As you can see, there’s a skateboard rack for just about any need, whether you have a single “daily driver”, or you have a collection of multiple skateboards. Not sure how to make your choice? Let’s run through some of the more important considerations you will need to make.
Perhaps the most important consideration here is capacity – does the skateboard rack have enough capacity for your needs? Alternatively, should you purchase a rack with more capacity than the number of boards you currently own? If you only have a single board, and anticipate buying another in the future, it might be wise to buy a three-board rack so you can store at least two boards, plus your riding gear. However, it might not make much sense to purchase a six-board rack if you only ever expect to own two skateboards.
The material you choose is also very important. Each brings something different to the table. ABS plastic can be very durable and strong, but also quite affordable. Wood can be stylish and beautiful, and metal can be both modern and incredibly strong. Each option brings a different look, though. Perhaps the best option is to try to match the existing surrounding aesthetic. Of course, if there’s not much going on in the way of an existing style, then the sky’s the limit.
How does the system mount? Is it wall mountable only? Can it only be mounted to the floor? What about limitations in your space itself – can you not locate a stud? Are you prohibited from mounting something to the wall? Do you have the floor space available? These are just a few of the considerations you’ll need to make when it comes to mount type.
While all of the racks we’ve listed can be used with just about any type of board, that’s not true for all racks. Some are board style specific, meaning that if it is designed for shortboards, you cannot use it to store a longboard, and vice versa. Make sure that you buy a rack that fits your board collection and the types of boards you will add in the future.
In the end, there is a skateboard rack for anyone, whether you have a single board, or a collection of several boards. Whether you’re looking for strong but affordable, elegant and durable, or a way to tie into your home’s aesthetic, you’ll discover a rack on our list that fits the bill.