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Old August 18th, 2007, 06:42 AM   #21
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Alright, my Razor 4.1's have 56mm 90a wheels (stock)
Slide all over at the skate park, should I go with a differnent hardness rating and what would that number be. Like an 84a ? or is that getting harder, and thus slipperier?

Also, would I have to upgrade the frames to go with a bigger wheel (57 or ?) and would there be any benefit to this?

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Old August 18th, 2007, 07:00 AM   #22
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Alright, my Razor 4.1's have 56mm 90a wheels (stock)
Slide all over at the skate park, should I go with a differnent hardness rating and what would that number be. Like an 84a ? or is that getting harder, and thus slipperier?

Also, would I have to upgrade the frames to go with a bigger wheel (57 or ?) and would there be any benefit to this?

Thanks for the advice,
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90a is good. I recommend between 88a and 90a.
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Old August 18th, 2007, 07:35 PM   #23
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If they seem to be slipping at the skate park then you want something softer. Like 88a.
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Old August 18th, 2007, 07:43 PM   #24
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Thanks, gonna try the 88a's and I just got a set of abec7 bearings to try too.

I'm getting better, and have got a bit more practice in. I am really enjoying these Razor 4.1's.

My moto90's are awful jealous. But whadda ya gonna do?

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Old August 18th, 2007, 10:47 PM   #25
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thats something your just going to have to get used to. i play roller hockey on 78mm 80a wheels and they seem a world apart.

the more you skate the less you'll slip though, as soon as you become used to it. trust me, ahah.
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Old November 10th, 2009, 02:48 PM   #26
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What about wheel size? How large wheels can you fit in a flat setup UFS aggressive frame? I ask because I plan to do a fair amount of commuting (4 or 5 15-minute trips per day) in my xsjados (once I buy them lol) and in my experience, bigger=better for longer distance travel

also--are all UFS frames aggressive frames?

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Old November 10th, 2009, 03:55 PM   #27
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afs824 Not all frames are Aggro frames. I actually have some Xsjados and the largest wheel you can fit on there i believe is a 57mm wheel (at least without messign with the frame). You can buy other frames that you can use with larger wheels. I would recomend getting a flat setup (all four wheels down) and as big of wheels as you can fit in whatever frame you have for commuting as you were saying bigger is better for traveling.
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Old November 10th, 2009, 06:12 PM   #28
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Can anyone help recommend a frame for me? Here are my criteria in order of importance:
1) Aggressive frame
2) Flat setup w/ largest possible wheels

I'm planning on mounting these frames on a pair of Xsjado's, probably the cheapest new (non-used) ones i can buy (if that changes anything)

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Old October 18th, 2010, 03:16 PM   #29
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Ahh wow this thread helps me so much XD Thanks so much
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