How to Choose Good Longboard Trucks
Do longboards need special trucks?
Every longboard requires two trucks, which can be measured by hanger width or axle width. Although their purpose is similar, longboard trucks are extremely different than standard skateboard trucks.
What trucks are good for cruisers?
We generally recommend the standard style trucks for cruising board with kicktails since it allows for nice sharp response from the use of the tail.
- Paris 149mm Matte Black Street Skateboard Truck. …
- Paris 129mm Raw Traditional Kingpin Skateboard Truck with Baseplate imperfection.
Why do Longboards have the trucks backwards?
A: Reverse-kingpin trucks are named so because the kingpin is located on the opposite side of the axle from traditional skateboard trucks. In terms of performance, the geometry of reverse-kingpin trucks allows them to turn much more efficiently than traditional trucks making them better for carving and quick turning.
Can you use regular trucks on a cruiser?
Standard trucks can be used both for cruising and tricks but don’t carve like reverse kingpin trucks. This doesn’t mean they are bad for cruising, most complete cruisers come with standard trucks and offer a great cruising experience.
Are 60mm wheels good for cruising?
Fireball Tinder 60mm – 81A
They roll fast, absorb vibrations, and are great for sliding on slick surfaces. great for cruising, freeride, dancing, and a couple of tricks if you’re skilled enough. I do recommend harder wheels for tricks though.
How loose should my trucks be for dancing?
The trucks should be as loose as you feel comfortable when you’re first starting out. Be sure not to compress the bushings when adjusting your trucks. Once you’re comfortable with your board, loosen your trucks up a hair so that they feel slightly uncomfortable.
What kind of longboard should I dance with?
The following are 7 of the best dancing longboards on the market :
|Top dancing longboards||Size||Price|
|1. Loaded Bhangra||48.5″ x 9.5″ (WB 32.75″)||$398|
|2. Loaded Tarab||47″ x 9.5″ (WB 32.25″)||$426|
|3. Landyachtz Stratus||45.5″ x 9.25″ (WB 29.5″)||$230|
|4. Bustin Daensu||45″ x 8.9″ (WB 31.7″)||Amazon|