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Best Longboard Nose Guard Guide

Hello again! Welcome to another article about protective gear! In our previous articles we talked about many segments of protective gear, such as the best longboard elbow pads, knee pads, the best longboard helmets, gloves and we even talked about protective suits and shorts. In this article we …

Best Longboard Grip Tapes Guide

A longboard grip tape is a material made with a sheet of paper or fabric containing the adhesive type on one side while the surface similar to fine sand paper is on the other. Longboard Grip tape is applied to the top surface of a board to enable …

Best Longboard Brackets Guide

Longboard brackets are pieces of hardware that can be mounted onto your longboard in order to drop it down closer to the ground. They also offer more stability and make smoother turns, easier slides and a longer push easier to achieve. Longboard skateboard brackets are aftermarket hardware components …

Best Longboard Tools Guide

Longboard tools are a must-have for any serious and/or hardcore boarder. When you are a longboard owner and an avid rider, your longboard skateboard is bound to eventually take on some damage and parts and pieces may loosen and /or come apart completely. In this case, longboard tool …

Best Longboard Brakes Guide

Although some of the very first versions of these useful gadgets were originally hand-brake devices, for the most part, longboard brakes are a foot pedal-activated, powerful braking system that is specifically designed to give a longboard skateboard rider more designated control, and are especially useful for downhill riding, …

Best Longboard Kingpin Guide

The term ‘kingpin’ is a term that is used to refer to the main pivot in the steering mechanism of a vehicle. This term is also sometimes used when referring to part of a fifth wheel coupling apparatus. What is a kingpin on a truck? On a skateboard …

Best Longboard Nuts and Bolts Guide

Hardware shape and length is completely dependent on the type of board you get, how thick it is, and if you plan on using risers or not. Having extra hardware on hand is always a good choice as well! Hardware is necessary to attach the truck assembly to …

Best Longboard Risers Guide

The longboard riser pads also known as risers or shock pads are majorly used to increase the total height of the longboard which is very helpful during turns and thus provide smooth rides. They are made up of hard plastic with a motive to raise the distance between …

Best Longboard Gas Pedals Guide

A gas pedal is basically a device which allows us to increase the grip of the rear foot. Before gas pedals, rails were created. There are two types of rails; Round and Sharp. Round rails are found usually on a short board, they help you make flip tricks …

Best Longboard Bushings Guide

Longboards are now days used for professional purposes which depend on a persons desire. Many people use longboards for transport, while others for racing or sliding, many others use them as a fun ride. There are many different types of longboards like pintail, kicktail, hybrid etc., but every …