Stores
MGP SCOOTERS
BRAND OF THE MONTH SHOP NOW
START GIFTING NOW
So much to choose from! shop now
Order In Products
Click image to zoom

Loaded Longboard - Bhangra

From £199.95

Order Now - Delivery 2-3 working days

Quick, secure your stock!
- +
Special Order Longboard Info

Create your own custom set up and the Skate Hut team will build your perfect longboard, just for you! Please make sure to contact us after placing your order with your wheel choice (and truck choice if applicable) from the options in the description below! As a custom item, this is non-returnable/non-refundable unless a manufacturing fault is identified. Delivery generally takes 2 working days.

 

Product Description

The Dancer is dead – long live the Bhangra!

Purpose

We wanted to create a more compact dancing/freestyle board that you could basically do everything on. A board that has plenty of room to get your dancing groove on and is smaller, lighter, and easier to throw around. Something that is not overly huge, can bust out steezy slides, and can be carried and fit into a trunk easier. Can you downhill on this board? Probably, but it is not a DH board.

Rocker

We are really stoked on the rocker in this board (the board has a slight “U” bend to it). The original prototype had camber and felt good, but we decided to put some rocker in it and bam a ram, it instantly felt so much better. The rocker just sinks you into the board and gives you that extra cushy, locked in feel. Feels great for dancing, makes sliding a lot easier and more comfortable, and puts the board lower to the ground, making pushing a tad bit easier.

Concave

HURRAY, we added concave! We added a mellow “U” concave to give you more confidence when sliding. The concave also helps lock your feet in when landing big spins and such. The concave is mellow and does not feel uncomfortable for footwork moves.

Nose and Tail Kicks

More nose and tail curvatures allow for easier catching of the nose and tail. If you get your timing down, yes you can ollie the Bhangra. Not easy, but it can be done. Both the nose and tail will lock your feet in nicely for manuals, but the different lengths result in distinct feelings of balance and pop. You may find riding the board in a certain direction better for some tricks; for example, the tail is really good for catching shuvits-to-manuals, while the nose feels better for hang ten manuals.

Functional grip tape Design

This is our most thought out grip design to date featuring a functional, shoe saving design and two different types of grip tape, oh yes. For the main standing platform, we used a mellower grip with a functional pattern to save your shoes. As you all know, when you do pivot motions on grip tape you slowly wear out the balls of your shoes; you are basically grinding away your soles on sandpaper. We cut out this grip design so that when you do your spinning moves, most of your shoe will move freely on the bamboo, not the grip tape. We also designed it so you still have plenty of grip tape on the rails of the board for confidence when sliding. We used a gnarlier, gripper grip tape on the nose and tail to help give you that extra locked in feeling when holding out steezy manuals

for the ladies and/or gentlemen.

Plus the extra grip makes it easier to catch the nose and tail for quick shuvit-to-manual moves.

Construction

We are stoked to say this is our most organic board to date. We have created a durable beast bound together with jello and spider tears. Actually, the board is constructed from bamboo, cork and epoxy bio-resin. We used no fiberglass in this board but were able to get the strength and flex characteristics we wanted by using two vertical cores of vert-lam bamboo with cork in the middle for weight reduction and dampening. The top of the board is a cross-ply of bamboo vert-lam to strengthen the board across the width and we use a similar ply in the center (next to the cork) to stiffen up the flex. Many of the boards have small holes in the nose and or tail. These are caused by grooves in the bottom core that allow the board to bend into a deeper concave. They will not affect the performance or durability of the board and are a great place to store soup.

Epoxy Bio-Resin

Not sure if you knew this, but resin plays a big part in how a board feels. We tried out a variety of resins, each having their own energy return properties and flex characteristics. For a board like this, we really dug a more mellow, damp feeling resin. Something that just kind of sinks nicely under your feet and does not have so much energy return that it wants to buck you off. We classify the flex as soft, damp, almost “dead” flex. In contrast a Dervish has a more lively, springy flex to it. So we found the perfect resin for this board and are even more stoked because it is a bio-resin and tastes good in cereal, hahaha.

Wheel Wells

We designed functional wheel wells to accommodate several brands of 180mm trucks and 70mm wheels without risers. They will prevent wheelbite in most circumstances; however, you may encounter bite if you run super loose trucks with soft bushings.

