1. The applicable areas are different.
Skateboarding is mainly used for urban surfing, downhill competitions, obstacle races, drifting or board dancing. The long board is mainly suitable for linear movement on flat ground.
2. Different production materials
Longboards are mostly made of maple and bamboo wood. With more requirements for board performance, longboards have begun to add some composite materials, such as glass fiber or carbon fiber, and even use pure alloys. Sandpaper is usually attached to the surface of the board to prevent slipping and injury to the user.
The skateboard is mainly made of board surface, sandpaper, bracket, PU, ??wheels, bridge end nuts, bridge nails, cushions, bearings, etc.
3. Different precautions
The ankle is swollen and painful at the beginning of using the long board, and the knee will be painful. Those who have not learned the magical foot brake skills cannot go on the road. Don’t practice boarding in crowded places, because you can easily hurt people if you lose your feet. The wheels need to run in before they can be used better, and the skateboard needs to use a lock nut to adjust the elasticity of the cushion according to your own use.
Pay attention to waterproofing, try not to let the skateboard get wet, and don’t slide on wet or rough roads. Beginners need to slide on a slope with a small inclination angle with the help of relatives and friends, and gradually change different slopes as their technical level improves. In an emergency, you can choose a foot brake or jump off the skateboard.
When jumping off the skateboard, watch whether you will hit people or other objects around you. If replacement is required, the replacement should be adapted to the specifications of the existing accessories.
4. Different movement skills
Skateboarding, some can be used for action skills. The playability is very strong. It’s also very exerciser. It can also be used to scrub the street.
Longboard, with longer battery life, fast speed and less movement. The main materials include maple, metal, mixed materials, etc.
5. The number of wheels is different
The skateboard has 2 single wheels, while the longboard has 4 wheels.