Basic Troubleshooting and Maintenance

How to Diagnose Belt Skip
When the belt is worn down you'll hear it skip on hard acceleration and deceleration. This is what it will sound like:       If your board is makin...
Thu, 2 Aug, 2018 at 10:14 AM
How to Evaluate a Worn Out Pulley
Tools and Materials: 3mm Allen T-Handle Skate T-Tool   Process Use the Skate T-Tool to remove the axle nut and outer speed washer.    ...
Thu, 2 Aug, 2018 at 10:12 AM
How to Diagnose a Loose Motor
A Riptide motor is made up of 3 basic sub-assemblies:     1) "Mounting Plate" - this part stays still - secured to the motor arm with 4 motor ...
Thu, 2 Aug, 2018 at 10:18 AM
Removing and Replacing the Deck
Parts: Deck Grip Tape (may already be installed) Deck Foam Tools: Skate Multi-Tool 3mm Allen Wrench T-Tool Process Lay out the ne...
Thu, 2 Aug, 2018 at 10:16 AM
Removing and Replacing the Front Truck
Parts: Front Truck Tools: Skate Tool 3mm Allen T-Tool (Optional) Process: Take your board and put it onto a box that is tall enough to ...
Tue, 31 Jul, 2018 at 11:16 PM
How to Tighten or Loosen Your Kingpin
  You can determine how stable or maneuverable your board rides by adjusting your kingpin. If you want your board to be more stable at higher speeds take...
Thu, 2 Aug, 2018 at 10:13 AM
Installing New Wheels
Parts: 4 x Wheels (RideRiptide 83mm blue or ABEC11 90mm green) Optional: 6 standard bearings and 2 front (shorter) wheel spacers Tools and M...
Thu, 2 Aug, 2018 at 10:16 AM
Installing ShredLights
Parts: 2 front ShredLights 2 rear ShredLights 4 brackets Tools: Skate Tool 3mm Allen T-Tool (optional) Tip your board on its side, le...
Thu, 2 Aug, 2018 at 10:16 AM
Modifying the Remote / Replacing the Lanyard
To loosen the two sides of the Remote (either to replace the lanyard or to take pressure off of the thumb throttle) follow the directions below. Use a...
Tue, 31 Jul, 2018 at 9:38 PM
How to Reset the Center Point of the Remote Thumb Throttle
On rare occasions your remote's thumb throttle may engage the brakes when you expect it to coast, and may coast when you expect it to brake. When ...
Thu, 2 Aug, 2018 at 10:17 AM