Category: Longboarding

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

How to choose the best longboard wheels: Complete Guide

Everyone who falls in love with longboarding pretty quickly comes up with a question about wheels. What are the best longboard wheels for speed, for sliding, for cruising and so on? There isn’t one best set of wheels out there. And don’t trust anyone who says otherwise. As you have already noticed, there is a

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

Longboard sizes: How do you know what size longboard to get?

One of the questions which usually new longboard riders have – how do you know what size longboard to get? As you might have noticed, there many quite different longboard shapes and sizes to choose from. So before getting a new longboard there are a few things to keep in mind.  In this article I will

Budget longboard: best cheap longboards under 50 dollars

Looking for cheap longboards under 50 dollars? I am here to help you out. I remember when I was trying to choose my first longboard, I was looking at loads of cheap longboards, trying to make up my mind. And it was tough. At the moment there are so many longboards being sold that it

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

Best longboard for beginners

What is the best longboard for beginners? This is probably the first question most of the newcomers ask. And getting your first board right is important as a poor choice might discourage you from further pursuit of this awesome hobby. I’ve been there and made pretty bad choices buying my very first longboarding gear so

Best Longboards for heavy riders and big guys

It might get a little complicated to choose longboards for heavy riders and big guys. There are loads of longboards in the market but trust me, not all of them are suitable for heavier people out there. I am a pretty big guy myself – 210 pounds and 6.3 feet. And when I was buying

Longboard vs Skateboard for beginners

We’ve compared Longboards with Penny boards earlier – Longboards vs Penny boards, now it’s time for another comparison of Longboard vs Skateboard for beginners. Many people who have suddenly realized they want to get into skateboarding often don’t know that longboarding would suit them better or vice versa. Therefore, I thought it might be useful

Reader question: how much are longboard wheels usually priced?

Hi guys, Paul here. Recently we have received our very first question from one of our readers – how much are longboard wheels usually priced? So thanks for the question, Roy. And it is a good one – it is important to understand how much longboard wheels cost and especially to understand why they cost