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Novidades Element Prey 50mm Wheels Vista rápida Element
Prey 50mm Wheels
€ 69,95
Novidades Spitfire Formula Four 99 Duro Classic 51mm Vista rápida Spitfire
Formula Four 99 Duro Classic 51mm
€ 49,95
Novidades Spitfire Formular Four 101 Duro Classic 56mm Vista rápida Spitfire
Formular Four 101 Duro Classic 56mm
€ 49,95
Bones STF Skinny Bones 51mmm Wheels Vista rápida Bones
STF Skinny Bones 51mmm Wheels
€ 44,95
Bones STF Series V1 52mm Wheels Vista rápida Bones
STF Series V1 52mm Wheels
€ 44,95

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Novidades Bones V3 STF 54mm Wheels Vista rápida Bones
V3 STF 54mm Wheels
€ 44,95
Novidades Bones V4 STF 51mm Wheels Vista rápida Bones
V4 STF 51mm Wheels
€ 44,95
Bones Wheels 51mm STF Thin Bones Vista rápida Bones
Wheels 51mm STF Thin Bones
€ 44,95
Novidades Bones V4 STF 54mm Wheels Vista rápida Bones
V4 STF 54mm Wheels
€ 44,95
Spitfire Cheapshot Pricepoint 54mm Vista rápida Spitfire
Cheapshot Pricepoint 54mm
€ 35,95
Bones STF Deck V4 52mm Wheels Vista rápida Bones
STF Deck V4 52mm Wheels
€ 44,95
Novidades Element Varsity Purple 54mm Wheels Vista rápida Element
Varsity Purple 54mm Wheels
€ 35,95
Novidades Spitfire Classic Tiger Style 52mm Wheels Vista rápida Spitfire
Classic Tiger Style 52mm Wheels
€ 44,95
Novidades Spitfire Ballers Soccer 53mm Wheels Vista rápida Spitfire
Ballers Soccer 53mm Wheels
€ 44,95
Novidades Spitfire Ballers Soccer 52mm Wheels Vista rápida Spitfire
Ballers Soccer 52mm Wheels
€ 44,95

Freestyle.ch  

Novidades Bones Too Tone Ratbone 62mm Wheels Vista rápida Bones
Too Tone Ratbone 62mm Wheels
€ 44,95
Element Section 54 Wheels Vista rápida Element
Section 54 Wheels
€ 34,95
Novidades Bones SPF Ngoho Fish Grn 58mm Wheels Vista rápida Bones
SPF Ngoho Fish Grn 58mm Wheels
€ 44,95
Novidades Girl Starfields 52mm Wheels Vista rápida Girl
Starfields 52mm Wheels
€ 40,95
Element Divided Purple 53mm Wheels Vista rápida Element
Divided Purple 53mm Wheels
€ 34,95