Phew and there it is - probably the most in-depth listing you will find anywhere on this site. But as they say...information is power, so use it wisely and get cruising!!

 

Setup Recommendations:
 
Trucks: We recommend 180mm reverse-kingpin trucks: Paris, Randal, Bears, etc.
 
Wheels: This board is intended to ride with 70mm or smaller wheels. 75mm wheels are too big, and you will have to use a bunch of risers to avoid the risk of getting wheel bite. Plus, 70mm is such a nice, lightweight size to throw around, do tricks on, and slide.
 
Adam Stokowski, Dane Webber and Adam Colton like this board set up with 86a Stimulus wheel for sliding and shuvit spin moves. The 86a is a good all round wheel for their style and provides extra leeway: when landing a shuvit wrong, the wheels will slide the extra bit around instead of gripping and bucking you off. A softer wheel will be more comfortable for cruising long distances, cross-stepping, manuals and such.
 
Length:  48.5”

Width:  9.5”

Wheelbase:  32.75” (Inner hole)
 
Profile:  Mellow U Concave
 
Weight:
  • Deck: 2.8 Kg’s (Flex 1) and 2.5 Kg’s (Flex 2)
  • Complete: 4.5 Kg’s (Flex 1) and 4.2 Kg’s (Flex 2)
 
Environment Suitability:
  • Steeps
  • Hills
  • Parking
  • Round Town

 

Flex Options
  • Flex 1: Supports up to 150 lbs - 250+ lbs / 68 - 114kgs
  • Flex 2: 90-190 lbs / 40kg - 86kg
To complement your riding style Loaded is available in a number of set up options for the ultimate customised ride as well as decks which are graded for rider weight and performance.
 

Premium 1 Set Up:

Randal R-2 Trucks (180mm), Orangatang 4President or Stimulus and Jehu Abec 5

Premium 2 Set Up:

Randal R-2 Trucks (180mm), Orangatang Fat Free and Jehu Abec 5

Premium 3 Set Up:

Randal R-2 Trucks (180mm), Retro 70mm ZigZags** and Jehu Abec 5

Premium 4 Set Up:

Paris 180’s Black, Orangatang 4President or Stimulus and Jehu Abec 5

Premium 5 Set Up:

Paris 180’s Raw, Urban Blue 70/78a Whites and Code Abec 7

Premium 6 Set Up:

Paris 180’s Raw, Retro 70mm ZigZags** and Jehu Abec 5

Premium 7 Set Up:

Gullwing Charger Trucks (180mm), Orangatang 4President or Stimulus & Jehu Abec 5

Premium 8 Set Up:

Bear Grizzly 852’s, Orangatang 4President or Stimulus & Jehu Abec 5

Premium 9 Set Up:

Randal R-2 Trucks (180mm), Orangatang InHeat or Durian and Jehu Abec 5

Premium 10 Set Up:

Paris 180’s Black (180mm), Orangatang InHeat or Durian and Jehu Abec 5

 

Please note: Orangatangs are available in Orange 80a, Purple 83a or Yellow 86a. ZigZags are currently available in Red (78a), Lime (80a), Lemon (83a) or Orange (86a)

 

If wheel options are available, please email us after ordering with your wheel choice and order number.

View Full Range Here

Delivery & Returns

[global_faq]
Q
Hi, Im looking to buy a long board. I have size 13 feet UK and weight 100 kgs. Please could you send me some suitable suggestions. I would like a large deck to fit my feet.
Thanks
A


Mindless Wreather Longboards have 10" deck in width which is quite so that might suit you better but i would recommend looking on out web site.




Ask a Question
Ask a Question
Reviews (8)

People have rated this product 4 Stars on average (Based on 8 reviews)

5out of 5
28th Sep, 2016

The board is fantastic. Really big and great for dancing. All the parts were well put together and didn't require any adjusting. I was able to just unbox and ride away.

5out of 5
21st Jun, 2016

No comment available

5out of 5
1st Feb, 2016

Fun so far.

2out of 5
29th Jul, 2015

superb product

5out of 5
16th Jul, 2015

Tickety-boo!

Recently Viewed