The fun starts on a plastic skateboard. That is the motto of Penny Skateboards. Penny Skateboards has been making premium plastic skateboards and longboards for a few years now. The founder of Penny Skateboards, Ben Mackay began skateboarding at a very young age after his father bought him his first plastic skateboard at the age of 5.
That has taken him through almost 30 years of experience with 12 of those years being experience in skateboard manufacturing. That experience taught him to build skateboards to be long-lasting, high-performance, and ultra-fun plastic. That is what sets Penny Skateboards above all the rest.
Skateboard vs Penny board
If you wonder what is the difference between a penny board and a skateboard, you should know that a penny board is a form of plastic skateboard that is also known as a short cruiser in the industry. Penny Skateboards combines a plastic deck with cruiser wheels and trucks to create a unique skateboard. Penny boards are light and durable due to their plastic construction.
Penny skateboard is a skateboard just as a longboard is a skateboard, a street board is a skateboard, and a 10″ wide fishtail board is a skateboard.
Penny is a registered trademark for skateboards, but due to the brand’s popularity, it has been widely genericized to refer to all small plastic skateboards.
Penny Skateboards Specs explained
The Penny Skateboard name has been built on plastic skateboards. It’s easy to see why given they embody everything the company is about: technical prowess and quality materials combined with freedom and fun. Each Penny Skateboard is built with the highest quality raw materials and fanatical attention to detail.
Penny Skateboards are designed and built to look good, perform well, and exceed all your expectations. The Penny Skateboard name has specifically been built on the back of their original 22″ plastic skateboards.
If you’re looking for a pocket rocket that turns tight and cares like a dream, the Original 22” Penny is the perfect board for you. What makes the Penny Original “22 such a great skateboard is its versatility. For a price of about $90 for the original board, you’ll be able to easily customize it to your style and your preferences for a look.
Although the Penny original comes sleek, it’s available in a great range of colors, including pastels, brights, and prints. There is going to be a Penny Skateboard to match your unique style.
The deck size of the skateboard is 6″ wide and obviously, 22″ long. This size allows all riders of any body type to customize and ride comfortably without concern, or serious injury. If you’re just learning, this is a skateboard you can trust. Purchasing the Penny 22″ Original includes Penny trucks, Abec 7 bearings with the standard hardware, but you can always bring that in for further customization.
The wheels are 59mm and 78a. Those wheels are smaller and softer to provide excellent grip, a slower ride, and a more controlled ride for the best comfort and better cruising on the Penny skateboard. Of course, there is a mini kicktail just for fun.
From the untrained eye, skateboarding sure looks like fun. It may be intimidating due to the possibility of injury, or how difficult skateboarding appears to me.
However, once you let go of those inhibitions and start to kick-push, you’ll understand what skateboarding means to you. You’ll find reasons to fall in love with it.
On a Penny Skateboard 22″ Original that is made easy. Skateboarding with a Penny Skateboard is a way to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. You can be anywhere in the world and there won’t be judged, or rules that limit your fun.
Whether you’re pulling a trick for laughs, or cruising with your friends, it brings people together from all walks of life.
There aren’t many skateboard companies with the appreciation, dedication, or enthusiasm of Penny Skateboards. If you’re looking to get started, or continue boarding, you’ll have no trouble finding a reason to love skateboarding with Penny Skateboards’ 22″ Original.
Other options are available too. The 27 in (68.6 cm) (the Nickel), 32 in (81.3 cm) cruiser, and 36 in (91.4 cm) longboard are the four-deck sizes available. You can purchase each component individually.
Penny Skateboards Comparison Table
|Penny 22″ Skateboard||Penny 27″ Skateboard||Penny 29″ Surfskate||Penny 32″ Skateboard||Penny 36″ Longboard|
|Length||22 inches||27 inches||32 inches||32 inches||36 inches|
|width||5.9 inches||7.4 inches||10.1 inches||8.5 inches||9.6 inches|
|Deck||Plastic non-slip waffle top deck||Plastic non-slip waffle top deck||Plastic W concave deck for extra rail control||Plastic non-slip waffle top deck||Plastic non-slip waffle top deck|
|ABEC Rating||Abec 7||Abec 7||Abec 7||Abec 7||Abec 7|
|Wheels||59mm 83A||59mm 83A||59mm 83A||54mm 78A||66mm 78A|
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