Long Board

A longboard is a long board, the word says it already. It is a long board made out of a piece of wood, which is most of the time maple, bamboo or fiberglass that has wheels under it so you can ride it. It looks like a skateboard but it is usually longer and it has a different shape. Were as skateboards has always a symmetrical shape and two kicktails, a long board has different kinds of shapes and is has also different length. The shapes has all a name. Think about pintail, kicktail, drop thru, fish tail, drop down and many more. It is not always a long board. you have also short board longboards. Even shorter than a skateboard and they still call it a longboard due to its shape.

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A Long board comes in graphics or totally blank in natural or one color. When it has wheels and trucks under it and you call it a complete long board. You can choose to get only the deck or you can buy it complete so you can enjoy it right away.

You can pick a long board or actually longboard for a riding style. Some longboards are for freeriding or for cruising and others are for downhill and freestyle. It all depends what you want to do with it.

A long board is a great way to use around town, get some exercise, go from A to B on campus or as transportation to work.
A long board can be decorated with stickers or if you get a blank longboard you can paint it or color your design on it.

if you are new to longboarding, it might be helpful to check out the Longboard buyers guide 2015.
Check out a blank long board or look at the Bamboo Longboards.