Are 80a wheels good for street skating?
Most range between 75a to 104a. Any wheel in the 78a to 90a range is considered a soft wheel, 90a to 98a is in the middle, 99a+ is referred to as a hard wheel. Soft wheels are best for cruising, transportation and longboarding. Medium durometer wheels are great for beginners and for street skating on rough surfaces.
Are 80a wheels good for outdoors?
With the 80A-88A, you could even wear these outdoors. With all of those wheel hardness types to choose from, you can mix and match your wheel to your skating surface easily.
What are 92A wheels good for?
Smooth – Smooth wheels come with a shiny coating on the riding surface that feels grippy at first, but wears away quickly. 92a – Best used for rougher terrain like craggy streets, ditches, pools or even masonite and metal ramps.
Are 83A wheels good for sliding?
For Begginers If your a beginner, Tend to go for a higher duro wheel (83a+) as it will be easier to slide and learn on. (Harder wheels are easier to slide at low speeds.) However as you progress try to move down the duro until around 78-80a. These are usually the butteriest slides.
Are 78A wheels good for sliding?
If your wheel of choice has a large core, 74a-78a will be ok. If not, then go for a wheel between 78a-80a. I suggest this hardness because they will provide a smooth slide with good braking power. For beginners, look to the slightly harder formulas for easier sliding.
Are 78A wheels good for tricks?
Larger wheels accelerate slower but are better at maintaining speed. So for you cruisers out there, get large soft wheels between 60mm and 70mm and pick Durometer 78A to 92A. Often used for technical stuff, larger wheels get stuck behind ledges and rails and make it harder to land a trick.
Is 92A too soft for street?
These wheels are pretty nice being between a soft and a hard wheel. But if you’re street skater with alot of experience these wheels are excellent for street and getting through mildy rough concrete.