Hi Kids, I’m A Wheel

Posted: 2018-03-20 in Skate Diagrams, Uncategorized
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Below, we have an example of centerset and sideset from Abec11’s wheel lineup:  Left to right, we have the Noskool shape, the Grippin shape (basically a Noskool shape with square lips…move the core to the very edge of the wheel for a Flashback shape, as seen in the red sideset wheel above), a Striker or Freeride shape, and a Flywheel core.  Though, looking at the diagrams from SteveC, it looks a LOT like he borrowed from the Abec11 diagrams as well.

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Below, we have some heavily worn wheels from Mig at Fullbag Skates, so you can see how wheels wear directly under the bearing seat.

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Comments
  1. […] but rather, to have their own opinions validated.  They sought Instagram glory over discussing wheels, bearings, and bushings ad nauseum.  And yet, there were holdouts.  There were those among us who […]

  2. […] as shown in the Bushing and Wheel posts, is a complex compound made up of chains of molecules.  It’s the result of a few […]

  3. […] Reflex urethane has a LOT of residual energy in the wheel.  With Urethane, as noted in one of the “Hi Kids” articles, you’ve got compression and rebound.  Compression, in a wheel, is how […]

  4. […] production) take longer to set up, which affects those molecular chains seen in the Bushing and Wheel posts.  As a result, white or natural wheels grip just a little harder and rebound just a little […]

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