7 years ago by Mike
The right skateboard wheels can be the difference between a smooth right and a wipe out. Where and how you skate will determine what kind of wheels you need.
Here’s are some of the terms you’ll see when you’re shopping for wheels, what they mean for your ride, and how to make the right selection for your skateboard.
Durometer is a measurement of hardness and durability for wheels. Hard wheels equal speed and durability with less grip. Soft wheels have the best grip with less speed and durability.
Here’s a list of common durometers and what kind of skating they’re best for:
Keep in mind when choosing wheel size: the smaller the wheel the slower, while larger equals faster.
Warehouse Skateboards has a huge inventory of skateboard wheels in all durometers and sizes. Check it out!