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Flip Neon Grooves Red 53mm Vista rápida Flip
Neon Grooves Red 53mm
€ 39,95
OJ Wheels Bloodsuckers Green 97a 56mm Vista rápida OJ Wheels
Bloodsuckers Green 97a 56mm
€ 39,95
Bullet Shocktart 50mm Vista rápida Bullet
Shocktart 50mm
€ 39,95
Bones Wheels 54mm STF Skinny Bones Vista rápida Bones
Wheels 54mm STF Skinny Bones
€ 44,95
Bullet Shocktart 52mm Vista rápida Bullet
Shocktart 52mm
€ 39,95
OJ Wheels Rowley 100A 53mm Wheels Vista rápida OJ Wheels
Rowley 100A 53mm Wheels
€ 47,95
OJ Wheels Rowley 95A 54mm Wheels Vista rápida OJ Wheels
Rowley 95A 54mm Wheels
€ 47,95
Novidades Ricta Speedrings 81B 53mm Wheels Vista rápida Ricta
Speedrings 81B 53mm Wheels
€ 44,95
Jart Prothane 54mm Wheels Vista rápida Jart
Prothane 54mm Wheels
€ 37,95
Novidades Spitfire Classic Tiger Style 54mm Wheels Vista rápida Spitfire
Classic Tiger Style 54mm Wheels
€ 44,95
OJ Wheels Bloodsuckers Green 97a 54mm Vista rápida OJ Wheels
Bloodsuckers Green 97a 54mm
€ 39,95
Novidades LQD Skateboards Half 54mm Wheels Vista rápida LQD Skateboards
Half 54mm Wheels
€ 24,95
Ricta All Star Orange/Black 50mm Vista rápida Ricta
All Star Orange/Black 50mm
€ 39,95
Bones STF Dyet Rasta GRN V1 54mm Wheels Vista rápida Bones
STF Dyet Rasta GRN V1 54mm Wheels
€ 44,95
Bullet Shocktart 53mm Vista rápida Bullet
Shocktart 53mm
€ 39,95
Novidades Bones V1 Series STF 54mm Wheels Vista rápida Bones
V1 Series STF 54mm Wheels
€ 44,95
ATM Sticker red wheels 52mm Vista rápida ATM
Sticker red wheels 52mm
€ 29,95
Autobahn Brezinski ABX Glow 52mm Vista rápida Autobahn
Brezinski ABX Glow 52mm
€ 49,95
Element Section 50 Wheels Vista rápida Element
Section 50 Wheels
€ 34,95
Ricta Nyjah Huston 53mm Chrome Cores Vista rápida Ricta
Nyjah Huston 53mm Chrome Cores
€ 54,95
Bones ATF Po Bear 60mm Vista rápida Bones
ATF Po Bear 60mm
€ 49,95
Novidades Plan B Past Time 51mm Vista rápida Plan B
Past Time 51mm
€ 34,95
Habitat Bloom Foil 53mm Vista rápida Habitat
Bloom Foil 53mm
€ 34,95
Habitat Bloom Foil 51mm Vista rápida Habitat
Bloom Foil 51mm
€ 34,95
Ricta Supercrystal Yellow 50mm Vista rápida Ricta
Supercrystal Yellow 50mm
€ 34,95

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Novidades Muckefuck Albertross 53mm Wheels Vista rápida Muckefuck
Albertross 53mm Wheels
€ 35,95
Robotron Speedometer 54mm Wheels Vista rápida Robotron
Speedometer 54mm Wheels
€ 29,95
Element Section 52mm Wheels Vista rápida Element
Section 52mm Wheels
€ 34,95
Jart Jart Core Rastafury 54mm Wheels Vista rápida Jart
Jart Core Rastafury 54mm Wheels
€ 34,95
OJ Wheels Natural 54mm Wheels Vista rápida OJ Wheels
Natural 54mm Wheels
€ 39,95
Spitfire F1 Streetburners Bighead 52mm Vista rápida Spitfire
F1 Streetburners Bighead 52mm
€ 44,95
Spitfire Bighead 52 Vista rápida Spitfire
Bighead 52
€ 44,95
Chocolate Eazy-C 53mm Wheels Vista rápida Chocolate
Eazy-C 53mm Wheels
€ 39,95
Penny Solid 59mm Wheels purple Vista rápida Penny
Solid 59mm Wheels purple
€ 27,95
Spitfire F1 SB Pretty Sweet 53mm Wheels Vista rápida Spitfire
F1 SB Pretty Sweet 53mm Wheels
€ 44,95
Plan B Team National 52mm Vista rápida Plan B
Team National 52mm
€ 39,95
Jart Leaves 53mm Wheels Vista rápida Jart
Leaves 53mm Wheels
€ 24,95
Girl Big Girl 3D 50mm Wheels Vista rápida Girl
Big Girl 3D 50mm Wheels
€ 39,95
Habitat Bloom Foil 52mm Vista rápida Habitat
Bloom Foil 52mm
€ 34,95
Spitfire F1 Streetburner Multiball 53mm Vista rápida Spitfire
F1 Streetburner Multiball 53mm
€ 44,95
Spitfire F1 Streetburners Bighead 54mm Vista rápida Spitfire
F1 Streetburners Bighead 54mm
€ 44,95
Ricta Natural Blue 50mm Vista rápida Ricta
Natural Blue 50mm
€ 34,95
Muckefuck Murl 54mm Vista rápida Muckefuck
Murl 54mm
€ 35,95
Robotron Speedometer 53mm Wheels Vista rápida Robotron
Speedometer 53mm Wheels
€ 29,95
Girl Big Girl 3D 52mm Wheels Vista rápida Girl
Big Girl 3D 52mm Wheels
€ 39,95
Jart Jart Logo Camo 55Mm Wheels Vista rápida Jart
Jart Logo Camo 55Mm Wheels
€ 24,95
SWEET SKTBS Yestion 52mm Wheels Vista rápida SWEET SKTBS
Yestion 52mm Wheels
€ 24,95
Enjoi Rasta Panda White 54mm Wheels Vista rápida Enjoi
Rasta Panda White 54mm Wheels
€ 34,95
Spitfire Bighead 53mm white Vista rápida Spitfire
Bighead 53mm white
€ 44,95

