What does durometer mean on the wheel?|
Each wheel is assigned a number called a "durometer". The lower the durometer the softer the wheel. The higher the durometer the harder or firmer the wheel. When outdoor skating you should use a wheel
How easy is it to change your wheels?|
It is very easy to change your wheels. You will need the replacement set of wheels with the bearings already in them and a skate tool. Remove the wheel by using the skate tool. Remember, righty tighty
How do you change the wheels to convert an indoor skate into an outdoor skate?|
You should be able to change the wheels on most skates. We actually offer outdoor and indoor wheel upgrade kits. These kits both ship with the bearings pre-pressed and a universal tool which allows fo
What is the difference between the size of the wheels and which one is best to use?|
The size of the wheel is your personal preference, however, larger wheels tend to roll a little bit faster and have a little more smoother ride. Larger wheels are used for speed skating and fitness ty
What does the wheel hardness and the wheel diameter mean?|
The Wheels have 2 numbers on them that count.
1. The Wheel Hardness is measured on the Shore scale:
Either on the D scale or the A scale
D scales are for harnesses of Plastic Compound Wheels
How does the size of my wheels affect the speed ?|
A larger the wheel will have more roll with the least amount of effort. This will help you cover more surface area with the larger wheel with less effort and you will go faster and have a smoother rid
Why it's important to rotate your skate wheels and how often should they be rotated?|
Rotating your wheels regularly will make them last longer, because they will wear more evenly. Skate wheels usually wear out faster on one edge than the other, and most people wear down some of their
How is the size of a skate wheel measured, the range of skate wheel sizes available, and which size is best for which type of skating?|
The diameter or height of a skate wheel is measured in millimeters (MM). Wheels used for skates range from approximately 40 MM to 100 MM in diameter.
Small wheels will provide the maneuverability n
How do I tighten or loosen the wheels on my quad skates?|
*Flip the first skate over, wheel side up. Locate the two external tension nuts at both of the wheel axles.
*Attach the correct socket wrench (usually 11/16 inch) to the ratchet body of your wrench
How do I change the wheels on my quad skates?|
*Unscrew the nut from each wheel with your skate tool. Place the tool over the nut, and turn it counterclockwise until the nut comes off.
*Remove the wheels from their bolts.
*Put the new wheels
Why do my wheels have holes in them?|
Top end wheels for jam skating, inline speed skating or track skating are made from a material called POLY BD. This specific material has exceptional grip while providing excellent rebound yet remains
How many wheels should I order if I want to replace my existing wheels on my quad skate?|
One pair of quad skates come with 8 wheels (4 wheels on each skate). Therefore, you should order 8 wheels if you want to replace all of the wheels on your skate. Most wheels are sold in sets of 8. Rev
How can I slow down my wheels on my new skates?|
We suggest you tighten the axle nuts to create more friction. You also may want to purchase a better wheel.The combination of a better wheel and tightening the axle nuts to create bearing drag will en
What is a typical inline wheel size and hardness?|
A typical inline wheel diameters are from 70-110 mm, with larger wheels enhancing speed and smaller wheels being designed more for maneuverability.
Softer wheels are good for outdoor use and provide
How are Atom wheels made ?|
Courtesy of Nistevo Sport Manufacturing.
ML Technology™ is another advancement in Atom Wheels’ line to make our overall product just that much better. Mechanical Lock Technology™ will all
What are the difference between indoor and outdoor wheels?|
You will need a "softer" wheel for outdoor skating and a "harder" wheel for indoor skating. A softer wheel will give you a better roll on the non-smooth surfaces such as sidewalks and streets. A soft
May I substitute the wheels on a skate package I am interested in purchasing?|
This really depends on the type of skate you are buying. Many of our skates are pre-assembled when they arrive from the manufacturer. You could always purchase the wheels you like and we can change th
How do I tell what size bearings are in my wheels?|
There are 3 very easy ways to check the size bearings you have. 1.Look at the stamping on the shield of your existing skate bearing. Most will be stamped with 608. This means you have 8mm. If st
How do change the wheels to convert an outdoor skate into an indoor skate?|
You should be able to change the wheels out on most pairs of skates. We actually offer indoor and outdoor wheel upgrade kits. These kits both ship with the bearings pre-pressed and a universal tool wh
How do I get the old bearings out of my existing wheels?|
You will need a Reflex Tool . You can use this tool to remove wheels from you skates and use it to remove bearings from the wheels. Use it for quick extraction of the axle bolt once it's loose.. It is