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Your skateboard is going to last much longer if you take some time to perform routine maintenance. Many people don?t take the time for it though and then the quality of their performance goes downhill. If you use your skateboard on a regular basis then doing this type of maintenance becomes even more important. Unless you are able to afford to get a new skateboard as you need one then you should make this a part of your schedule for it. The process isn?t difficult and it doesn?t take very much time either.

The grip tape on the deck is one area that you want to pay attention to. Chances are this is the one item you will need to inspect and replace the most. It doesn?t cost very much and it doesn?t take long at all for you to be able to apply fresh grip tape to the deck. At the same time though you will find that you are able to get plenty of additional benefit out of it. When you use your skateboard daily you may not realize that the effectiveness of the grip tape isn?t as powerful as it used to be. Once you change it though you will notice a huge difference.

For safety reasons you should complete routine maintenance on your skateboard on a regular basis. You don?t want the trucks or the wheels to become loose. If that occurs you will likely notice a wobble and that you don?t have as much control while on the skateboard as you once did. Ignoring those early warning signs can result in a serous accident while on your skateboard though. Take some time to check that all of these pieces of the skateboard are tight. Then you won?t have to worry about it.

Your wheels may start to wear out after plenty of use as well. When this occurs you need to get new ones. You can buy what you need from a sporting goods store or online. The cost of new wheels for a skateboard is very affordable. You can also put them on yourself in very little time. This will make a huge difference in the overall operation of your skateboard too.

The bearings of your skateboard also need some routine maintenance from time to time. You can usually tell as they will slower than normal. If there is debris in them they may make a strange noise when you ride as well. Many people try to clean their bearings without removing them from the skateboard. Yet this really doesn?t offer them the level of maintenance that they really need.

Keep in mind that you want to use clean towels to wipe them off. There are also special products you can buy to lubricate them. Don?t just reach for anything in your garage as many products including WD 40 aren?t a good match for your skateboard bearings. Make sure you get rid of all the dirt and the debris before you lubricate them though. If you don?t what you didn?t remove will not be permanently stuck to the bearings.

If you really enjoy riding your skateboard then take care of it. A bit of your time to evaluate these things and to update them when necessary will help you get the most out of the experience. A skateboard that is well maintained will last you much longer no matter what the quality of it happens to be. Taking care of your equipment is a key part of the skateboarding sport. Make sure you give it the attention it deserves.



PYONGYANG, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday again denounced South Korea-U.S. joint military drills, which will be wrapped up later in the day.


The "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" military exercises are "a direct product of the hideous hostile policy" by the United States toward the DPRK, the Panmunjom Mission of the DPRK military said in a white paper carried by the official news agency KCNA.


The United States no longer intends to hide that it's sending nuclear weaponry to the Korean Peninsula, and that proves "their moves for aggression against the DPRK have entered the phase of implementation after going beyond a limit line," the white paper said.


The Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills are aimed at launching a preemptive nuclear attack on the DPRK, and that is the dangerous nature of the joint military exercises, it said.


The white paper also slammed the South Korean government for stoking fear among the public and fanning hostility toward the DPRK in order to justify the drills.


The Ulchi Freedom Guardian military drills started on Aug. 22 and will end later in the day.


South Korea and the United States conduct various joint military drills every year, including "Key Resolve," "Foal Eagle" and "Ulchi Freedom Guardian."


Seoul and Washington claim these joint war games are defensive in nature, but Pyongyang says they are designed as preparations for an invasion against the DPRK. Enditem


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On April 24 AkzoNobel received a third bid by PPG of 26.9 billion euros (29.4 billion U.S dollars), after it had already rejected bids of 20.9 billion euros and 22.4 billion euros by PPG in March this year. The decision follows an in-depth analysis of the proposal and a meeting between the directors of both companies last Saturday.


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The Dutch company announced to continue with its plan presented on April 19 to split into two businesses, with the Specialty Chemicals part bei.


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