Understanding Skateboard Bushings – A Complete Guide

Understanding Skateboard Bushings – A Complete Guide

The colored, rubber-like cylinders in the centers of your trucks are called bushings. Bushings are usually made of urethane and most longboard skateboard configurations include two per truck. The bushings are what allow your trucks to turn and tilt. Your bushings will have a noticeable impact on how well you can move around curves, what…

The Best Skateboard Pants: A Comprehensive Guide

The Best Skateboard Pants: A Comprehensive Guide

Skateboard pants should be comfortable and somewhat stretchy or slightly loose. They shouldn’t be loose enough that they look messy and shouldn’t be tight enough that they make performing tricks difficult or constricted. In this article we have highlighted all of the best skateboard pants to wear to look cool and feel comfortable. What To…

The Best Skateboard Wheels for Skateparks: A Complete Guide

The Best Skateboard Wheels for Skateparks: A Complete Guide

The best skateboard wheels for skateparks should have a Durometer of 99A+ and preferably a diameter between 52 and 58mm. Harder wheels (with a higher Durometer) will perform better in ramps, bowls and verts because they don’t cause as much friction as soft wheels. However, every skater rides a little bit different. If you want…

How to Look Cool Wearing a Skateboard Helmet (Tips from Pros)

How to Look Cool Wearing a Skateboard Helmet (Tips from Pros)

When it comes to looking cool while wearing a skateboard helmet, the pros know best. And you should always wear a helmet. Even if you don’t think a helmet looks cool, protecting your head is cool. One wipeout without a helmet could be cause for serious brain damage. Follow these tips and you’ll be turning…

Ultimate Guide to Skateboard Bearings – Know the Best Brands

Ultimate Guide to Skateboard Bearings – Know the Best Brands

Skateboarding is a popular sport that has been around for decades. The skateboard bearings are what allow the rider to control their speed and direction of travel. If you have been looking to purchase new bearings but don’t know what you should be looking for, this guide will help you find what type of bearings…