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Durable Sliding wheels?
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Hi guys i'm looking for some sliding wheels that wont cone after one or two sessions, I was thinking out of these three but please tell me if anything is better:One of the bigger raceforms in…Click here for the full story

Started this discussion. Last reply by sean meaney Apr 19, 2012.

 

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sean meaney replied to Luke's discussion 'Durable Sliding wheels?'
"hey man, i rode some reflex freerides for a while, i don't like the harder duro's at all, reflex tends to suck in harder duro's full stop but the 80's are really quite nice and are indestructible, if your real tight for cash and…"
Apr 19, 2012
Luke replied to Luke's discussion 'Durable Sliding wheels?'
"Thanks alot ! ill get the race forms as i already have in heats as my grippy downhill wheel. i want to be able to do bigger slides at lowwer speeds with these XD"
Apr 19, 2012
Will Smith replied to Luke's discussion 'Durable Sliding wheels?'
"I think hopkin might have free shipping to NZ, not sure but if they do i recommend these to last a while. http://www.hopkin.com.au/product.php?productid=169093&cat=296&page=1 or these would have a less icy…"
Apr 19, 2012
Luke replied to Luke's discussion 'Durable Sliding wheels?'
"thank you, ill be getting some of these http://www.hyper.co.nz/ride/skate/longboard-wheels/sector-9-RACE-FORMULA-76-82A-RED/id/18824/product but ill see if its worth importing them from overseas. its a shame they cost so much"
Apr 19, 2012
Will Smith replied to Luke's discussion 'Durable Sliding wheels?'
"No sorry I didn't mean that. Still go for a wheel around 70-75mm, its just that compared to other wheels that size baluts will wear fast. I would recommend the blue seismic bootlegs, or 82a round-lipped sector 9 raceforms"
Apr 19, 2012
Luke replied to Luke's discussion 'Durable Sliding wheels?'
"sooo, a larger wheel like the 81mm Race Form or a flywheel?"
Apr 19, 2012
Will Smith replied to Luke's discussion 'Durable Sliding wheels?'
"That is true, but Baluts have a huge core so not much urethane, which means you will wear them down to the core much faster then a wheel with large amount of urethane. "
Apr 19, 2012
Luke replied to Luke's discussion 'Durable Sliding wheels?'
"Thanks for your imput :)  "
Apr 19, 2012
Lewis Dowie replied to Luke's discussion 'Durable Sliding wheels?'
"I haven't ever used them, but possibly something that is centre set like the Balut, cos that way you can rotate and flip the wheel to get even wear? Also possibly the harder duro cos that way they are less likely to flare…"
Apr 19, 2012
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Durable Sliding wheels?

Hi guys i'm looking for some sliding wheels that wont cone after one or two sessions, I was thinking out of these three but please tell me if anything is better:One of the bigger raceforms in 82aBalut 83-86aRetro Freerides lemon or orange...PS. these are going on my dervish, paris 180 and venom supercarves if that helps.Thanks !See More
Apr 19, 2012
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