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PostSubject: benefits of plastic wheels vs urethane?   Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:28 pm

im currently riding oaks on my 2 setups but am thinking about trying out some flatface or winkler wheels again because i havent had plastic wheels in ages.
im wondering if theyre makign certain tricks easier or harder because you can slide them a bit before poppoing for the trick.
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PostSubject: Re: benefits of plastic wheels vs urethane?   Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:09 am

Plastic wheels don't get as dirty as fast and they're a lot smoother than oaks because of the hardness and material. They also make any slide tricks easier since your wheels won't grip the ledge.

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PostSubject: Re: benefits of plastic wheels vs urethane?   Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:03 pm

Once I switched to urethane I haven't been able to go back. I even tried FF BRR wheels. They are super smooth, but just don't feel or sound right. The feel is more important to me, and plastic just feels "off" now. The weight and grip of urethane is well worth it.

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