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Old     (cougarfan83)      Join Date: Sep 2011       05-28-2013, 9:59 PM Reply   
Skateboard. I've never been a skater, but I love to wakeboard and snowboard, so why not?

Any recommendations? Not looking to go crazy down hill. Just looking for a good cruiser. Thx!
Old     (simplej)      Join Date: Sep 2011       05-29-2013, 3:07 AM Reply   
I have an arbor drop thru that's a bit stiffer ride so it's more stable that I really enjoy, it was fun for bombing the parking garage at school! If you're just looking to cruise go with something a touch stiffer, it will be easier on you if you don't know how to skate.
Old     (bcrider)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-29-2013, 9:03 AM Reply   
I have a landyachtz board. The one I have has a really bouncy top and is made for cruising.....similar to this. . Not sure if you can get landyachtz in the US though as they are Canadian made. Otherwise Sector 9 is probably the most popular brand. Side note: I always find it funny because my buddies and I longboarded back in the late 90's early 2000's before anyone else around really did.....where I live anyway. Now that's all you see kids with.
Old     (wazzy)      Join Date: Nov 2001       05-29-2013, 9:50 AM Reply   
might I suggest DUBS ..... ... Made in Wisco..... Love mine
Old     (behindtheboat)      Join Date: Aug 2006       05-29-2013, 3:09 PM Reply   
Landyachtz. Yes, you can get them in the U.S. IMO, a complete from Landyachts is worth the money and better than anything I've personally ridden.

Recommend soft wheels for the cruising, less noise, smoother ride, and takes rougher roads better. I like the Bamboo Stout
Old     (baska)      Join Date: Oct 2012       05-29-2013, 3:30 PM Reply   
Try Loaded Longboards. Made in Cali. I have a Tan Tien for two years now and I recommend this deck. Flexy, responsive, nice concave and overall super fun to ride.
Old     (cougarfan83)      Join Date: Sep 2011       05-30-2013, 3:05 AM Reply   
Thanks for all the recs you guys. Helpful indeed.
Old     (VinnyA)      Join Date: Aug 2011       05-30-2013, 5:37 AM Reply   
I have a comet grease shark and a loaded tan tien that I use frequently. I also recommend loaded. I've had a tan tien for 4 years now and while I love it, I wish the standing platform was just a little longer so I could ride with the same stance that I use when I snowboard/wakeboard.
Luckily loaded came out with basically that just over a year ago -> called a dervish sama.

Can't go wrong with Paris 180cm Trucks/Bones Reds Bearings and Orangatang 80a Wheels. Try the stimulus wheels if you want to learn how to slide, try the inheats if you want to carve harder/go faster.


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