The Longboard Blog
Longboards are commonly seen with
symmetrical, directional, or asymmetrical shapes. These are seen through
every style of skating, including cruising, carving, freeriding, dancing, and downhill.
Symmetrical boards are the same on both ends. They can be ridden either way and don't have a front or back. These are popular with riders who skate "switch".
Directional boards have a designated front and back. In fine tuned downhill boards, this can allow the nose to have control in the from and stability in the rear.
Asymmetrical boards don't have a consistent shape. The are seen in freeriding to add extra foot support for slides.
Want to know more about longboard decks? Check out the the article Drop Through vs Top Mount.
It's time for you new years resolution, here's why learning to longboard should be on you list. Cardio:Even for the most fit skater, pushing is a work out. 30min of skating is better than 30min in a gym on a treadmill. It smells better too. Flexibility and Strength:Skating will help you stretch your hips and ankles [...]
Before each skate session, you should always check your gear. This lowers the risk of having loose or worn equipment breaking while you ride.First, check your mounting hardware to make sure it is tight and clean. Loose hardware interferes with your control and handling. If your hardware is loose, use a skate tool to tighten. [...]
First off, welcome to to the world of skating! Wether you're look looking to cruise across campus or become the next world champion, the skate culture has a place for everyone. It may not be easy in the beginning, but patience and practice will get you comfortable on a board in no time.You're going to [...]
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Choosing the right longboard revolves around the style of skating you want to do. Click on the style you like to see our recommended boards. Cruising - Very popular among commuters, students, and beginners. It is also a great way to learn the foundation of skating.Carving - Great cross training for snowboarding and surfing.Dancing / Freestyle [...]
To make holiday shopping easier for you this season, we've made a list of simple stocking stuffers for the skater in your life. Bearings:We love the feeling of fresh bearings. They're fast, smooth, and should to be replaced once a year. Bone Bearing Tune Up Kit:This tune up kit has bearing cleaner, bearing lube, grip tape cleaner, [...]
Ditch the stress, we've made a holiday gift guide to make your holiday shopping a breeze. You'll get the perfect gift for the skater in your family. The Beginner:Welcome to skating! The DB Anthem longboard is a carefree way to learn the basics of skating on one of the most popular deck shapes. Once you've [...]
The Triple 8 Brainsaver Royal Blue Helmet The helmet is arguably the most important piece of gear you can wear. To make sure it fully protects your noggin, follow these easy fitting tips. You'll need:-string-marker -tape measure Wrap the string around your head, 2 finger widths above the eyebrows. Mark where the string overlaps. Measure the length of [...]