Is it OK to get a longboard wet?
As much as possible, try to avoid getting your skateboard wet. Water is bad for the bearings, board, trucks and bolts. Plus, you might have to deal with hydroplaning, which could affect your ability to control the skateboard. So, try not to skate in the rain or through puddles.
Can you skateboard after it rains?
You can skate in the rain but make sure to skate an old setup. Skateboarding in the rain is the worst you can do when you value your skateboard. Your bearings, deck, grip tape, and trucks will wear fast. It’s also dangerous, you don’t have any grip on the riding surface and you can slam when you don’t expect it.
Can you ride a penny board in the rain?
You shouldn’t even be riding in the rain with regular skateboards that have good grip tape. Pennyboards are small fun boards for those who like a challenge, but I do not recommend them for beginner and recreational skateboarders or just about anyone who doesn’t want a challenging experience riding.
Is it bad to skate on wet pavement?
Skating in the rain or even just on damp ground can affect your bearings and reduce their efficiency. After a wet skate it’s important to clean your bearings to ensure no permanent damage is done.
Is it bad to roller skate on wet ground?
You should avoid rollerblading in the rain. It becomes extremely slippery and it takes you longer to stop. Your skates can slip easily in both pushing and when turning, so falls are likely. It also damages your skates, including your bearings.