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How to Stop on a Streetboard Tutorial

How to Stop on a Streetboard Tutorial

Now that you've learnt how to move on a Streetboard, the next important step is to learn how to stop.  Stopping on a Streetboard will be dependent on your level of riding, and whether you are riding with bindings or not.  Here we are going to take you through and describe to you step by step for the easiest way to stop if you are just starting streetboarding. Method One: Relax  The first method is simple, if you relax and stop moving your arms and legs your Streetboard will come to a natural stop.  This will work if you are...

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How to Ride a Streetboard Tutorial

How to Ride a Streetboard Tutorial

  Learning to Streetboard is a brain teaser at first.  In this tutorial you will learn the two simple movements that will get you up and riding in no time.  Practice makes perfect and after a short session on the board, you'll have mastered the unique movement and be ready to cruise across town, hopping curbs powering up hills and pulling deep carves on the way back down. All without taking your feet off the board.    Step One - Choosing your Location The first step to learning how to streetboard is practicing the movements without the board.    You want to choose a...

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How to Attach Dragan Toe Hooks to a Streetboard?

How to Attach Dragan Toe Hooks to a Streetboard?

So you've got your new Ready to Cruise Streetboard set up, or taken to switch that 90's Snakeboard to the Dragan Cruiser and want to attach the Toe Hooks?  Well here we will go through the simple steps needed to set them up.    1. Positioning First of all, make sure you are wearing the shoes that you will be wearing when you are going to be riding.  Place your Streetboard on the ground and put your foot on in your normal riding position.  Then take the Dragan Toe Hook and position it flat to the outside of your shoe.  Take...

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How to attach Neobrain Bindings to a Streetboard

How to attach Neobrain Bindings to a Streetboard

Streetboard bindings have come a long way since the Toe Straps and Bungees on a Snakeboard.  When you first open up a set of Neobrains, it can be quite overwhelming of how to attach them to your streetboard.   Well fear not, here on the Dragan Streetboard Maintenance blog we are going to take you through all of the steps needed.  If you'd rather, let our resident Streetboard Mechanic Robin take you through the steps on video.   1. Preparation First of all unpack the bindings and separate the two bent brackets from the straight brackets.  You should have 8 sets of...

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How to Lubricate your Kingpin

How to Lubricate your Kingpin

Lubing up your Streetboard Unlike the old school closed system Snakeboard, a streetboard is a modular affair.  The great thing means that you can upgrade parts as they come to market, and also give each part some TLC.  Both the Lightweight and Keyless kingpin systems from Dragan Boards are lubed before shipping.  However they can often dry out in the shipping process.   That's why we recommend using some Dragan Lube to make sure your board will be pivoting smoothly.   Your board will also over time require application of lube to the Teflon discs.  To lube up your board you need to insert...

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