MINORITY Downhill Maple Longboard 40-inch Drop Deck ReviewNovember 24, 2017
If you are looking for a downhill longboard, then we’d highly recommend the Minority Downhill Maple Longboard 40-inch Drop Deck as a board to purchase. Why you may ask?
Minority Downhill Maple Longboard
This deck is made of 100% maple wood, so there is no cheap wood substances used here. When you hold it for the first time, you can tell right away that this board is well made. The fact that the Minority Downhill Maple Longboard is made with a low gravity construction enables it to be used at any speed, reducing the risk of the rider falling off.
Now, let’s get down to some of the technical specifications of the Minority board. The maple wood isn’t just any sort of maple, it is a strong 8-ply cold pressed maple, which makes it stylish and durable. The board is fitted with a 37in wheel-base, and the width of the deck is around 10 inches, which makes it quite spacious to stand on. This wide deck makes it more stable when riding downhill.
In terms of the trucks, the Minority Downhill Maple Longboard is fitted with strong Aluminium 7-Inch reverse kingpin trucks. It is possible to adjust these trucks by as much as 45 or 50 degrees. So if you are looking for maneuverability, this board is for you! The maneuverability of the board is further extended due to the symmetrical shape of the board which guards against any wheelbite you may experience. All you need to do is concentrate on your ride and let the board do the rest.
The wheels are 70x51mm 78A PU wheels and are therefore compatible with ABEC-9 precision bearings. These bearings further improve the smoothness letting you enjoy an unsurpassed smooth ride.
The board is able to carry a weight of up to 250lbs without any noticeable difference in performance, so it is suitable for use by both children and adults. There are also many unique designs available. The graphics are some of the coolest we’ve seen in this price bracket. Each design has a unique “theme”. For example, there are designs for “alps”, “beach” and “cliff”, as well as “nature”, “geometry” and “galaxy”. We are sure you will find a design that you will love.
Should I Buy the Minority Downhill Maple Longboard?
This is an easy decision. This is a great all round downhill longboard. It is suitable not only for experienced longboard riders, but also for beginners who are just starting out. The manufacturers say that they only build and sell what they would want to ride, and this is certainly a board that you will want to ride!