Blue Sky Team Rider Reviews Fluid X

One of the fastest, cheapest, most noticible upgrades anyone can do for their set up, is to clean & lubricate their bearings. Cleaning bearings and not adding lube afterwards will destroy the bearings. To keep the bearings running smoothly despite dirt, moisture, and wear; a good lubricant is key. Eximius Fluid X is the best

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Longboarding Etiquette: Spot Courtesy

Ever since the dawn of skateboarding, trespassing has been a part of the game. Because of this, skateboarders have gotten a reputation of being less than law abiding citizens. Owners of private property and businesses would rather not have “this type” of person hanging around their property. Spot Courtesy can mitigate the chances of having

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How To: Stop Squeaky Longboard Bushings

Squeaky Longboard Bushings Swapping bushing is one of the fastest ways of improving your longboarding experience. For the most dialed in setup one should customize their bushings.  For example, the harder the bushing, the more stable the ride and the looser the bushing, the easier to carve. Once the right bushing has been found, a common

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How to Remove Griptape

Old Grip Tape

One of the fastest things anyone can do to quickly improve both the look and ride of their longboard is regripping their ride. We wrote this post to take the pain out of the process & show how to efficiently Remove Griptape. There are multiple ways of removing old grip tape from one’s deck, there

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Gnarnia 2013 Coverage

The Longboarding Club from The Ohio State University put on a rad event last weekend; a 15 mile push race through several different areas of central Ohio. Participants went through the woods on a bike trail right along the river, through urban areas of Columbus, and through part of a neighborhood. They were able to

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Eximius Bearing Lubricant Review

Eximius Bearing Lubricant Review A while back we conducted a simple contest asking fans of our Facebook page, to share the picture of Eximius Bearing lubricant. Richard Miller was randomly chosen, and sent a free pack of Eximius Bearing Lubricant. After some time of testing, he sent us a review of what he thought about

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Eximius Bearing Lube Review

We where ecstatic after receiving an Eximius Bearing Lube Review! Here is the review… Eximius fluid IV is one of the best bearing lubricants I’ve ever used before. Eximius fluid IV     I Simply took off the dust shields with a needle ,   cleaned them with acetone , and blasted the bearings with compressed

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A Word On Bearings

Bearings A Radial Bearing has many attributes which, in turn, translate to many performance ratings. Including: static radial load rating, dynamic radial load rating, static axial load rating, dynamic axial load rating, start torque rating, run torque rating, exterior geometrical tolerance rating, interior geometrical tolerance rating, vibration ratings, material ratings, lubrication types, and temperature rating

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