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Old August 14th, 2019, 08:07 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by BigFoot View Post
Mr. Fierocious1,

I am totally with you on the long plates, but why did you cut down the wheel diameter? Wheelbite? Weight savings? Faster startup speed? Prefer the feel of smaller diameter?

My preference is to go as big as the plates will allow, and bigger diameter for top speed. What's the ding dang deal?
Bigger wheels dont necessarily mean faster speeds. Urethane should be no thicker than a half inch or so, after that it gets really mushy.

Narrower wheels are also better than a 40-44mm width
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