Longboard and Skateboard Wheels


Longboard Skateboard wheels come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. The hardness (durometer) and diameter of the wheels are more important than the color. Most likely there will be a color you like, which also has the hardness, shape, and size you want. Check the longboard buyers guide if you need help finding the best longboard wheels for your skateboard longboard. 

Well, if you're on the hunt for wheels to pimp out your longboard or skateboard, then listen up! Generally speaking, longboard wheels come in sizes ranging from 60mm to 76mm, while skateboard wheels are typically found in sizes ranging from 52mm to 69mm.

Wheels are available in a variety of colors and hardness (durometer), so pick the color that fits your board design and the hardness that fits your riding style.

What size wheels should I get for my longboard or skateboard?

Wheel size depends on the type of riding you want to do. Larger wheels (70mm+) are better for cruising and carving, while smaller wheels (less than 60mm) are better for technical tricks and street skating.

What is the difference between longboard and skateboard wheels?

Longboard wheels are typically larger and softer than skateboard wheels, with a wider contact patch for more stability and smoother ride. Skateboard wheels are smaller and harder for more technical tricks.

How do I choose the right wheel shape for my longboard or skateboard?

Wheel shape also depends on the type of riding you want to do. Rounder wheels provide a smoother ride and easier slides, while square-lipped wheels provide more grip and stability.

How often should I replace my longboard or skateboard wheels?

It depends on how often you skate and the type of riding you do. If you notice significant wear or flat spots on your wheels, it may be time to replace them. Generally, you should replace your wheels every 3-6 months.

Are expensive wheels worth the investment?

It depends on your level of skill and the type of riding you want to do. Higher-end wheels may offer better performance and durability, but they may not be necessary for beginners or casual riders.