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05-06-2009, 12:17 PM
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Wheel Hardness Question

For a lighter guy (145 Lbs), is 76a soft enough for an indoor surface (sport court-ish)? I understand that this is under the category of "indoor wheel" put considering I don't weigh that much, I wondered if it would still be the right wheel durometer.

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05-11-2009, 01:13 AM
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76a should be fine. Realistically, harder wheels can have their advantages too. Every durometer has its advantages and "the softer the better" isn't necessarily a universal rule.

Im 155 and use 76a and I have no problem getting grip. I'd actually prefer them to be a little less grippy, but I don't want to shell out the $ for a new set of 78s just to gain a little extra slip when I go for stops.

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