Cruiser boards usually vary in shape from traditional street boards and can vary widely in width, but generally are shorter than about 34 inches. Cruiser completes come with softer wheels, too. Softer wheels are an easier ride. Cruiser boards are generally not for doing tricks. They're transportation like longboards, but don't have the uncool factor that longboards got stuck with from the street skaters.
We've been skating for a long time here at The Boardr, so we find it hard to believe that some kids don't even realize shapes are old school, not a new thing started by Welcome Skateboards. Crazy shapes came first, then evolved to the classic popsicle stick, and now we're all in love with shapes again like a high school reunion.
Do you remember when fitted hats and six panels got knocked off everyone's heads by the big five panel trend a few years ago? I think it was the early days of Odd Future and Tyler that really helped kick off the change in domepiece attire. These days, five panel hats still run strong.
If you're new to skateboarding, bearings are what goes inside your wheels to make them roll. Rolling obviously is important in skateboarding, so bearing choices take some thought. We've got the low price to the high end here for you.
Those lowly nuts and bolts, aka Hardware, have had quite a decorated history in skateboarding. Some of the biggest companies in the industry started out as hardware and now have their owners flying to the skateboard shindig in private jets.
Santa Cruz and their parent company NHS recently celebrated their 40th Anniversary of making top quality skateboards. 40???!! Wow, skateboarding isn't even that much older than that. They've seen wheels, boards, and skateboard fashion trends go from big to tall to small to it all. Their recent collaboration with Star Wars got everyone hyped. Congrats on 40 years, NHS and thanks for being down to have Santa Cruz stuff in The Boardr Store.
Skateboarders wear out different parts of the board at different paces, the wooden deck part of the skateboard itself generally being the most often replaced. Replace your wood here with cruisers to street boards to longboards.