Are Santa Cruz decks good?
Santa Cruz complete skateboards are pretty decent. What I like about this complete are the forgiving wheels, the ‘pop’ of the deck, and the medium-hard bushings. They are great for learning how to ride because of the 95A OJ wheels, not too soft, not too hard, perfect for beginners.
Are 8.5 decks good?
If you wear shoes 9.5 or larger, we recommend getting a deck between 8.0 and 8.5 inches. In general, skaters who like flip tricks, manuals, ledges, flat bars and technical tricks usually prefer boards on the narrower side of the spectrum (7.75 – 8.25 inches).
Who makes Santa Cruz decks?
The Santa Cruz Skateboards brand, distributed by NHS, is the oldest continuous skateboard company in the world, founded by Richard Novak, Doug Haut, and Jay Shuirman.
What is a cruiser skateboard?
A cruiser board is the best type of skateboard to use for cruising short distances. Longer than a standard skateboard but shorter than a longboard, cruiser boards are easily maneuverable mid-length boards designed for cruising streets. Longboards are an excellent choice for a long, comfortable ride.
Is 8.25 too big for street?
7.50″ to 8.00″: Medium deck width for teen or adult riders skating street terrain or doing more technical tricks. 8.00″ to 8.50″: Ideal for various street and transition terrain. Parks, pools, rails, stairs. 8.50″ and up: Wider decks great for transition skating, bigger street tricks, pools, or just cruising.
What axle with is for a 8.25 deck?
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|Deck Size||truck Size||Wheel Size|
|8.0||7.75 – 8.25 Axles||50 – 54 mm|
|8.125||8.0 – 8.25 AXLES||50 – 54 mm|
|8.25||8.0 – 8.5 axles||52 – 55 mm|
|8.375||8.25 – 8.5 axles||52 – 55 mm|
Can you use 139 trucks on a 8.25 deck?
The 139s have a 137 millimeter hanger with an 8 inch axle. This size is built specifically to fit with boards between the 7.75 and 8.25 inch width range.