Skateboard wheels are the essential contact points between you and the asphalt, allowing you to roll, slide and perform tricks smoothly. But have you ever wondered how these crucial components evolved?
In the early days of skateboarding, wheels were more of a burden than a pleasure. The first wheels were made of steel or clay and were anything but smooth on the streets. Fortunately, skaters quickly found new solutions. The introduction of urethane wheels in the 1970s revolutionized the skateboarding world. This new compound offered more grip and better resilience, making skating much more enjoyable and technically possible.
Today, skateboard wheels are made of high-quality urethane, with different hardnesses and sizes to meet the diverse needs of skaters. Softer wheels offer more grip and are ideal for cruising and riding on rough surfaces, while harder wheels are better for tricks, slides and skate parks.
When choosing wheels it is important to pay attention to diameter, hardness and profile. Diameter affects speed and rolling performance, while hardness determines grip, slide and shock absorption. The profile, such as conical, rounded or square, influences the control and grip during slides and tricks.
Our collection of skateboard wheels offers a wide range of options, from soft cruiser wheels to hard, durable park wheels. Whether you're learning new skills or exploring your usual routes, the right wheels make all the difference. Choose from our range of high-quality skateboard wheels, designed to make your ride smooth and controlled, wherever your skateboarding adventures take you. With our selection of wheels you'll be ready to roll and take your skating skills to new heights.