Is a longboard better for beginners?
Both longboards and skateboards are good for beginners, but from our research, we determined that a longboard is the ideal beginner board. Longboards are made for cruising, they are longer and give more stability when riding. … Longboards also have softer wheels than skateboards, which also allows them to cruise easier.
What size longboard should I get for my height?
Longboard Size Chart
|Longboard Style||Rider Height||Longboard Size|
|Downhill||Up to 5’10”||35-42″|
|Freeride & Freestyle||Up to 5’10”||38-42″|
Why are LongBoards so expensive?
Basically, there’s a reason quality longboards are expensive. They incorporate a lot of quality components into their designs. But while good quality longboards earn their price points, they are definitely pricey – more expensive than quality skateboards by almost two-fold.
What’s better a longboard or skateboard?
For faster and smoother rides, the wheels of a longboard are large and soft. Skateboards have smaller and harder wheels to make it easier to shred rails, ledges, and gaps. If you plan to just cruise on your board, softer wheels give a smoother and more coordinated ride.
Why does my longboard wobble at high speeds?
CJ: For starters, speed wobs can be caused by a number of different reasons. A common one being loose trucks. Loose trucks can give you too much turning ability, making your set up hyper-responsive for any speed over 10-20mph. If you’re going faster than that, then you just might want to tighten your trucks.