What is a cruiser board for?

A cruiser skateboard is a specific type of board designed for cruising down streets, city environments, or basically any level pavement. Many cruiser boards have a kicktail, which is the part that curves up at the end on the back. Big, tough wheels compared to skateboards. Easy to transport.

Are cruiser boards good for skateparks?

While some cruiser skateboards are best left on the sidewalks, other boards from brands like Dusters or Santa Cruz feature deck shapes and performance components that can feel right at home in a skatepark. However, there’s no better skatepark for a cruiser board than a transition-oriented skatepark.

Are cruiser boards easier to ride?

Are cruisers easier to ride than skateboards? Cruisers are a little more forgiving than regular skateboards – they’re easier to push, roll faster, turn more and have a more cushioned ride. They are often a little wider with a slightly longer wheelbase too, which makes them more predictable and roomy underfoot.

Are cruisers and Penny boards the same?

A Penny board is a type of plastic skateboard, known within the industry as a short cruiser. Penny Skateboards pair a plastic deck with cruiser wheels and trucks.

How fast can you go on a cruiser board?

When pushing around town for transportation, you’ll usually get to cruising speeds of 5 to 14 mph. If you carve down a hill, depending on how steep the hill is, your speed may go up to anywhere between 30 and 50 mph.

Can you skate a bowl with a cruiser board?

You’ll be fine if that’s what you want to try.

How fast can a cruiser board go?

The purpose of a cruiser board is to mainly roll around. It is not meant to perform tricks. It is shorter than a longboard. Average cruising skateboard speeds tend to be in the 5 – 7 mph range.

What’s the difference between a skateboard and a cruiser board?

Regular skateboards are primarily designed for doing tricks, and not for travelling any great distance. You will see people riding them up ramps and over obstacles at skate parks and on the street. Cruiser skateboards are designed for travelling and are ideal for your daily commute to school or college.

Can cruiser boards go downhill?

Cruisers aren’t meant for downhill and are less suitable for carving (though it’s still possible to carve a little). The wheels are smaller compared to longboards but bigger when you look at regular skateboards.