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    Alright, so with my first complete deck, I decided to start off with a smoother ride rather than a purely trick board. I got some 60mm wheels. They were Zoo Yorks. I had no idea that they were partly/fully owned by sketchers, which probably is the reason as to why they seem like they're falling apart. They are semi-transparent, and I see a LOT of cracks and holes in them. At first I thought everything was breaking in and such, but as I've skated it more, every single wheel rattles when I skate. I'm a bit worried because my friend was popping tricks here and there on it, and on an ollie the wheel moved further into the axel and the front bearing was left out. How the hell did that happen? Is the wheel really that ****ty? Any time I get speed wobbles when I go down a hill I'm praying to ****ing god that the same thing doesn't happen again. I constantly feel and hear the rattling of the wheels.

    I would have probably gone with something else, but that was all the skate shop had for soft/medium wheels. Everything else was 52/54mm and 94-100a.

    Should I get rid of these before I kill myself or just skate them?

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    get rid of them and get ricta supercrystals

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    Try Spitfires.

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    Sketchers makes Zoo York shoes. But yeah I personally steer away from any board company wheels, your better off getting wheels made by a wheel company, like spitfire for example.

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    i heard pig is a really good for wheels

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    Darkstar makes amazing wheels.
    Quote Originally Posted by JonahHelfman View Post
    There would be a trick called a boner. you just kickflip and in mid air... POP GOES THE WHEEZLE! Youd just pull a boner out of nowhere.

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    Quote Originally Posted by atmwheels083 View Post
    i heard pig is a really good for wheels
    sure do

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    Spitfires, Bones, Rictas. They're all really good wheel makers.

    Ive heard great things from Bones STF specifically.

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    Spitfires are the best.
    And I heard deathwish wheels never flat spot.
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    Thursdays have a deathwish correct?

    Bones Stf's are good, no flats, never had a problem with spits or darkstars either.

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    If you like big soft wheels, Ricta makes a line of wheels called clouds that are pretty good. If that's what you're into.

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    I don't want huge 72mm longboard wheels, but a pair of 58 or 60mm's would be fine. I want something in the middle, which is what the 60mm offered.

    Anyways, I just went and skated outside and after 4 minutes, one of the bearings pushed itself into the wheel so much that it was touching the other bearing. I've decided that these wheels are pure **** and a waste of money. I'm getting new ones as soon as I can.

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    i hear anything is better than what you just described! ha

    sounds like jelly, but anything from a skateshop, no matter how cheap will be an improvement



    Quote Originally Posted by MysterySk8er3 View Post

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    I did buy these in a skateshop, unless you mean something else.

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    i thought they came with the complete?

    or were they actually sold seperatly?

    well i guess any brand name with your preffered size will do, the big names offer real good budget wheels.



    Quote Originally Posted by MysterySk8er3 View Post

    I was really bored so I went to youtube and started searching for animals having sex. I was looking up dogs and cats and bears stuff like that at first but then I wanted something a little more porn like and was like hey, chimps are close to being human so I typed in chimp sex found some but wasn't satisfied so I then typed in chimp rape and well here we are now.

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    By complete I meant I bought a whole skateboard. I didn't get one already made. I went to a skateshop and bought a deck, trucks, etc. so the wheels were separate.

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    It's your choice

    Spitfire ( I skate them, slide really well and are excellent wheels)
    Autobahn
    Pig
    Bones
    Darkstar Hybrids
    Ricta

    Whatever appeals to you most, get

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    Well holy ****, it seems that instead of breaking in, one of my bearings actually seem to have broken... -_- Idk if it's dirt inside, they just don't spin. At all.

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    Get Ricta Cores
    They are 52mm, have a 78D core and 83B surface
    But will give you super smooth ride, my friend skateboards for transportation and I have tried her board, and gave me an almost perfect ride. They can go pretty fast too and you don't have to push as much.

    They're pretty durable for wheels that soft
    Not as durable as 100a's but they should last you some time

    They're mad expensive for wheels though. My friend bought them for 37 bucks.

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