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Is 90a a hard wheel?

Is 90a a hard wheel?

These are 54mm and 59mm, but nowadays some are skating on slightly larger as well, up to 72mm in size. The hardness is always around 88a or 90a. These wheels are short, wide with a rounded profile and a solid core.

Are 90a wheels soft?

Skateboard wheels are made from polyurethane (PU) and their hardness is measured in durometer. Most range between 75a to 104a. Any wheel in the 78a to 90a range is considered a soft wheel, 90a to 98a is in the middle, 99a+ is referred to as a hard wheel.

Are 90a wheels good for outdoors?

For example, a soft wheel (78A-89A in the picture to the right) is best used for outdoor use or slippery indoor floors while a harder wheel (90A-103A) is best used for indoor use on sticky floors. The lower the number, the softer the wheel. The higher the number, the harder the wheel.

Are 90a wheels good?

90a is pretty close to 87a though, which is similar to the Ricta Clouds and other, similar wheels. For an idea of the surfaces, they’re not too bad crack wise but are somewhat rough asphalt (roads/pavements).

What is 90a durometer?

The Shore A scale can range from parts that are flexible and soft in nature (0-40A), to semi-flexible and medium-hard (50-80A), to very hard and rigid (90-100A).

Are 99a wheels soft?

These wheels have a hardness (durometer) of 99a, making them incredibly hard, solid wheels. This is the most common durometer found in skateboard wheels used for shortboards.

Can you use 82A wheels indoors?

82A & 58MM*32MM: This 82A hardness is great for indoor & outdoor roller skate occasion. Wheels size 58mm diameter give you stability when skating out, while 32mm width increases control.

Is 82A good for outdoor skating?

These wheels are perfect for outdoor skating, and utilize the standard size 608 bearing hub. 82A is the perfect hardness for a smooth, long lasting outdoor wheel.

Are 97A wheels good?

Hard wheels – 97A and higher – are best for all of you park riders. If you are an all-around rider: If you rarely go anywhere without your skate, you may fall into this category. All-around skaters like to cruise around town, but can also drop in on a pool any day of the week.

Is there a big difference between 99a and 101a?

It’s a hardness that provides great grip on most street surfaces while retaining speed, pop and a smooth ride. Being slightly softer than the harder 101a, the 99a is slightly more forgiving on impact. 101a duro is more suited to smoother transitional skateparks and ramps.