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The 27 Best Gifts for Skateboarders

Written by Chris K | May 7, 2022 Skateboarders tend to have brand loyalty and stick to riding skateboards by specific brands or parts that they feel comfortable using, so how do you know the best gifts for skateboarders? It might be scary to buy skateboarding gifts if you aren’t sure what to get or don’t know anything about skateboarding …

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How Much Do Skateboards Cost? A Complete Breakdown

Written by Chris K | December 1, 2022 Skateboard prices can vary depending on the quality of parts, whether or not it is a brand name or a complete build. If you are building your skateboard, you can choose where you want to spend your money. With skateboards, you get what you pay for. Sure, you can get an entire …

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The 13 Best Longboards Under 100 Dollars

Written by Chris K Are you thinking of getting into longboarding and want to find the best inexpensive longboard to get started? If you don’t want to break the bank but still want an excellent longboard to cruise through town, let SkateboardWiz help you find the best longboards for under 100 dollars. Not all longboards are created equal. Some affordable …

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The 12 Best Cheap Skate Shoes in 2022

Written by Chris K Are you looking for the best cheap skate shoes? Shoes are crucial for skateboarding for performance, technical skateboarding, and impact absorption when doing gaps and stairs. The most important thing in finding cheap skate shoes is to find a durable shoe. Some skateboard shoes are built to last and will help you spend less money while …

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The 11 Best Grip Tape for Skateboards in 2022

Written by Chris K If you don’t want to go flying off of your skateboard, you will need to invest in quality grip tape. Grip tape is essential for skateboards, and not all grip tape is created equal. With so many different grip tape brands, it can be hard to pick the best one. Whether you are a beginner, a …

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The 10 Best Skateboard Hardware in 2022 (Tried & Tested)

Written by Chris K So, you are looking at getting new skateboard mounting hardware and are wondering if all skate hardware is the same? Nope!  The best skateboard hardware for your ride depends on the skateboard deck, how your skateboard performs, what type of riding you plan on doing, and other factors. From hardware that sits flush in your deck …

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The 10 Best Skateboard Wheels for Cruising in 2022 (Tried & Tested)

Written by Chris K If you want to get into cruising but are not interested in riding a longboard and want to stick to smaller cruisers, you will need to get the best skateboard wheels for cruising.  Getting the right wheels for your skateboarding style is essential as it will help your performance and keep you comfortable. Skateboard wheels have …

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The Best Electric Skateboard Under 500 in 2022

Written by Chris K Electric skateboards are incredibly fun, and owning one shouldn’t break the bank. Electric skateboards should be affordable so everyone can enjoy riding one. However, some electric skateboards can cost you up to $1000. Nowadays, there are plenty of budget-friendly electric skateboards on the market, but how can you be sure you are getting an inexpensive e-skateboard …

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The Best Longboard for Sliding in 2022

Written by Chris K Do you want to get into longboard sliding? Learning how to slide your longboard is insanely fun, and it’s a great skill to have. Learning to slide your longboard is enjoyable, but it helps you control the speed of your longboard, helps you drift around corners, and is also a safe way to stop your longboard. …

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The 9 Best Skateboard Pads in 2022

Written by Chris K  Skateboarding is awesome, but it is really easy to injure yourself if you aren’t wearing protection. If you don’t want scraped knees or broken bones, you will need a good set of skateboard pads. Skateboard Pads are essential for everyone, especially beginners learning to fall correctly. Skateboard pads keep you safe, but they also help you …