• Goodwood Skateboards Review (A Complete Guide)
    Goodwood skateboard decks are quality made decks that are often considered blank decks. Still, they are great quality skateboards made from 7-ply maple sourced from Northern Michigan. Goodwood might not be as great as getting their name out there but they still produce pretty solid decks. The plies are cold pressed with Gorilla Epoxy glue…
  • How To Measure A Skateboard – Picking The Right Board Size
    When measuring a skateboard, the most important thing to measure is the width. The width of the skateboard is usually labelled between 7.25 to 10, meaning how many inches wide the board is. The size of skateboard that will suit you best will depend on a few things; how you plan on riding, your height,…
  • How Often Should You Replace Skateboard Bearings? [Answered]
    Skateboard bearings should be replaced if they start making squeaking sounds or if one (or more) of your wheels are no longer spinning well.  Bearings can get broken and worn out from things like rust or dirt getting into the bearing.  You’ll know that it’s time to replace your bearings when they no longer spin…
  • How To Push Properly On A Skateboard [Explained]
    To push properly on a skateboard, set your leading foot in the front and your dominant foot in the back. Put your dominant foot on the ground beside or in front of your leading foot and quickly put it back into place on the tail of the board, turning your foot so that it’s straight….
  • How To Install & Remove Skateboard Bearings (Explained)
    Removing and installing the bearings in your skateboard is much easier than it might sound. You will need to replace your skateboard bearings if cleaning them no longer gives them an extra boost or if they are broken. Bearings can rust from water damage, seize up, or crack. If your bearings have any of the…
  • How To Choose & Measure Skateboard Wheels (Explained)
    Skateboard wheels are measured in millimeters (mm) which are usually labelled on the package. With that in mind, the most common sizes of skateboard wheels range between 50mm and 58mm. However, they can go as large as 70mm which are usually used on cruisers, longboards, or skateboards with riser pads. Pro Tip: Riser pads will…
  • How To Tell If A Skateboard Is Waterlogged (Explained)
    You can tell if your skateboard is waterlogged if it feels heavy and feels malleable or flexible. Even though it might feel like there is more flex in the board, it is also much weaker and can easily break or chip. If you skateboard in the rain, through puddles, or forget to bring your skateboard…
  • Can You Use WD-40 On Skateboard Bearings? (Explained)
    Never use WD-40 to clean your skateboard bearings. WD-40 is designed for removing rust and grime, however, it’s not a lubricant. Even though it might seem great at first, WD-40 will dry your bearings out quickly and then you need to keep reapplying it until you’re in need of new bearings. Don’t be tempted to…
  • What Is a Razor Tail On A Skateboard? (And How To Fix It)
    A razor tail is when the tail of your skateboard has chipped down, creating a sharp tail or edge. You can still use your skateboard if it has a razor tail. But once the chipping gets bad enough, it can affect your ride. A lot of people will still ride a board with a razor…
  • 5 Best Skateboard Truck Brands (Best Trucks of 2021)
    The best skateboard truck brands are Independent, Tensor, Krux, Royal, and Destructo.Sure, there are a few others that come close like Venture, Thunder, Ace, Compound, and Silver. However, they’re not as established as the brands above. That being said, any trucks from the aforementioned companies will be better than blank trucks, trucks made by unknown…
  • Skateboard Trucks Sizes (A Complete Guide)
    The skateboard trucks that are best suited for your deck will be just as wide as the board. This means that if you have an 8-inch deck, your trucks should measure 8 inches from bolt to bolt. However, the measurement that truck companies use is typically the width of the hangar. Making things just a…
  • How To Stop On A Skateboard (Explained)
    Learning how to stop on your skateboard is essential for maneuvering your way out of dangerous situations. There are a few different ways that you can stop on your skateboard.  Everyone that is new to skateboarding should learn how to slow down and stop using each of the methods below before they start learning tricks….