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Best Longboard Skateboards

Oh boy, it’s summer and heat the is on. No swells and weak waves, but you still want to go cruising?
– Well, go on and grab your longboard, unless you don’t want to lose your touch of gliding.

If you are not a hardcore skater to hit the bowls and prefer to skate on flat grounds, this article might give you some advice. The longboard skateboard is an essential item every surfer should have. Even if you are an old-school skater and might even prefer skateboarding over surfing, you still need to have a longboard.

Best longboard skateboards on Amazon


MINORITY Downhill Longboard

This funky downhill longboard by Minority skateboard is made of maple wood. Due to the 40-inch length and low gravity, it is well suited to cruise down the hill or streets on any speeds. The maple will give you a solid bend and a groovy feel.

DECK

What do I mean by groovy? Well, It is super strong 8-ply cold pressed maple, 40-inches tall and 10 inches wide will give you plenty of comfort and control. The wheelbase is 37-inches tall, as tall as you can wish for.

TRUCKS

Aluminum 7-inch reverse kingpins, adjustable from 45-50 degrees, depending on which setting you prefer to customize your cruise control.

WHEELS

70x51mm 78A PU Wheels on ABEC9 Precision bearings for the extra smooth ride.

DESIGN

Strikingly vintage to avant-garde look, something for everyone

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QUEST – The Super Cruiser longboard

Surfboard style longboard by Quest. Looks classical, performs like a longboard should and has got a solid style under the bottom.

DECK

Super Flex 7py Bamboo and Hardwood Maple Deck 44 inches tall

TRUCKS

Rugged yet lightweight 7-inch Aluminium trucks. Reverse Kingpin configuration is something categories as High-Performance components.

WHEELS

70x51mm 80A PU Wheels. Anti Wheel-Grab Wells on extreme turns.

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SANTA CRUZ Lion God Rasta Longboard

Ya-man! This real chilled rasta style Santa Cruz longboard is a true companion for some serious liquid longboarding sessions.

DECK
9-ply Maple wood
40-inches tall, 10-inches
Drop down low rider

TRUCKS

Road Rider 180

WHEELS

OJ Thunder Juice 75mm/78a

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Magneto Bamboo Longboard

longboard reviewOriginal woody-style Magneto longboard will guide you through tight turns and feels free ridden by a more technical rider.

DECK

Made of Bamboo, 38.5-Inches tall and 9-Inches wide. Flexible yet durable.Medium soft flex.

TRUCKS

Features a drop through truck design for a lower center of gravity and a smoother ride. 7-inch aluminum SHR Medium Stiffness.

WHEELS

70mm x 53mm High Rebound Urethane. 78A Shore hardness

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There you go. Make sure the longboard skateboard is adjusted well to your preferences so you could enjoy the groovy ride on the pavements. Another great reason to ride a longboard is the same reason to be a boardrider – It helps your body to get better at coordination and through that.

Hopefully, the surf will pick up soon so you could paddle in and trade in the longboard for a surfboard!

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