Everything You Need to Know about Skateboard Bearings

Everything You Need to Know about Skateboard Bearings

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Skateboard bearings are the most important part of a skateboard. They allow the wheels to spin freely and are one of the most important factors when it comes to your board’s speed and acceleration. Your skateboard experience will only ever be as good as your bearings. That’s why you need to learn how to install,…

How Much Does A Skateboard Weigh? [Explained]

How Much Does A Skateboard Weigh? [Explained]

The typical skateboard weighs around 5 to 7.5 lbs (2 to 3.4 kg) with all components attached. That includes the deck, trucks, wheels, bearings, and hardware. However, some skateboards can weigh more or less than others depending on the components that you purchase. For example, a deck made from bamboo will be lighter than one…

Can You Put Longboard Trucks On A Skateboard? [Explained]

Can You Put Longboard Trucks On A Skateboard? [Explained]

Some people will tell you that you cannot put longboard trucks on a skateboard. However, with a few modifications you can definitely add longboard trucks and wheels to your skateboard. But you might get a few weird looks or questions. First thing is first, by putting longboard trucks on your skateboard you are essentially turning…

Can You Skateboard If You’re Overweight? (Answered)

Can You Skateboard If You’re Overweight? (Answered)

Like most things, skateboards have weight capacities. Typically, skateboards can hold between 220 – 300lbs without any worries. However, the weight that a skateboard can safely hold varies depending on the type of skateboard, type of wood, and whether or not the skateboard is reinforced with carbon fiber. Skateboards will comfortably hold your weight if…