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How to Put Trucks on a Skateboard

There are skateboarding trucks that are suitable for a wider variety of tricks and styles. There are some trucks out there that will work well for technical slides, or cruising down the street. But others can be challenging to use and only a select few will actually help you progress as a skater.  If you’re ready to take your skating to the next level but don’t know where to start, then this article is for you. These tips will show you how you can put trucks on a skateboard, so it’s time to get rolling. How to Put Trucks on…

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How to Slow Down on a Skateboard

When you’re skating fast, it can be difficult to keep your balance and control your speed. To maintain a slow pace, you need to stop and think about where you are going and how to get there. Keep reading for some helpful tips on how to slow down on a skateboard. How to Slow Down on a Skateboard? If you’re skating fast and find it difficult to keep your balance or control your speed, you can slow down by following these tips:  Skate in Short Bursts. When you skate in short bursts, it’s easier to control your speed. You can…

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How to Push on a Skateboard

If you’ve ever been to a skate park, then you know that pushing is one of the most important skills you can learn as a skater. With many different push tricks and moves, pushing is one of the most fun aspects of skating.  To get the most out of your skating experience and develop your pushing skills, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind. Pushing on a skateboard requires balance, coordination, and strength in both your arms and legs. Getting good at pushing means being patient with yourself. Learning how to push takes time and…

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How to Manual Skateboard

To ride a skateboard, you will need a lot of balance and coordination. Manual skating requires a lot of balance and coordination. If you are new to skateboarding, it will take time for you to learn the ropes. However, once you get the hang of it, on-skate learning becomes easy.  With time, consistency, and practice, you will be able to manual skate without any problem. It’s just like any other sport that involves practice and dedication. If you’re interested in learning how to get started with this style of skating then we’ve got all the information you need right here.…

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How to Clean a Skateboard

Skateboarding is an exciting sport, but it’s also a dirty one. If you’re like most skaters, chances are you don’t even give your deck a second thought after every session. However, the accumulation of dust, dirt and other debris that builds up over time can have an adverse effect on your board if you fail to take care of it properly.  Fortunately, cleaning your skateboard isn’t too difficult. In this article, we’ll go through everything you need to know about how to clean a skateboard so it stays in tip-top shape for as long as possible. How to Clean a…

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How to Build a Skateboard

Do you want to learn how to build a skateboard? Or maybe you just have an idea for modifying your current model and need some tips on where to start. Building a skateboard is not as difficult as it seems; once you know what tools and resources are available, it’s fairly simple to get the job done.  In this article, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know before starting on your first project. How to Build a Skateboard? There are three main parts to a skateboard: the deck, the trucks, and the wheels. The deck is the flat…

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How to Balance on a Skateboard

Skateboarding is a great way to get your friends together, burn some energy, and have some fun at the same time. It can also be a challenging sport if you’re not careful. The right balance and coordination are essential to stay on the board, avoid falls and execute tricks with ease. Balance is something that we unconsciously develop through our childhood, so it’s important to practice balance from an early age.  Practice balance drills whenever you get the chance, whether it’s alone or with friends. The more balance challenges you attempt, the better you will become at balancing on a…

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How to Put Wheels on a Skateboard

Even though skateboarding has been around for more than half a century, it hasn’t always been as mainstream as it is today. In fact, the sport was only invented in the middle of the last century. Before then, skaters would improvise by rolling downhill on flat surfaces or hills.  Skateboarding evolved from this and became its own subculture with its own specific language, apparel, accouterments, and customs. If you want to learn how to put wheels on a skateboard, check out this article. How to Put wheels on a Skateboard? Follow these steps to attach the wheels to your skateboard: …

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How to Tighten Skateboard Trucks

Tightening your skateboard trucks is probably the single most important step in maintaining your skateboard. The truck is where your wheels securely attach to the skateboard, and it’s also a key pivot point. When your trucks are loose, they tend to wiggle as you ride. This can cause instability and even lead to loss of control if you’re skating downhill or trying to turn.  Loose trucks can also cause rubbing against the underside of your deck, which leads to chafing and eventual degrading of deck material over time. If you’ve never tightened your skateboard trucks before, then buckle up and…

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How to Make Skateboard Ramps

Ramps are one of the most common ways for skaters to get their board from one location to another, and with a little bit of know-how, even amateurs can make their own ramps at home.  Skate ramps don’t need much space or any special tools other than some wood and screws, so they’re an excellent project for city dwellers who want to add some green space or for people who want to create something useful with old pallets instead of throwing them away. In this article, we’ll show you how to make a skateboard ramp. How to Make Skateboard Ramps?…