Consider the 4 tips below to ensure you buy the perfect board.
Don't be afraid of change; and we all know how fast our tastes tend to do just that! We offer free fittings and repairs to all the boards we sell; and luckily, all the parts are interchangeable and completely universal! If you aren't so keen on getting your hands dirty, come see us at our Cleethorpes store to get any parts fitted for you.
Generally speaking, the bigger the board is - the more stable it will ride. However, bigger boards will come with a little more weight; which is useful for downhill riding. However for speed demons cruising on flat surfaces predominantly, the lighter boards will move faster!
MAKE IT YOURS
Once you've decided on a style, you can make it your own. It's a common thing for a beginner to say "the board doesn't turn easily enough" or something along those lines. The ride of each longboard can be adjusted easily with any skate-tool (or by one of our staff at our Cleethorpes store.
IT BETTER BE PRETTY
If the other 3 tips have been considered, simply set yourself a budget and pick the one you like the look of the most. 9/10, longboarders are just wanting to ride to cruise. If you aren't hill bombing or doing any fancy-pants footwork, they'll all ride just fine!