As a beginner or even an experienced skateboarder who want to switch to the field of longboarding, you might find it overwhelmed because of all the information that requires your attention.
What deck sizes or truck sizes should you choose? How do they affect your skating experiences? All your questions will be answered in the articles below.
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It’s the ultimate guide that you’ll ever need to get yourself the right longboard.
Longboard deck sizes explained
Generally speaking, when talking about longboard deck sizes, there are a few factors that need your attention. The length, which is the measure of the deck from front to back. The width, which the measure of the deck between the two rears. Finally, it’s the thickness and shape, which have large impacts on how your board performs and which skating styles they are more suitable for.
Here we’ll be going through all the important elements on a longboard and provide you simple explanations on whether they’re good for you.
Longboards are usually quite long compared to skateboards. They also come in many different lengths, but most of the time, a longboard is still relatively longer compared to skateboards.