What Size Skateboard Do I Need?

So you’ve made the distinction between a shortboard, cruiser, old school, and longboard. Awesome! Now what?   The width you need depends on your height, shoe size, skating style, and personal preferences. Length and wheelbase are essential, but width is the most important part of choosing a skateboard deck. The general idea is this: wide…

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SurfSkate Skateboards In Stock Now

It’s been a hot minute since we’ve actually seen skateboarding change due to technology.  Sure, we’ve seen Impact and P2 technology become a reality in a number of decks, and yes, we have to admit that there is a change in feel and pop.  However, we haven’t seen a change in design so much that…

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Skateboard Decks: Styles and Features

The skateboard deck is the actual board that you stand on, and they come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and weights depending on what you plan to do with your skateboard. (Our last post differentiated between long and short boards – check it out if you’re still unsure.)   Before getting into the technicalities…

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Skateboards: Getting Started

We get pretty excited at the sheer thought of someone getting on a skateboard for the very first time. We remember what it’s like to stare at different parts and accessories wondering what we needed, and the rush we felt buying a skateboard for the first time. How do you even begin making selections? There…

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Santa Cruz x Star Wars Collection

The force is strong with Santa Cruz Skateboards.  For the first time in history, Santa Cruz has teamed up with Lucasfilm to provide skaters and Star Wars collectors around the world with a Star Wars collaboration series.  Santa Cruz is know for some of the most iconic graphics in skateboarding history, so these decks and…

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Fix A Broken Kingpin

If you’ve fallen victim to a weak or old kingpin, you may have noticed your truck breaking into two parts recently.  If you’re wondering if it’s possible to continue to use them, you’ve come to the right place!  If you uninstall the halved truck from your skateboard, we’re betting that you’ll find the bottom half…

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How To Clean Your Bearings

Due to the recent terrible weather we’ve been dealt with this winter season, we thought it would be a good idea to remind you guys on how to properly clean your bearings.  When we skateboard outside or in a dusty skate park, we tend to expose our bearings to all types of dirt, dust and…

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