Skateboarding is a lot of fun. There are many different types of skating, but for this blog post we’ll be talking about the most common type – skateboarding.
Finding your footing on a skateboard can be tricky at first, and it may take some time to get good at it. However, with patience and practice you will soon find yourself turning like an expert.
It can be frustrating when your skateboard won’t turn. The most common reasons for this are either too much grip where you are turning or not enough grip where you are turning.
So what can be done about that?
To fix too much grip, try wiping off excess grip with a rag or towel while skating over it. If that does not solve the problem then try putting less pressure on your foot during turns.
Finally, if all of these solutions have failed then it may just be some type of mechanical issue like worn bearings or wheels which would require a professional fix.
How do you loosen a skateboard so it turns?
If you’re looking for a way to loosen up your skateboard, there are a few different methods.
One of the most popular methods is to use an Allen key/wrench and loosen the bolts on both trucks and then tighten them back up in order to “stretch” out that area of your board.
It’s important when loosening these bolts that you do not over-tighten them. This can cause damage or even break your skateboard completely.
If this sounds too complicated, another option would be using one of those handy hand tools called a skate tool which has two parts: one side with a Phillips head screwdriver and the other side with an Allen wrench.
Some people might find it easier to use this type of tool in order to get the correct torque when turning the bolts.
This way, when you push your foot on one edge of the board and pull back on the other, it will spin in a circle without flipping over.
Why is your Skateboard not going straight?
If you ever find yourself frustrated with your skateboard because it’s not going in a straight line, then it might be due to a number of reasons.
It may be that the wheels are out of alignment, maybe one wheel has more grip than the other, or maybe you’re riding on an uneven surface.
One way to resolve this is by adjusting your skateboard trucks. If they are too tight, the board will not turn in the direction that you want it to.
In the same vein, if they are too loose the board may wobble side-to-side. It’s best to experiment with different tightness levels until you find what works for you.
What do you do when your skateboard wont turn?
Do you have a skateboard that won’t turn? Skateboards can be very tricky to use when they don’t turn correctly because the rider has trouble staying upright or even moving forward.
When your wheels are too tight, it is hard to get the board to rotate. This can be frustrating when trying to catch up with friends or going downhill. The good news is this problem has a simple solution.
In order for your skateboard wheel to turn correctly, the inside edge of the wheel needs more space than the outside edge of the wheel. That means if one side of your wheels is touching and other side isn’t, then they need to be loosened up.
The correct way to do this will be to just make sure that they’re not touching anymore and then tighten them back down just until they barely touch.
Also, when a wheel gets a flat spot, turning becomes difficult because it doesn’t have any traction with the ground at all – making it much harder for you to initiate turns.