Longboarding Guide

Are drop down longboards good for cruising?

Drop down longboards are usually recommended for beginners. Because of this, these types of longboards are for people learning how to lean, slide, weave, and even cruise.

Specifically, drop down longboards are designed for downhill racing. They are capable of reaching high speed fast and are very stable to stand on.

Let’s have a closer look at this type of board and see how they can make your riding experience more fun

What is A Drop Down Longboard?

What is a longboard

It’s very simple to understand. In a way, you can think of a drop down longboard like a valley.

There are two drop-downs on each end of the deck. This design provides riders with a lower center of gravity.

WIth their feet lower to the ground, riders can easily control their boards and ride more confidently.

This is one of the most unique features of a drop down longboard. This is why you often see many people recommend this type for starters.

It’s super easy to ride and even great for kids.

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