A set of OS trucks includes:
- A pair of Original Spring-Loaded Carving Trucks – Stocked with Black Loose Tension Springs
- A pair of Original Skateboards Riser Pads 3/4″
- A set of Original Truck Mounting Hardware – for truck and wheel mounting purposes
Original S6 Longboard trucks are quick as lightning for the ultra tight turns you have always wanted, but never thought possible on a conventional longboard skateboard. Beginners who are working on the fundementals should take a look at the S6es to get their carves dialed on the flats or small hills before they take their longboarding to the next step on the big stuff.
We designed Original longboard trucks to carve as hard as possible. OS trucks boast the greatest degree of board-lean in the longboard truck industry. While unlimited board-lean is impossible on a skateboard, we squeezed every last degree into the turning radius of Original S-Series trucks.
The quick snapback of Original’s patented spring-loaded technology will take your carves to the next level, but your board better be ready for it! Be aware: Unlike traditional bushing trucks, you cannot drop-through mount Original S-Series trucks. If you ride a drop-through deck, don’t worry-just topmount your OS trucks. Topmounted Original trucks still sit lower to the ground than topmounted bushing trucks.
A wise longboarder once said, “You’re just one step away from catching wheelbite and going home.” Avoid a preventable wipeout by making sure that your wheels never touch the bottom of your deck. Check out this short video to learn how to choose the right pair of Original trucks for you.
We have developed three longboard truck sizes, each to hit a specific rider / riding type. Similarly we have also developed three different tension springs to expand our riding possibilities. Each truck size and spring tension has a completely different feel.
We recommend that heavier riders (160 Lbs and over) as well as riders who have a lot of longboarding experience on traditional longboard trucks (randal, paris etc) go for the wider sizes of Originals (S8 200mm or S10 250mm) and for the heavier tension spring options.
Lighter riders (less than 160Lbs), beginners (who will enjoy the ease of turning) and riders who surf, and want a more surfy ride, may want to lean towards the mid or small sized hangers and the lighter tension springs.
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