Frequently Asked Questions

Company details

Black Market Skates
8114 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
USA

(206) 462-1343

[email protected]

Mon-Sat: 11am to 7pm
Sun: 11am to 5pm

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Frequently asked questions

1. Items
1.1 Are all the items on the website also available in your store?

Yes, we try to keep our website as up-to-date as possible.

1.2 Do you have preorder special Nike shoes?

No, we do not carry Nike shoes.

1.3 Do you sell longboards?

Not in general. If there's something you're looking for in particular, let us know and we can special order it for you.

1.4 Can you special order an item for me?

In most cases, yes. 

1.5 Do you have helmets and/or other protective gear?

Yes, you can check our website for availability at Accessories > Protective Gear.

2. Store
2.1 Are you open?

Yes, we are open for walk-ins everyday, 10am-7pm Monday-Sunday at our Greenlake Aurora location. We also ship orders Monday-Saturday. 

2.2 How do I order for pick-up?

If you'd like to pick it up, select "pick up in store" as your shipping method. For contactless curbside pick-up, please call our shop phone at (206) 930-8851 when you arrive and we will bring your order to our front porch. 

2.3 When can I pick up my order?

We can fill your order easily within minutes. You may pick up your order anytime between 10am-7pm Monday-Sunday.

2.4 Can you assemble the board for me?

Yes, it would be our pleasure! If placing an online order, include in the notes "please assemble". It will take about 20 minutes to set up your complete once your order has been placed. 

2.5 I want (or my child wants) to start skateboarding. What should I get?

You will need the following parts: deck (1), trucks (2), wheels (1), bearings (1), hardware (1), grip tape (1). The sizes will depend on preference, foot size, and where you want to skate. 

Here's our general recommendation: 

Shop Deck - Popsicle 8.5" https://www.blackmarketskates.com/shop-deck-popsicle-wolf.html?id=45169060

149 Independent Trucks (purchase minimum of 2 pieces) https://www.blackmarketskates.com/149-stage-11-polished-standard-trucks.html

Road Crew Serpent Wheels 55mm https://www.blackmarketskates.com/copy-of-road-crew-all-terrain-t-a-wheels-60mm.html

Dirty Bearings https://www.blackmarketskates.com/dirty-bearings.html

Hardware - 1" https://www.blackmarketskates.com/hardware-phillips-black.html

Jessup Grip Tape 9" https://www.blackmarketskates.com/jessup-grip-tape-sheet-9in-x-33in-plain-black.html

2.6 Where are you located?

8114 Aurora Ave N

Seattle WA 98103

2.7 What happened to the old Black Market in downtown?

It is still under same ownership and temporarily closed. We hope to reopen in summer 2020.

2.8 Do you have a bathroom?

We do not have a public bathroom.