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the 6 best longboards for kids

Summers is around the corner and your kids need a way to stay busy. Longboarding is both a fun way to stay fit and a good reason for your kids to get out of the house. It requires little supervision… Continue Reading…

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Me falling from an unstable skateboard

Going fast on your skateboard is one of the funnest things you can do. It’s exhilarating, feels amazing and is something everyone should experience at least once. But more often than not, things do tend to get a bit …… Continue Reading…

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Orangatang Durian Wheels

It’s hard to tell what’s good from bad in a market that is overly saturated with wheels. It seems like there is a wheel for everything, and it’s difficult to tell apart a gimmick from something that actually works well,… Continue Reading…

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Loaded Jehu v2 bearings

Bearings are the sort of item that don’t make that much of an impact on how your setup rides. However, a good set can make the difference. A good set will make life around skating that much easier and make… Continue Reading…

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Loaded Truncated Tesseract review

For years, the Loaded Tesseract has been one of the best all-around longboard decks in the game, and it’s easy to see why. It’s been under the feet of the best riders, and has been on a plethora of race,… Continue Reading…

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Loaded Race gloves review

Slide gloves are arguably the least important part of your longboard gear. But that said, a good pair can go a long way. The guys over at Loaded recently sent me a pair of their Leather Racer gloves to review,… Continue Reading…

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Orangatang kegel longboard wheel

Loaded and Orangatang products are in some ways prestigious within the longboarding community. It’s hard not to view their products with some form of respect. The Orangatang Kegel are wheels I have wanted to try for a long time now,… Continue Reading…

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Longboard and skateboard bearings pyramid

If you are looking to go as fast as possible and be the first one down the hill, getting the right bearings is critical. The right bearings will allow you to take your skating to the next level without holding… Continue Reading…

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I’m not gonna lie, downhill skating can be hard work, especially if you don’t know what you’re doing. It’s easy to end up doing the same thing over and over at sessions, without making any real progress. Unfortunately, that may… Continue Reading…

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Boxing day has come and gone without me receiving the gifts that I really wanted – or that would have been really useful. Though it is understandable because getting gifts for people can be a headache. Unless you’re some sort… Continue Reading…

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