Are you stuck on stocking stuffer ideas for the skateboarder in your life? Maybe your particular skate rat just started skating. Or perhaps this ragtag rider just came into your life and you have no idea what’s useful, what’s cool and what’s totally lame. If you’re in need of gifts that are sure to delight any skater, we’ve got some big little winners in this post. Here’s SW’s top 10 list for that dirtbag, stunt-hungry, skate rat you’re shopping for.
After a couple weeks of skating Indy Blacks, I’m sold. These are hands-down some of the best bearings I’ve skated, if not the best. Not to mention the wallet-friendly pricing. I see myself skating Independent Black Bearings for some time to come. Read more to see the specs and get more details on their performance. Indy for life!
Has your roll slowed and you don’t know why? Got a squeaky mess down below and don’t know what to do? Well say goodbye to hard pushes with no rewards and forget that irritating noise that gets you vibed out at the park — you’re going to learn How To Clean Skateboard Bearings. Pick up a Bones Bearing Cleaning Unit and let’s get started!
Skate One Distribution is home to BONES Wheels, Powell-Peralta, Bones Bearings, Mini Logo and several other great skate brands. They’ve been responsible for the best bearings and highest performance urethane in skateboarding for decades running and we were excited to get an inside look at the facility. When we arrived, we were pleasantly greeted by our Skate One rep, Jamie Gathard, and our tour guide… George Powell himself!