Which is better: skateboard, longboard or cruiser?

There is no such thing as one option better than the other. You can choose between skateboard, longboard, and cruiser based on your personal preference.

Skateboards First, skateboards. They are bent on both sides They usually have 7-9 inches width and 30-32 inches lengths. They are not used for moving from one place to another. ABEC is a scale that measures the ball bearing capacity of the wheels. The skateboards use ABEC 5 bearing. It’s very helpful to twist and turn the board according to our need. ABEC 5 bearings are used to perform tricks and stunts and not suitable for distance traveling as they are more fragile than the other two types of boards discussed here. You can prefer the skateboards if you are interested in performing tricks and stunts as this is most important ever.

Skateboarding requires a precise control of your weight and balance. When skating, you are very much prone to ankle injuries. Therefore if you are interested in buying skateboards, I would recommend buying the skate shoes along with it(more information at: Skate Gears.com) . Date shoes consist of multiple layers that are very helpful in ensuring balance when you ride or perform stunts. They are necessary to ensure padding when you land, and they are very strong and heavy compared to another type of sports shoes.

Longboard Secondly, the longboard. They have a very long deck, and it can be preferred, for long distance traveling. The longboard consist of a longer wheelbase which assures speed and the bigger deck ensures a better balance. They are better options if you often want to ride near mountains and hills. The length of the longboards usually ranges from 32-60 inches in length. The longboard users often sustain major injuries while they are going downhill, therefore if you are new to this, make sure you have enough training and equipment to support your ride.

Cruiser: And finally, the cruisers which bent only on one of it sides. They are considered as a compact option with soft wheels for the purpose of better grip. The wheels are also small, and the stiff grip helps you with the cruising. Cruiser is a hybrid of both types of boards discussed above. They are the most popular mode of travel among these three because you can use it with ease in the city traffic. They are extremely durable, and they use ABEC 7 or 9 types of bearings to assure you best possible ride in the city traffic. The cruisers are slightly shorter than the Skateboards. They are usually 27-31 inches length and 7-9 width. They are extremely easy to control compared to the other boards.

These three boards are completely different from one another as they serve a different purpose. Before making a buying decision make sure you understand the need to buy it. If you are looking to perform stunts consider skateboard, if you are looking to ride on hill areas, you can consider the longboard, and you can consider cruisers if you live in a city with a very high traffic.


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