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Atom is well-known for making some of the best longboards that are currently on the market and the Atom Pin Tail Longboard Tiki is no exception. This is a classic longboard made from a wood hybrid of bamboo and maple. The board also has a wide base, offers great stability and the overall design of it allows the rider to travel at high speeds.
The Atom PinTail Longboard provides great value for money with the way that the skateboard has been built because it offers a great ride while both cruising and doing elaborate tricks.
For more experienced skateboarders, all the parts of the skateboard are fully interchangeable. This means that you can mix and match wheels, trucks, and the deck to get that perfect ride. You can also fully customize your longboard to get the style that you want. If you are a beginner, don’t worry because the Atom Pin Tail Longboard is also great for beginners.
What is really impressive about the longboard is that it is very easy to reach good speeds, even when traveling along flat surfaces. As soon as you step on this longboard you can feel the quality of it.
The Atom Pin Tail Longboard Tiki deck is 39″ long and is a bamboo/maple hybrid. It also surpasses the previous 39″ longboard from Atom in terms of quality and performance because every part of the longboard has been upgraded. So, even if you already own an Atom 39″ deck, this is a worthy upgrade.
What has made the Atom Pin Tail Bamboo Longboard – Tiki skateboard such a popular one? This review is going to look at what makes this longboard a great choice to buy. So, what are the main features of the Atom Pin Tail Bamboo Longboard – Tiki skateboard?
The Main Features of the Atom Pin Tail Bamboo Longboard – Tiki
The features of the Atom Pin Tail Longboard Tiki show that it is designed with serious riders in mind, but also great for beginners. Here is what you get:
- 39″ deck made from bamboo and maple
- Sleek design and shape
- Great stability even when traveling at high speeds
- Good acceleration
- Good handling
- High-quality ABEC 9 bearings
- Large urethane wheels for great speed
- Grip tape
- Pin tail
In-Depth Look at the Atom Pin Tail Bamboo Longboard – Tiki
How does the Atom Pin Tail Bamboo Longboard – Tiki compare with similar boards in the same catergory? Here’s a more in-depth look at all the great features of this longboard.
The Deck and Specifications
The deck is made from a high-quality wood mix of bamboo and maple. This gives the board great strength while being flexible at the same time. The longboard keeps to the classic surfboard-style design and features a cool Atom design on the underside.
The 9″ width of the board means that there is plenty of room for large feet and it is also strong enough for even heavy riders. The surfboard design of the deck provides a great deal of stability.
It seems with this longboard, that Atom has got the perfect balance between stiffness and flexibility.
The specs of the Penny Graphic Skateboard are:
- Skateboard dimensions: 6″ x 9″ x 39″
- Skateboard weight: 5 lbs
- Skateboard material: Bamboo and maple
- Skateboard size: 39″
- Skateboard bearings: 8 x 22mm
- Skateboard wheels: 70mm x 42mm
The wheels have been upgraded to 70mm urethane wheels which means that you can reach higher speeds with the Atom Pin Tail Bamboo Tiki than with the previous model, which only sported 65mm wheels. The wheels are soft enough to withstand a bumpy surface and won’t damage easily.
The way that the longboard has been designed means that there is no wheel biting when carving down an incline. You will find that you can also turn very quickly, even at high speeds.
One of the ways that the Atom Pin Tail Longboard Tiki stands out from the rest is that you can quickly get up to high speeds. As already mentioned, the design of the wheels means that there are no wheel bites.
Even though you can reach high speeds quickly with the board, its stability means that it’s not too difficult for beginners to master the board. Although for some, the fast acceleration of the board means that some beginners should be extra cautious when learning with the Atom Pin Tail Tiki.
However, it has to be mentioned that as regards versatility, it is one of the best longboards that is currently on the market. It is perfect for cruising and will let you get where you want to go faster and with less effort.
The design of the board, along with the large wheels and high-quality aluminum trucks means that you can achieve great control cruising with the board. The upgrade of the bearings is a nice feature with this model and it adds to the smooth ride and great control.
Other Great Features
The Atom Tiki Bamboo Longboard also features a good grip on the deck. It is aluminum oxide 46 and will help you keep your grip in all weathers.
Verdict of the Atom Pin Tail Bamboo Longboard – Tiki
The way that Atom has designed their longboard means that it is one of the best skateboards for cruising and getting around faster. The large wheels and wide deck give the longboard great stability and flexibility has not been compromised for strength, as it is flexible enough to get a good ‘feel’ on the boards.
Another advantage of the board is that it is great for beginners as well as advanced riders. So, this means that if you are buying your first skateboard, you won’t have to think about upgrading when you become a pro.
The Atom Pin Tail Bamboo Longboard offers great value for money. It has been fully upgraded from its predecessor and has been designed to create a fantastic all-around skateboarding experience. In fact, when riding the longboard you will feel like you have paid double the price.