Skate and Longboard

Skateboarding on a skate- or longboard takes a number of parts:

Truck schematics, courtesy of Salty Peaks

Replacing Bushings

Bushings are probably the first thing to replace after some wear and tear (Verschlei├č). There are three bushings:

Replacing Bearings

When the board becomes slow to roll, it is time to replace the bearings inside the wheels.

Bearing schematics, courtesy of Two Bare Feet

Manufacturing precision (ABEC) ratings play only a minor role, as of 2020 ABEC-7 should be the minimum but does not guarantee good rolling either. Sizes seem to be standardized.



That was only a small journey! I hope you enjoyed it and know what kind of parts to replace now. Have a good day!

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