Rock ‘N’ Roll - A Well-Rounded Overview of Skateboard Wheels

Blue Tomato Team rider Tobi Fleischer


It was only in the 50’s that the first surfers decided to screw wheels to the bottom of their surfboards so that they could ‘surf’ the streets. A few things have changed since then, especially when it comes to the materials. The skate scene is constantly evolving with consistently changing and increasing demands. Over time, simple planks of wood became bespoke skate decks and the metal rails were replaced with skateboard trucks. Even wheels are radically different these days. Originally, skaters would repurpose wheels from inline or roller skates, but today there’s a specific skate wheel for every type of rider. Let Blue Tomato give you a quick overview!

If your setup isn’t quite right, skateboarding can be a bit of a drag. It’s not just a matter of matching up your deck to your trucks though; wheels also play an essential role in building your perfect skate setup. Wheels come in all different sizes, materials, and hardness ratings allowing you to adapt your skateboard to suit your style, whether you skate park, street, vert or bowl.

Size Matters… At Least When it comes to Wheels

Skateboard wheel diameter overview


The size of your skateboard wheels, or more precisely, the diameter, is normally measured in millimetres and is usually somewhere between 50 to 75 mm. If you paid attention in physics class, you probably already know a little about the potential difference the size of a wheel can make… If not, here’s a quick reminder: Smaller wheels accelerate noticeably quicker as there is less friction for them to overcome, but larger wheels have greater top speeds.
As you would expect smaller wheels will bring your setup lower to the ground than larger diameter wheels.

Here’s a quick overview:

  • 50 - 53 mm: As a street skater, you’ll probably favour smaller wheels as they give you a little extra stability when it comes to landing flip tricks. On the vert ramp, you’ll definitely notice the acceleration which will give you a little performance boost in the pipe or mini-ramp.
  • 54 - 59 mm: The all-rounder size, a versatile wheel for skate parks, vert skating and more. No park, bowl, vert ramp or mini-ramp is safe!
  • 60 mm and up: Cruiser wheels! Plenty of speed with very little effort.

Skateboard wheel hardness ratings


The hardness rating of skateboard wheels is, theoretically, given on a scale of 1 to 100; the higher the value, the harder the wheel. The value also comes with a letter: either ‘A’, which signifies a polyurethane mix similar to the consistency of rubber, or ‘B’, which is more similar to the hard plastic wheels of old-school 80’s boards.

Once again, physics plays an essential role here. If you primarily ride parks or smooth, flat terrain, there’s no limit to your choices: Soft wheels will give you more grip and therefore a smoother ride. Harder wheels, on the other hand, will make slides and grinds that bit easier and the lack of friction between harder wheels and the ground will help you reach higher speeds than with a softer wheel.

A simple guiding principle for buying skate wheels is this: Between 70 and 90, you’re guaranteed a comfy ride, but between 90 and 101 you’re perfectly equipped for any trick you can think of, and your slides will blow minds.

Year in, year out, brands like Bones and Spitfire develop new material formulas for their wheels to enhance skate performance. New shapes, new materials and new features - these brands know what they’re doing, and you can rely on them for a good skate. There are wheels for every skating style: Bones offer the STF (street formula for street skating) or the SPF (skate park formula for any park) and Spitfire offer a similar range under the names F1 Street Burners and F1 Park Burners.

Round meets Long - the Setup


Regardless of the brand of wheels, the aperture is always the same so all bearings will fit all wheels. Making sure there is a spacer between each bearing, press them into the wheels, then mount the wheels on your trucks, putting the so-called speed rings inside and out. Once you’ve fixed all four wheels on with nuts, you’re ready to shred!

Now it’s up to you! Find the perfect wheels for your setup at Blue Tomato!

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