Skateboarding like many other sports has revolutionized over time. Nowadays, skateboarding looks to be more than a sport, the increased level of challenges and the trend of skateboarders to invent new tricks have made it, into a new form of art. Skateboarding culture has exploded in US – a hobby in 1950's for surfers has come a long way. Young kids idolize professional riders and are crazy about the products approved or used by them. Today, a skateboarder is recognized not by his skateboard alone, but its accessories play an important role too.

For a skateboard rider helmets, knee and elbow pads are the most important accessories to buy when riding. But to enjoy a fun and safe ride various skateboard accessories such as a skateboard wax, tools, bearing lube and rails are a few important accessories, we tend to forget about.

Skate tool is the most important and essential accessory you will need to invest in placing your personal safety as high priority. Continued riding routes to loosen the screws on the wheels and you need to make sure that all the nuts and bolts on your board are in place and everything is intact before you start riding. Otherwise, you might be in danger of getting hurt. Bearing lube is another one of our skateboard accessories that is used for cleaning and lubricating the skateboard bearings. As a skateboard rider you need to keep the wheels and bolts free of rust lube, since the bearings tightens and your wheel might not be able to move freely. Irrespective of which bearings you use, whether steel bearings or ceramic bearings, you would need regular upkeep of both. Regular maintenance delays damage and increases the life span of the skateboard bearings.

Skateboard wax is an essential product and is used for lubrication. It is essential to keep the board shining and clean and in good shape. Just as we keep our cars clean, it is necessary to keep our boards clean as well. There are different kinds of wax available to keep your board lubricated and in good riding shape. Skateboard rails though not an essential accessory is popular among trendy riders.

Skateboard accessories are essential and must be bought by all skateboarders. There are many good quality brands, that offer the best skateboard accessories but wise decision is not to get confused and make your purchase intelligently.