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  1. The Lowdown on Drop Through and Drop Down Longboards A Smooth Ride for Your Knees

    The Lowdown on Drop Through and Drop Down Longboards A Smooth Ride for Your Knees


    Longboarding is a thrilling way to experience the freedom of cruising down streets, carving through tight corners, and even downhill racing. But, like any sport, comfort and performance are crucial factors to consider, especially for your knees. In this blog post, we'll explore the advantages of drop through and drop down longboards, and how their low-to-the-ground design offers a more comfortable, knee-friendly, and ultimately easier skating experience.

    Drop Through vs. Drop Down Longboards

    Before we delve into the benefits, let's clarify the difference between drop through and drop down longboards.

    Drop Through Longboards

    In a drop-through design, the trucks (the metal components that hold the wheels) are mounted through the deck, allowing the de

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  2. Best Mini Skateboards

    Title: Mini Skateboards Unveiled: Exploring the Finest Picks for Compact Thrills

    When it comes to skateboarding, bigger isn't always better. Mini skateboards, with their compact size and maneuverability, bring a whole new dimension to the world of skating. In this blog, we're rolling out the red carpet for three remarkable mini skateboards that pack a punch: Canadian Maple, Bamboo, and Classic 70s Cruiser.

    1. Canadian Maple Mini Skateboard: A Pocket-Size Powerhouse

    The Canadian Maple mini skateboard is proof that great things come in small packages. Constructed with multiple layers of premium Canadian maple wood, this mini skateboard delivers robust durability in a compact form. Measuring 30", it's the perfect canvas for quick tricks and nimble moves. The impeccable concave design ensures that your feet find a snug grip, enabling you to execute p

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  3. Best Longboard Dancing Skateboards

    Title: The Art of Expression: Exploring the Best Longboard Dancing Skateboards

    Longboarding isn't just about speed and thrill – it's also a platform for artistic expression and fluid movements. Longboard dancing, a captivating style of riding, allows individuals to fuse dance-like motions with the exhilaration of cruising on four wheels. To truly master this art, choosing the right longboard dancing skateboard is paramount. In this blog, we delve into three distinct types that cater to both beginners and seasoned dancers alike: Canadian Maple, Bamboo, and Mixed Bamboo-Fiberglass Flex.

    1. Canadian Maple Dancer: The Classic Elegance

    The Canadian Maple longboard dancing skateboard is a time-tested classic. Crafted from multiple layers of high-quality Canadian maple wood, these boards offer excepti

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  4. Embrace the Wild with Our New Safari Animal Prints: Zebra, Cheetah, and Tiger for the Elk 40" Kicktail Longboard Skateboard

    At Ehlers Longboards, we're passionate about creating innovative and exciting skateboard designs that not only deliver exceptional performance but also allow riders to express their unique style. Today, we're thrilled to introduce our latest masterpiece: the Elk 40" Kicktail Longboard Skateboard, now available in captivating safari animal prints! Step into the untamed world of nature with our exquisite Zebra, fierce Cheetah, and majestic Tiger designs, and elevate your skateboarding experience like never before.

    1. Unleash the Spirit of the Savannah with the Zebra Print:

    Our Zebra-printed Elk Kicktail Longboard is a captivating blend of simplicity and elegance. Just like the graceful plains of Africa, the black and white stripes on the board create a striking visual appeal. The Zebra design embodies the spirit of unity, reminding us that so

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  5. Choosing your first longboard skateboard can be an overwhelming experience.

    Choosing your first longboard skateboard can be an overwhelming experience. With so many different shapes, sizes, and types of longboards to choose from, it can be challenging to determine which one is right for you. In this guide, we'll take a closer look at the different shapes of longboard skateboards and help you choose the best one for your needs.

    1. Mini Cruiser Skateboards:

    Mini cruiser skateboards are small, lightweight, and easy to maneuver, making them perfect for cruising around town or commuting. These boards typically have a shorter deck length, narrower width, and smaller wheels, making them more agile and responsive. They are also easy to carry around, mak

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  6. One of the most popular styles of longboarding is dancing

    Longboarding is an exciting and enjoyable way to get around town, but it can also be a lot of fun when it comes to performing tricks and showcasing your skills. One of the most popular styles of longboarding is dancing, which involves performing various maneuvers and tricks while cruising on the board.

    Dancing longboards are designed to be longer and more flexible than traditional longboards. This added length and flexibility provide riders with greater stability and maneuverability, making it easier to perform a variety of tricks and dance moves.

    One of the most popular dancing longboard tricks is called the cross step. This maneuver involves stepping across the board from one end to the other while maintaining your balance. The cross step can be performed in a variety of ways, including with one foot or both feet, and can be done at different speeds and levels of difficulty.

    Another popular trick in dancing longboarding is called the pirouette. This maneuve

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  7. From Hawaii to the World: A Brief History of Longboard Skateboarding

    From Hawaii to the World: A Brief History of Longboard Skateboarding

    Longboard skateboarding has come a long way since its humble beginnings in Hawaii. What started as a means of transportation for surfers has turned into a global phenomenon, with millions of people around the world riding longboards for sport, leisure, and transportation. In this press release, we will take a look at the rich history of longboard skateboarding and how it ha

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  8. Get off your phones and go longboarding

    Longboard Skateboarding: The Ultimate Exercise and Social Activity for Getting Outdoors

    With the increasing prevalence of technology and sedentary lifestyles, it's no surprise that people are searching for ways to stay active and get outdoors. Longboard skateboarding has emerged as a popular alternative to traditional exercise and offers numerous benefits for physical and mental health.

    Longboard skateboarding involves riding a longer and wider skateboard, specifically designed for cruising and transportation. Unlike traditional skateboarding, longboarding emphasizes stability, speed, and fluidity of movement. Riders can use their longboards to navigate city streets, cruise through parks, or take on hills and slopes.

    The benefits of longboard skateboarding go beyond just physical exercise. I

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  9. Back To Our Original Fast Shipping Speeds

    Thanks for shopping with Ehlers Longboards now that we are all finished with the Holidays we are resuming back to our original fast shipping speed. If you have anything questions please send us a message through the contact us page or give us a quick call. Also leave a message and we’ll return the call right away!

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  10. New Fall Grip Tape Designs

    New Fall grip tape designs for most of the completes. 

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