The Longboard Blog

  • Cruisers For the Street and Skate Park

    15th Jul 2016

    Cruisers For the Street and Skate Park

    So, what is a cruiser board and what are the best cruiser boards out there? We are frequently asked the question: “I want a cruiser for around town, but would like to go to the skate park every once i…

    Published by The Longboard Store | Grace Seelye

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  • 18th Apr 2016

    What to look for: Downhill vs. Freeride Sliding

    Downhill longboarding has become unquestionably desirable, and the search for longboards that can reach higher speeds has been covetable.What to look for: -Longer longboard-Deep concave-Top Mount…

    Published by The Longboard Store | Grace Seelye

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  • 12th Apr 2016

    Summer Cruisers

    Now that it is officially springtime, it is time to start planning your summer adventures. No need to turn on the A/C when you have the breeze blowing through your hair!These shorter boards will let y…

    Published by The Longboard Store | Grace Seelye

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  • 19th Jan 2016

    Shape: Symmetrical, Directional, Asymmetrical

    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.Sy…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 15th Jan 2016

    Exercise Benefits Of Skating

    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 i…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo | Aaron Keller, Rider

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  • 30th Dec 2015

    Pre-skate Routine

    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…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 28th Dec 2015

    DIY: How To Longboard

    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 t…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 15th Dec 2015

    Preparing For The 12 Days Of Christmas: Part Two

    6 Combo Packs Protecting5 Bones Bearing Premium Tune Up Kit4 Wheels a Rollin' 3 Feet of Grip Tape2 Trucks a Trucking1 Deck Under The TreeIf you need help picking out the right gift, give us as ca…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 9th Dec 2015

    Preparing For The 12 Days of Christmas: Part One

    12 Socks A-Warming 11 Abec 11 Wheels A-Spinning 10 Stickers Sticking 9 Hardware A-Tightening 8 Bronson Bearings Rolling7 Sets Of Bushings Catch Part Two in our Blog this Frida…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 4th Dec 2015

    DIY: How To Choose A Longboard

    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…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 30th Nov 2015

    Stocking Stuffers 2015: Holiday Gift Guide

    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, smoot…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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