Skateboarding has been embraced by all, both as a leisure activity and also as a serious sport. A lot of improvements have been made since it first began in the 1940s and today, skateboarding is known as one of the top activities. In skateboarding, there are various styles including freestyling, free carving, mountain boarding, vert skaters, and many more. Today let us take a look at the top off-road skateboards.
What is Off-Road Skateboarding?
Off-road is a type of skateboarding where riders take their boards uphill and skate down gracefully with a lot of skill, much like how snowboarders do.
GT Power board â€“ Black Anodized Aluminum Off-Road Electric Skateboard
The GT Powerboard is a popular brand and is well known for its skateboards. These skateboards reach from 0 to 23 mph in under 5 seconds. This skateboard has a 45 inch long aluminum deck which is around 11mm wide. It has a 3/4 inch drop for a comfortable and stable ride. The Kenda Pneumatic Tires are covered in a tread surface allowing you to take up challenges on off-road terrains like grasses and sand.
It has an 800-watt motor and is one of the fastest boards on the market. On a single charge, you can hit the streets for a good 15 miles.
Atom Longboards Atom All-Terrain Longboard, 39 inches
The Atom Longboards Atom All-Terrain Longboard can be ridden by either experienced riders or newbies. It is ideal for off-roading with 39 inches of a solid skateboard. It is ideal for all types of terrains and can easily make the transition from pavement to off-road. The deck is maple-lam drop which guarantees a smooth ride.
Other Notable Features
- Fast 100mm x 65mm MBS wheels
- Rubber shielded ABEC 9 bearings
- Coarse 46 grit grip tape.
Santa Cruz Skate Mahaka Rasta Cruzer Skateboard
This best seller from Santa Cruz boards has 43-1/4 inch board and a pintail shape.Â The deck is made of North American Maple, this makes itâ€™s sturdy and durable. The ABEC 3 bullet bearings come in the lubricated form and ready to ride. The Cruzer has 65mm Road Rider wheels, and a durometer rating of 78A. With B150 Bullet Truck Cutbacks with a 9-inch axle, this skateboard is preferred by off-roaders. Features include:
- Bullet B150 Black Cutback Trucks
- Translucent green Road Rider 65mm 78A durometer wheels
- Bullet ABEC 3 bearings
The MBS All-Terrain Longboard
The MBS All-Terrain Longboard is fit for all terrains, more so mountain boarding. It helps you ride over both dirt roads and pavement with great ease. The longboard is cleverly designed, incorporating the best features which help blend the best of both – longboard and mountain board. This is a fabulous board to own for the off-road adventurer. It has a deck design which helps maintain good balance at high speeds.Â The Navigator Drone Trucks are great for carving. They have a large 100mm diameter and 65mm wide wheels for a high speed and the surface texture helps you maintain a grip on the most surface.
- Sturdy maple-lam Drop deck
- Rubber shielded ABEC 9 bearings
- 190mm Navigator Drones trucks
MBS Colt 90X Mountainboard
This is an entry-level mountain board! The MBS Colt 90X Mountainboard has F1 velcro bindings which are great for fast downhill rides. It also has an MBS V braking system, which requires no assembly. However, it has a weight limit of 220 pounds, the model has been upgraded for including 8 inch MBS T1 tires. They are made of a high rebound rubber suitable for downhill rides and high speeds.
- Sturdy maple-lam deck
- F1 Velcro bindings
- MBS 8″ T1 Tires
- MBS V brake system
These are some of the best off-road skateboards which will well be onto their way to become best-sellers in 2019. Buy them right now and enjoy your hilly rides.