Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesTruck review

Paris trucks are the Toyotas of the longboard world – strong, reliable, and affordable. The V1 and V2 trucks were popular options, but is the V3 any better? Let’s find out in my review. Specs Baseplate angles: 50°, 43° Width:… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesBushings

The Hardcore barrel bushings are the most unique on the market – pretty much nothing else is made with the same technology (bonded insert technology). But are they good, or is this just another ploy to get you to spend… Continue Reading…

Precision trucksTruck review

On paper, the Aera P2 are certainly basic. They don’t have a complicated design and seem pretty straightforward. But does this mean a basic performance in practice? No. These trucks are very good. Find out more below. Specs Baseplate angles:… Continue Reading…

Wheel review

This is a review of the Remember Collective Savannah Slammas. These are great, affordable longboard wheels for both advanced and casual riders. Specs Diameter: 70mm Contact Patch: 47mm Durometer: 74a, 76a, 78A, 80a Lip Profile: Square Surface: Skin Core Placement:… Continue Reading…

Truck review

Aera RF-1 are the most unique feeling truck on the market. They feel incredibly playful underfoot, feel amazing for carving around, but are also good for big stand-up slides. If you want to find out more about them, check out… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesDeck review

The Rocket Micro is Rocket and Ian Freire’s slalom downhill board offering to the world. Is it something special or a re-hash of what is becoming a popular formula? Find out more about this board below. Specs Length: 30.5” /… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesSkills to bomb hills

This guide is on how to toeside predrift. Also known as the backside predrift, this is a key skill for downhill skateboard racing and is extremely useful for open road riding. This guide is part of the downhill skill progression… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesSkills to bomb hills

This is a short guide on skateboard and longboard bushings. I give you a quick overview of what does what so you can have a better understanding of what’s under your skateboard. Skateboard and longboard bushings explained What are bushings?… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners Guides

This guide is on how to heelside predrift. Also known as the frontside predrift, this is a key skill for downhill skateboard racing and useful for general downhill riding. This guide is part of the downhill skill progression guide. Check… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesPrecision trucksTruck review

Today’s review is on the Voxter MK3 precision downhill trucks. With a design that stands them apart from normal RKP trucks, these trucks are certainly different. But is this fresh design worth the $429 sticker price? Or is a more… Continue Reading…

Comet Discount code

Use the code – “Downhill254” for 5% off on cometskateboards.com

Affiliate Disclosure

Downhill254 is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com


Downhill254 is a participant in the Stoked Ride Shop Affiliates Program. Downhill254 earns advertising fees by advertising and linking to Stokedrideshop.com


Downhill254 is a participant in the Fireball skate co Affiliate Program. Downhill254 earns advertising fees by linking to Fireball.


Downhill254 is a participant in the Comet skateboards Affiliate Program. Downhill254 earns advertising fees by linking to Comet.

Social links