Skateboard Description Trucks
Skateboards are normally are made of 7-9 ply maple wood, the less wood the lighter but less sturdy. When chising a skateboard it is important to consider your weight to choose a type of skateboard. The dimensions of a skateboard are nomally around 7 inches in width and 30-33 inches in height they include convex angles behind both the tail and nose.
Wheels come in a few different types depending on what types of skating you will be doing There a soft and hard wheels Softer wheels grip the ground better, but get torn up or develop flatspots fast. Harder wheels last longer, but don't grip. Longboards often have very soft wheels, where street skaters usually want harder wheels. Bearings fit all wheels most bearings are the industrial standard of 8mm.
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