Almost every Santa Cruz skateboard that you will purchase has been fashioned after someone or something unique. This is one of the main factors that contribute to the huge variations in the board designs, colors, and styles in the market. This review covers one of the most popular boarding products in the popular and premium line of Santa Cruz boards-the Santa Cruz Rob Roskopp board. This is a drop-through board and it has been named after one of the most proficient board athletes around-Rob Roskopp.
The Santa Cruz Rob Roskopp offers one of the best high-speed cruising and downhill applications in the industry and is a suitable board almost for everyone. It deploys a durable and tough design that makes it highly suited for all kinds of riding conditions. With these, you can enjoy stable rides in some of the roughest and most challenging tracks in your neighborhood.
The Santa Cruz Rob Roskopp is a pre-assembled complete and is thus well suited for the novice skaters who may not have the experience to assemble new boards ready for board skateboarding. The board comes with new graphics along with the classic Santa Cruz stylings. The innovative design and look is something that will truly inspire you to engage in some skating.
The board is a classic kick heel and is designed for someone who plans to undertake very powerful and highly responsive turns when they are out freeriding. The power of this board will be quite apparent when you look at its solid construction.
Santa Cruz makes use of very sturdy materials in the design of this bed that will take long to wear out. The Santa Cruz Rob Roskopp board is covered with some awesome graphics that will definitely turn some heads when you are out skating. The board has incredible and will survive the most strenuous cruising and downhill applications while also providing you with a relatively smooth ride during your boarding.
As has been mentioned, the Santa Cruz Rob Roskopp board comes with very striking graphics that enhance its appearance and the feel of uncompromising resilience during your boarding experiences. The complex black and green patterns and graphics used on the board give it a very crisp look. You can take a look at the pictures of the board to get a really clear idea on the quality and uniqueness of the graphics used on this board.
The entire board oozes Santa Cruz quality. All the materials are strong and resilient meaning this is a “Cruzer” that you can expect to use over the long term. Its drop-through deck is made of an uber-resilient North American 8-Ply Canadian Maple. When it comes to the board deck design, an 8-ply maple is really the best deal that you can get out there.
It comes with the 180mm Road Rider trucks along with the large 72mm wheels with a medium durometer rating of 78a. All the top quality materials used in the various components of the board contribute to both extreme resilience in the board and great durability during application.
One of the things that can really put you off from your boarding is an unstable board that limits your ability to apply yourself and reach new extremes. Fortunately, this board does not have any of these issues. Its design offers you maximum stability whether you are cruising at high speeds in town or bombing downhill in the neighboring hills. It gives you the comfort and the confidence levels that allow you to try out new limits in your skateboarding.
The grip-tape in the board’s design allows you to lock your feet in place and maintain a good level of balance during your boarding. You can, therefore, cruise around at high speeds without worrying about the risks of slipping off your boards.
The incredible stability in the board due to the drop-through design allows you to skate in some of the surfaces that you would not ordinarily consider venturing in. Due to the design, the Santa Cruz Rob Roskopp board will not get stuck easily due to obstacles in your path such as the rocks, cracks or bumps. Your chances of falling off your board are really limited when you are cruising around on this board.
The lengthy 40” design of the Santa Cruz Rob Roskopp board also contributes further to the incredible stability of the board. This will increase the range of surfaces where you can skate on comfortably. Maximum comfort, as well as shock absorption in the boards, is ensured thanks to a range of flexes in the board design. These will be particularly handy when you are cruising on very uneven surfaces where ordinary board skateboards will not offer you sufficient stability. These stability features of the board enable you to cruise on the harshest of terrains with minimal difficulties.
The lengthy design, low center of gravity and general stability of the board provides for a very responsive riding. You will enable to retain good control abilities even when you are cruising at very high speeds or bombing downhill in the Santa Cruz Rob Roskopp board.
The wheels are larger, even for a Santa Cruz board and enable you to enjoy very responsive rides on diverse surfaces. The Santa Cruz Rob Roskopp board use 72mm Road Rider wheels that have a durometer rating of 78a.
This is one of the best-made boards in the market and it gives you a lot of speed ability. The ride on the Santa Cruz Rob Roskopp board is solid and the resilience of the board means that you can get very good speed levels without worrying about slipping and sustain some injuries. The wheels with a softer durometer rating support its excellent speed abilities.
A lot has been said about the Santa Cruz Rob Roskopp board’s resilience and strength. The choice of materials used here makes for a very long-lasting board. These include the strong 8-Ply Canadian maple used on the deck and the quality Santa Cruz hardware used in other areas of the board. This is a good quality cruising board that offers riders excellent value.