Difference in Skateboard Type?
A good skateboard will cost you in the range of $75 to $140 depending on what components you add into it. Here is how to get a cheap skateboard that is still high quality. First, shop for a high quality blank skateboard deck like this one. This will get your cost for the board itself around $25 – $35. If possible, opt for the free grip tape option. A blank… Read More »How to Buy the Best Cheap Skateboard That You Can.
Some of my best memories as a kid were when my parents got me a skateboard related gift. I remember a time before social media when my parents did enough research to find out what size deck I skated, and they went to a skate shop to get me the right deck. It is touching because not all skateboards are created equal, and not all skateboard deck sizes work for… Read More »Gift Ideas for Skateboarders 2020: Stocking Stuffers to Massive Presents
Learning to skateboard can be challenging enough. If you start with the wrong gear, you can halt your progression altogether. This guide is designed to ensure you start with the right skateboard for you. Before we begin, I recommend that you skim through our skate deck sizing guide to make sure you pick the right board for you. The options below will help guide you, however, ultimately you need the… Read More »Best Beginner Skateboards 2020: A List of Completely Assembled Boards That Are Perfect For Learning
One of the most challenging aspects of any board sport is figuring out what deck size is right for you. The real truth is that you will need to try a few and learn which one feels the most comfortable. I find that is true of skateboarding. However, you are going to need to buy a deck to figure out where to start. These are guiding principles I’ve used over… Read More »What Size Skateboard Should I Get? (A Buying Guide to Skate Decks)
This is my comparison review of all of the carbon fiber skate decks that I buy and skate. I’ll keep updating it as I go. As you read this, it is worth noting that I am an older skateboarder who started this review because I wanted to find which of these decks held their shape for me the longest. I am still reviewing carbon fiber boards, so I will keep… Read More »The Best Carbon Fiber Skateboards: A Comparison Review of All the Strongest Decks