Loaded Boards Vanguard Bamboo Longboard Skateboard Deck

174.00$

CRAFTED FOR CARVING – The Loaded Vanguard brings lightweight snowboard-inspired construction and performance to the pavement. Camber, sidecuts, and high-energy flex allow for responsive carving, pumping, and commuting.
ELEGANT DESIGN – Tapered shape maximizes wheel clearance for deep carves and tight turns. Sidecuts reduce torsional stiffness between the feet for greater nuances in the turning radius. Mild concave provides edge-to-edge control, while the topmount and cambered platform provides energetic carving performance.
LIGHT AND LIVELY – Lightweight, snowboard-inspired bamboo and fiberglass construction pair with a cambered profile for a lively and engaging ride.

Description

The Loaded Vanguard brings lightweight snowboard-inspired construction and performance to the pavement. Camber, sidecuts, and high-energy flex allow for responsive carving, pumping, and commuting.

Crafted for Carving – Tapered shape maximizes wheel clearance for deep carves and tight turns. Sidecuts reduce torsional stiffness between the feet for greater nuances in the turning radius. Mild concave provides edge-to-edge control, while the topmount and cambered platform provides energetic carving performance.

Responsive Ride – Lightweight, snowboard-inspired bamboo and fiberglass construction pair with a cambered profile for a lively and engaging ride.

Versatile Variations – Available in two sizes and five flex ratings to tailor the ride to your stance, weight, and style. Lower flex is ideal for heavier riders; higher flex is recommended for lighter riders or those looking for a more responsive board.

Specs

Length: 42″ (flex 1-2) or 38″ (flex 3-5)
Width: 8.5″
Wheelbase: 35″ (flex 1-2) or 31.5″ (flex 3-5)
Weight: 2.7-3.8 lbs

Flex ranges

Flex 1: 175-230+ lbs
Flex 2: 150-210+ lbs
Flex 3: 150-200+ lbs
Flex 4: 120-170+ lbs
Flex 5: 80-140+ lbs

As always, these are recommendations only. Experiment!

What’s included?

One Loaded Vanguard deck ONLY. Trucks, wheels, bearings, and hardware are NOT INCLUDED.

How should I set up my Vanguard?

TRUCKS: Loaded recommends 180mm, 50° reverse-kingpin trucks like Paris V2 for optimal agility and control.
WHEELS: Loaded recommends 75mm grip wheels like Orangatang In Heats for carving and pumping or 75mm freeride wheels like Orangatang Durians for a more slide-friendly setup.

About

Loaded Boards was founded in 2000. Producing a broad line of progressive longboards and snowboards, they strive to grow the industry, community, and dynamic culture of board sports.
CRAFTED FOR CARVING – The Loaded Vanguard brings lightweight snowboard-inspired construction and performance to the pavement. Camber, sidecuts, and high-energy flex allow for responsive carving, pumping, and commuting.
ELEGANT DESIGN – Tapered shape maximizes wheel clearance for deep carves and tight turns. Sidecuts reduce torsional stiffness between the feet for greater nuances in the turning radius. Mild concave provides edge-to-edge control, while the topmount and cambered platform provides energetic carving performance.
LIGHT AND LIVELY – Lightweight, snowboard-inspired bamboo and fiberglass construction pair with a cambered profile for a lively and engaging ride.
HIGH-PERFORMANCE FLEX – Bamboo and fiberglass provide lively and energetic flex perfect for hard carving and pumping. Available in two sizes and five flex ratings to tailor the ride to your stance, weight, and style. Lower flex is ideal for heavier riders; higher flex is recommended for lighter riders or those looking for a more responsive board.
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