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Guidelines on Buying Skateboard

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Skateboards come in a number of sizes, shapes, and thickness and so on. It’s better to stay away from the long skate boards if you are just a beginner. Before you step one on of them, you should do some research on what kind of skateboard will suite you the most. 

Build yourself or buy a new one

Once you decide which type of skateboard you want to ride on, next thing in the list is getting the desired board. You have two options to choose from. Either you can go to an online store or a local retailer and buy the board or you can assemble one by yourself. Experienced skaters prefer to build their own skate boards as for they have the knowledge of various things that would have an effect on the skateboard like aerodynamics, shape, weigh, size, edges and so on. For the novice users or beginners, it is suggested to stick to the readymade ones.

Design of the decks

Skateboards are considered a style symbol among many. If you have some special tricks up your sleeves then you may also want to flaunt them in with the help of attractive designs of skateboards. However you should keep in minds that those printed and uniquely designed skateboards may gig a deep hole in your pocket. Sometime they can be priced at double than the ones without a design. So if you like to flaunt and have enough money to spend, go for the designer ones. Otherwise the designs don’t make any difference to your skating whatsoever.