70mm RAD "Glide" Wheels

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Specifications
  • Diameter: 70mm
  • Width: 45mm
  • Contact Patch: 30mm
  • Durometer: 78a, 80a, 82a
  • Core Placement: Sideset
  • Lip Profile: Round
  • Wheel Surface: Stoneground
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$47.95 USD
1 Quantity = 4 Wheels, enough for a complete longboard.
Description

The 70mm "Glide" lets you float sideways with ease. With a Sideset core and 30mm contact patch, breaking traction has never been so effortless.

These smaller free ride wheels from Rider Approved Designs are produced with side-ways motion in mind. Glide across any surface while still holding the same speed you entered your slide at.

The glides feature a narrow 30mm contact patch, allowing for maximum 'slip' when pushing out these wheels for the first time. As you wear them down you will notice the contact patch becomes wider, allowing you to still maintain maximum grip, if anything they get grippier as they get smaller!

A must have set of wheels for any quiver, these Glides will help you hold out slides longer, and coupled with the stone-grind finish you will feel confident to get them side-ways right out of the box.

RAD's Description

With a sideset core and 30mm contact patch, breaking traction has never been so buttery. The Glide comes with a stone ground finish, ready to slide right out of the box. At the heart of it all is the Crown Core. With three points and two valleys to separate the wheels into distinct sections, chatter and vibrations are eliminated. The Crown Core doesn't deform under weight, maximizing your potential roll speed. From the flat ground to the steepest hill, the Glide will ensure a great ride. Available in 78a (white), 80a (red), and 82a (blue).

Reviews

80a Rad Glides are not bad
on 2017-04-29
The 80a (Red) Glides are pretty good. I found that this wheel is great for freeride. Especially for a beginner like me since it's a side set wheel. I weigh like 130-ish pounds but I didn't really see any thane lines unless I was going around 30 mph. Also these lasted about 2 months for me. I haven't quite cored them. The reason I'm giving these a 4 star and not a 5 star is they are really prone to start to cone because they're sideset so you'd have to be rotating every few days to keep them even. Overall they're pretty good.
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Gud
on 2017-02-14 Verified Purchase
These wheels are aight even though i luv lil hoot ive gotten these for my other set up. I havent really rode them much but i realised one thing. Higher speed = better slides Also very fast