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04-07-2014, 03:18 PM
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Ambassador to Earth
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I'm joining a roller league that starts in May and have a question about wheels. The surface we're playing on is basically a hardwood, similar to a basketball court. Someone recommended I get harder wheels because they wouldn't wear as fast. Can anyone confirm or deny this suggestion?
there is a chart at the top of this page that might help:
as far as the sizes you should use... typically your chassis on your skates is designed to use a specific configuration. some might allow you to put a different size wheel in there, but you'll have to watch out when increasing the size of your wheel because they might not fit.
I use 2 80mm in the back and 2 76mm in the front. I think bigger wheels allow you to skate a bit further with the same amount of effort as smaller wheels, they also help with turning at higher speeds.
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