How To Wrap A Skateboard As a Gift? (Complete Guide)

How To Wrap A Skateboard As a Gift? (Complete Guide)

Many people have skateboards, but not everyone knows how to properly wrap a deck. If you are someone who has just obtained a new board and want to protect it from dents and cracks as much as possible, then this post is for you! In order to learn how to do so, follow the instructions … Read more

Skateboarding: Soft VS Hard Wheels (Complete Comparison Guide)

Skateboarding: Soft VS Hard Wheels (Complete Comparison Guide)

Every day skateboarders come across new questions that need answers. What size wheel should you get? What hardness is right for me? Are the wheels good enough to do their job of rolling over rough surfaces without cracking under pressure? Skaters want to know the answers to these questions because they push them off obstacles … Read more

What is Mongo Skating? Why You Should Not Push Mongo?

What is Mongo Skating? Why You Should Not Push Mongo?

Skateboarding is one of the most popular sports in the world. As skateboarding has grown, so has its lingo and jargon, almost to a point where it can be overwhelming or confusing for beginners. “Pushing mongo” is an example of this. At face value, pushing mongo just sounds like you are pushing on the left … Read more

How Tight Should Skateboard Wheels Be (Complete Guide)

How Tight Should Skateboard Wheels Be

Skateboard wheels are fastened to the axle by means of a threaded nut. When tightening or loosening skateboard wheel nuts, it is necessary that you use proper tools because if not done properly, it could damage your board’s bearings and components which can render them unusable. If this happens, be prepared to shell out more … Read more

How Long Do Skateboard Bearings Last?

How Long Do Skateboard Bearings Last?

No one really knows how long skateboard bearings will last, because every bearing has different tolerances, dimensions, and speeds. It is not possible to say something concrete about the lifespan of a well-maintained bearing. The maintenance level is very important in order to get any useful data when trying to determine when you should replace … Read more

How Tight Should Skateboard Trucks Be? How To Adjust It?

How Tight Should Skateboard Trucks Be? How To Adjust It?

The first thing you have to understand about trucks is that there are two main types: regular and reverse kingpin. The difference is the way in which they attach to the deck, but both affect how loose or tight your trucks feel. Regular kingpin trucks are the most common and attach to the deck with … Read more