Loaded Tarab Bamboo Longboard Deck
The Loaded Tarab is designed to push the boundaries of modern longboard dancing – lightweight, durable and technical for longboard dancing and freestyle.
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The Loaded Tarab is designed to push the boundaries of modern longboard dancing. Loaded Boards launched their first Dancer in 2008, followed by the Bhangra in 2010. The Tarab builds on that history. Lightweight, durable and technical, the Tarab is intended to further the level of longboard dancing and modern freestyle.
Form and Function — Rocker, concave, symmetrical shape, kicktails, grab rails, and purposeful griptape combine to form an elegantly ergonomic platform for flowy footwork and the most frenetic freestyle dancing.
Damp and Durable — Bamboo and basalt construction keeps the Tarab lightweight, lively, and durable. A cork top layer complements the griptape design, providing secure yet non-abrasive traction across the standing platform while also damping vibration. Urethane-reinforced kicktails and unique UHMWPE rails protect against a wide array of freestyle-inflicted damage.
Versatile Variations — Available in two distinct flexes. Flex 1 features an extra bamboo veneer for added stiffness and damping. Flex 2 is slightly lighter and noticeably more lively. Both flexes feature two truck-mounting options to accommodate a variety of riding preferences.
Flex 1: 140-270+ lbs
Flex 2: 80-190+ lbs
One Loaded Tarab deck ONLY. Trucks, wheels, bearings, and hardware are NOT INCLUDED.
How should I set up my Tarab?
TRUCKS: Loaded recommends 180mm, 50° reverse-kingpin trucks like Paris V2 for optimal agility and control.
WHEELS: Loaded recommends 65-70mm wheels like Orangatang Fat Frees or Stimulus for freestyle and dancing.
Specification: Loaded Tarab Bamboo Longboard Deck
47” / 119 cm
9.5” / 24.1 cm
31.25-32.25” / 79.4-81.9 cm
5 lbs / 2.3 kg
Flex 1, Flex 2
Dedicated to the growth of board sports through performance, community, and creative expression.
Exploring ways of emulating snowboarding and surfing on land, Loaded began as a passion (obsession?) in the mid 90s. We scavenged Krypto Classics, Krypto 85s, Bones Hardcore wheels, every new-fangled truck we could find, and retrofitted every piece of wood or old snowboard we came across with trucks and wheels. The decision to start a company occurred in September of 2000 following a series of serendipitous events. After much trial and error with all kinds of materials and production methods, we launched our first board, The Vanguard, in June 2002.
We build what we want to ride.
We are passionate about materials, are committed to environmentally conscious design and production, appreciate the subtleties of process (the devil’s in the details) and are devotees of functionally driven design.
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