Shark Wheel for Skateboards

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An organization called Shark Wheel is expecting to reevaluate, well, the wheel. Rather than the ordinary round shape we're all acquainted with, this new skateboard wheel is based around a 3D square shape. While this may appear irrational, the organization claims its new wheels ride smoother, quicker, and offer preferable hold over conventional skateboard wheels.

Shark Wheel Fat tripple

The wheels are based around a shape that fits inside a 3D square. They aren't exactly a square, and aren't exactly roundabout, yet are comprised of three strips, each of which make a helical shape when they roll. This structures a sine wave design where the wheels reach the ground.

The makers say this outcomes in less contact indicates on the ground permit the wheel to roll quicker than a conventional skateboard wheel furthermore considers better taking care of in unpleasant and wet territory, which causes issues for typical wheels.

The sine wave design likewise concedes enhanced horizontal grasp, as the width of the wheel has the capacity be expanded without including any superfluous grating, and along these lines, backing off the board. It likewise gives three lips to ceasing, where a conventional wheel just has one.

Different Colours of Shark Wheels

An alternate fascinating use of Shark Wheels is the capacity to blend distinctive hardnesses in the same wheel. The hardness of a skateboard wheel is measured regarding durometers, and the three interlocking bits of this specific wheel permits the rider to pick three separate ones in every wheel, which concedes additional customization as far as hold and slide.

Shark Wheel is looking for financing for its intriguing new wheel plan on Kickstarter and is putting forth an extensive variety of choices for supporters. Purchasers looking to add the 70 mm wheels to a current board can do as such for a base vow of $50 while the timely riser exceptional endures. When those are gone, the obliged vow goes up to $55.

The group has officially come to its financing objective, so conveyances ought to begin moving by September 2013.

The Kickstarter pitch underneath gives more data on the Shark Wheel and shows genuine skateboarders attempting them out.

Source & Images: Shark Wheel and Kickstarter


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author avatar Zack Fleishman
17th Mar 2015 (#)

We have a new campaign on Indiegogo that just launched.

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author avatar Carver
21st Jan 2016 (#)

sharkwheels now available in mass, so much fun for your longboard see

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