Top Ten Longboard Brands

The list of top longboard brands continues to grow as the sport is becoming more and more popular, and companies are joining the bandwagon. Though this is extremely cool, this also makes it harder to know what companies are making the best longboards. Not to worry, though. I’ve got you covered. Today I’ve composed a [...]

Longboarding: Tight Trucks vs Loose Trucks

Nearly every longboarder will agree that overly tight trucks just aren't a whole lot of fun. And worse, they can be down right dangerous. Longboarding is all about freedom on an oversized skateboard. Tight or winding turns through town and giant carves down a freshly paved country downhill are signature maneuvers on a longboard - [...]

By | 2016-09-13T15:04:06+00:00 September 13th, 2016|How To|0 Comments

Easy Longboard Tricks

You're feeling pretty comfortable on the board. Cruising around, turning, gaining speed and making sharper turns are like second nature. It's time for some basic longboard tricks to keep the progression going. Check out our top 5 favorite easy longboard tricks... Cross-Stepping - A iconic trick in longboarding (as in surfing), mastering cross-stepping will lock [...]

By | 2015-06-01T11:44:27+00:00 June 1st, 2015|How To, How To Tricks|0 Comments

Longboards VS Skateboards

To the untrained eye, a person riding a board sideways with four wheels would be considered a skateboarder. And a board with four wheels would be called a skateboard. Looking a bit more closely at how the skateboarder is riding and the shape of the skateboard will determine whether the activity should be called skateboarding [...]

By | 2013-09-26T19:02:22+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Skateboard Tech, Technology|4 Comments

How to Choose the Right Longboard Skateboard

Longboarding is yet another totally awesome sport that has swept adrenaline seekers coast to coast. It's easier than skateboarding, yet still gives you that feeling of cruising sideways. Snowboards, surfers and skiers are all attracted to long boarding in addition to those who are just attracted to the freedom and chill feeling of longboarding. What [...]

By | 2017-07-31T20:35:15+00:00 July 18th, 2012|Buying Guide|172 Comments

Longboards for Beginners and Advanced Riders

Many would consider Loaded Longboard to be the best in the industry. With  fiberglass additive, vertically laminated bamboo and a drop through design, these are the perfect board for those who are looking to take their longboarding skills to the next level. Check out our inventory of moderately priced longboards from GoldCoast, Santa Cruz, Arbor and Sector 9. Click here to see our full selection of Longboards. If [...]

By | 2012-04-20T13:10:07+00:00 April 20th, 2012|Buying Guide, Skateboard Reviews, Skateboard Tech|1 Comment

What Are Longboard Bushings?

Smooth, long carves are made comfortable thanks to the bushings on your longboard. But what the heck are bushings? Bushings are those brightly colored rubbery rings located in the heart of your longboard trucks. They're typically made of urethane. Longboard and skateboard trucks usually have two bushings per truck. One bushing is in the heart of [...]

By | 2012-01-19T11:45:31+00:00 January 19th, 2012|Skateboard Tech, Technology|0 Comments

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