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PostSubject: urethane wheel wurf?   Wed Dec 09, 2015 1:01 am

I havent touched a fingerboard in over two years now and the only urethane wheel that was out back then where Oaks but I never got around to buying a pair. Ive been riding some winks and china wheels lately and I use to exclusivley ride flatface because I live like 30 minutes from Mike Schnieder so shipping was next day. With that being said I have a couple questions for you guys who have them. Do they feel weird at first because they are grippier than tradition fb wheels? What brand would you buy, and what are the real pros and cons of urethane wheel? Thanks in advance for the foresight. Im really looking to try a pair.
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PostSubject: Re: urethane wheel wurf?   Wed Dec 09, 2015 2:04 am

they get flat spots easy and are really grippy.

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PostSubject: Re: urethane wheel wurf?   Wed Dec 09, 2015 2:49 am

Most of the time they're durable and they're really good outdoor as they can take a beating. If you don't want to take the huge plunge into getting some expensive urethane wheels Roswell sells some for 15 bucks as cruiser wheels (it'll probably be wiser to go for the more expensive urethane wheels).
Personally I've used the Roswell cruiser wheels and they're like budget oaks.

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PostSubject: Re: urethane wheel wurf?   Wed Dec 09, 2015 4:24 am

@skatemaster231 wrote:
Most of the time they're durable and they're really good outdoor as they can take a beating. If you don't want to take the huge plunge into getting some expensive urethane wheels Roswell sells some for 15 bucks as cruiser wheels (it'll probably be wiser to go for the more expensive urethane wheels).
Personally I've used the Roswell cruiser wheels and they're like budget oaks.

Thanks for the advice. Im deffonitly going to buy a set off Roswell. Ive been wanting a pair for shredding outside.
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PostSubject: Re: urethane wheel wurf?   Wed Dec 09, 2015 2:16 pm

I love my Oaks! If you get lucky and use Instagram you can find them for around $20. I love mine! Would never go back to plastic. However 1 wheel does have a flat spot and is really bumpy. I put it on the nose of my board and don't notice it as much but it's still noticeable. I would highly recommend them if you can get them at a good price.

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PostSubject: Re: urethane wheel wurf?   Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:51 pm

@TylerE wrote:
@skatemaster231 wrote:
Most of the time they're durable and they're really good outdoor as they can take a beating. If you don't want to take the huge plunge into getting some expensive urethane wheels Roswell sells some for 15 bucks as cruiser wheels (it'll probably be wiser to go for the more expensive urethane wheels).
Personally I've used the Roswell cruiser wheels and they're like budget oaks.

Thanks for the advice. Im deffonitly going to buy a set off Roswell. Ive been wanting a pair for shredding outside.

No problem Tyler! Glad to help an OG out. Also just so you know these wheels have some kind of mold release stuck on them so it may take a while before you notice the grippy nature of urethane. Another thing is that my set chipped although I'll assume it's because I bought cheap wheels and I was abusing them going downhill.

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