Longboard Buying Guide: Bushings for Freeride

You’ve chosen freeriding as the main style of riding you’ll be doing!

Freeride Bushings

A double barrel bushing combo is the most common choice for this type of riding. Freeride longboarding is about throwing slides in all directions and maintaining an agile setup to maneuver your way through some more technical downhill terrain.

Freeride
Weight Guide
Flexy
Medium
Stiff
50 - 100 lbs 68a 80a 81a
75 - 125 lbs 80a 83a 84a
100 - 145 lbs 83a 85a 87a
125 - 175 lbs 87a 89a 92a
145 - 195 lbs 89a 91a 93a
175 - 220+ lbs 91a 93a 97a+

Bushing Sacks

If you think you'd like a couple extra bushing options for further fine-tuning, check out our bushing "sacks"!

"Almost Precision" Truck Package

Rather than send you out on your own into the world of truck upgrades, we're stoked to offer an "Almost Precision Truck Upgrade Package!" This pack contains all you'll need to trick out your trucks and, if you've read this guide, you already know enough about bushings to make an educated decision! If you'd like to learn even more, check out the video below featuring Zak Maytum from Venom Bushings.


Next, Upgrade Your:

Washers Pivot Cups

Change Riding Styles:

Cruising Downhill Park / Street

Or go back:

Intro to Bushings