How to Ride An Off Road Skateboard

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One of the main advantages of learning how to ride an off road skateboard is how much of the world it opens up to you. With this kind of skateboard, you can do much more than ride on paved roads and skate parks. You can now choose a spot on a map, and there’s a … Read more

6 Essential Motorized Mountain Board Maintenance Tips

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A motorized mountain board is different from a traditional skateboard. Think of your motorized mountain board as you would a car or an electric scooter; it needs mechanical servicing regularly to keep it running smoothly. Give it deep servicing periodically and something as simple as an oil change regularly. The details of maintenance will vary, … Read more

How Dangerous Is Off Road Skating?

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Off-road skating and mountainboarding have both gotten popular over the last decade. As expected, some people look for ways to make it even more extreme whenever something becomes popular. That is exactly what happened to skating. Today, what was once a preserve of an asphalt road is now dominating the offroad industry. Mountain boards, off-road … Read more

Electric Longboard Maintenance: How To Care For Your Board

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Electric longboards are increasingly popular because they are more practical and have a higher max speed than analog boards, especially over longer distances. This automation, however, also comes with added sensitivity and service and maintenance demands. We looked at some of the leading electric longboard makers to estimate the limits of their toughest products. We … Read more

Downhill Longboarding Guide: 6 Tips for Downhill Skating

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According to Guinness World Records, the fastest skateboard speed in a standing position ever recorded was 91.17 mph. It happened at L’Ultime Descente, a gravity sports event. The gravity event technically qualifies as downhill longboarding, where a rider can achieve an extremely high speed. When on a downhill longboard, you can achieve higher speeds than … Read more

How to Ride a Gas Powered Off Road Skateboard

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Gas powered off road skateboards were introduced in 1975 and have become synonymous with riders looking for that extra adrenaline rush you get with higher speed. Much like regular off-road skateboards, riding a gas-powered off-road skateboard has rules. You have to pay close attention to the basics as well as safety. If you are in … Read more

How to Install Mountain Board Suspension Trucks

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Here is our in-depth guide on how to install mountain board suspension trucks. We should start by differentiating the different types of trucks and where they are relevant so that our thoughts on installation make sense. The geometry of the trucks affects how the mountainboard turns and different trucks are applied differently to achieve diverse … Read more

How to Replace Bearings on a Mountain Board

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Learning how to replace bearings on a mountain board should be at the forefront of your mind. It’s about as important as learning how to ride your mountain board safely. Luckily, replacing mountain board bearings isn’t as tricky as learning some of those death-defying mountain board riding tricks. We take a quick look at six … Read more

How To Clean All-Terrain Boards in 6 Easy Steps

Terrain Boards Maintenance and Cleaning

Unlike a street board that coasts on a paved road, an all-terrain board travels on dirt roads and uneven terrain, accumulating dirt and debris that, if left unchecked, will adversely affect the performance of the board and increase the risk levels every time you ride. Every rider needs to know how to effectively clean their … Read more

How to Prevent Mountainboarding Injuries

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Did you know there are approximately 176 skateboard or mountainboarding injuries in the United States alone every day? These are numbers based on a two-decade-long study that looked into how many emergency room visits were related to skateboarding and mountainboarding. It came out to roughly 64,500 injuries each year. Mountainboarding and skateboarding injuries are causes … Read more

The History of Dirt Boarding – How It All Started

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Dirt boarding, also known as mountain boarding, is an idea that borrows heavily from one that already existed before it: snowboarding. The idea came about mostly because snowboarders around the globe got bored during summertime. For an avid snowboarder, summertime can mean six months of nothing but boredom as they wait for the return of … Read more

Mountain Boards for Kids – Everything You Need to Know

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Mountain boarding is a lot like skateboarding. The only differences are that mountain boards are much bigger, have foot wraps, and are typically ridden on rougher terrain. That’s one of the main reasons mountain boarding is also referred to as grass boarding; you will most likely be riding down the side of a grass-covered hill … Read more

What Is Mountain Kiteboarding?

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The thing about people who love speed is that they try to use their surroundings to harness that speed wherever they may be. This is as true with landboarding as it is with mountain kiteboarding and pretty much any other sport that requires rapid motion for that adrenaline rush to kick into play. If you … Read more

5 Tips To Get Started With All Terrain Longboards

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All-terrain longboarding can be fun. However, like with every other motor skill, you need to learn the basics before you can truly enjoy all that the sport has to offer. Thankfully, getting started with longboarding isn’t all that difficult, and neither does it have to be a daunting challenge. The problem with some beginners is … Read more

What Is Mountain Boarding?

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New to the sport? Wondering… “What is mountain boarding?“ Mountain boarding is an extreme sport that allows people to “ride” diverse terrains. The outdoor activity is similar to surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding. But – there’s no need for killer waves, black diamond slopes or concrete to test your boarding skills. What was once thought of … Read more