Oh boy, it’s summer and heat the is on. Sun is shining and the seagulls patrolling. No swells and weak waves, but you still want to go cruising.
-Well, go 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 rather prefer to skate on flat grounds, this article might give you some advice. Longboard skateboard is something of an essential 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. There will always come an occasion where you need to go cruising with your “not-as skater friends”.

Best longboard skateboards on Amazon


MINORITY Downhill Longboard

This funky downhill longboard by Minority 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 looks, 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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Rimable longboard

Emerald green Rimable longboard is cruisy inside-out, just look at that gem!

DECK

longboard skateboard article42-inches long, 9.5-inches wide. Designed with slight concave that’s great for speed and comfortable foothold. Made out 9-Ply full maple laminated deck with brightly dyed wood. Topped with OS 780 GripTape for a steady stand.

TRUCKS

7-Inches Aluminium. Rather low for extra stability.

WHEELS

70mm x 51mm 78A PU wheels by Rumble longboard wheels are standard for cruising on various surfaces

ARTWORKS

Heaps of choices to choose from, take a look at the link below


Karnage Drop Down Cruiser Longboard

Stable lowrider longboard has a feel as wavey as the artwork on the bottom.

DECK
Canadian Maple wood, 41-Inches Tall, 9-Inches Wide drop down design for a stable ride and easy to push. It’s got the cutout shape in order to get the maximum wheel clearance and minimize the risk of wheel bite.

WHEELS

70mm x 51xx Branded Wheels with ABEC7 Bearings. A great combination for downhill and street cruising.

ARTWORK

Purple-light with purple wheels or cyan light with cyan wheels.

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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 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 and style of riding so you could enjoy the ride on the roads. 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, you learn more about how to control your body.

Related: 23 Benefits of surfing

Hopefully, the surf will pick up soon so you could paddle in.