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Ultimate Guide To Prevent Skateboard Wheelbite

You’ve probably heard of wheel bite. Heck, you probably are having problems with it now. So how do you prevent wheel bite? One way to prevent wheel bite is by applying a set of riser pads to your skateboard. These are a standard accessory that gives extra distance between the …

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Average Skateboard Deck Weight (Does It Matter?)

A standard skateboard deck weighs between 2-5 pounds, which means without trucks, bearings, wheels, and grip and you standing on it! In addition with trucks, wheels, and bearings totals range around 7-10 pounds. This fluctuates depending on the components you purchase. Over the years companies re-engineered their products using stronger, …

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Prevent Skateboard Razor Tail…Forever!

If there was a king for developing the worst razor tail, I’d definitely be the one! My decks would get so bad they would actually turn into squares. If you’re having this issue, simple preventative measures can be taken to eliminate it. You can prevent skateboard razor tail by learning …

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Can You Use WD40 To Clean Skateboard Bearings?

Reflecting on weird things me and my friends did…this was one I’m sure you’ve tried. For some reason having the “fastest wheels” was some sort of challenge. It was a competition who had the longest spinning, quietest wheels. I’ve lost several times, this got me thinking about using special “lube” …

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The Strongest Skateboards Ever Made

Skateboards are exposed to excessive amounts of stress and strain, especially the deck itself. Over the years, I’ve rode many brands that offered something special, new, or unique. I’ve broke these boards and realized how upsetting it can be. The strongest skateboards are made with aircraft-grade aluminum. These boards offer …

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Places To Practice Skateboarding For Beginners

When I was a young lad living in rural Vermont, frigid winters were no joke. The season tends to drag on forever, and the nearest indoor skatepark is 30-40 minutes away…that’s if you can get there! As times have changed, indoor skateparks are shutting down because of high costs to …