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Complete your skateboard with hardware & accessories

You’ve found the perfect skateboard deck, skate truck, and wheels. Now all you need to do is assemble your board. Here’s what you’ll need to start rolling: Bearings Bearings vary quite a bit in quality, but not in size. You don’t want to compromise the quality of your skateboard with cheap bearings. The more expensive…

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Skateboard trucks: What size do you need?

When choosing a skateboard truck, you want to consider width and height. Width Your skateboard truck should match your deck in size. Skateboard deck sizes vary from 7.45 to 8.5 inches in street skating. Measure the body of the truck to get the info you need to determine if it will fit your deck. –…

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Skateboard wheels: Roll with the right ones

The right skateboard wheels can be the difference between a smooth right and a wipe out. Where and how you skate will determine what kind of wheels you need. Here’s are some of the terms you’ll see when you’re shopping for wheels, what they mean for your ride, and how to make the right selection…

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Skateboard decks: Tips for choosing the right one for you

There’s a lot more to choosing a skateboard deck than graphics. You’ll also want to consider length and width.  Check out the post on the basics of different board types for more info on how to decide on the right length for your deck. Shape Symmetrical: If want to kick-flip the board around under your…

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Choosing a preassembled complete skateboard

Preassembled complete skateboards are great for novice skaters who want a board with all the right parts. They’re also great for the skate-masters who know precisely what they want, since many completes are built with components from top skateboard brands. There are different types of skateboards for different types of riding. Here’s a rundown on…

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