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Old April 26th, 2012, 02:40 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by gotsk8s View Post
There used to be a pic of them on their website but its been replaced with the naturals now. They had red and black ones.
I'm gonna call my boy over at Skate One (Bones) and see what's up with that. I'm less than an hour away from them. If they have them there I may just have to go pick em up.... maybe
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Old April 26th, 2012, 02:59 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by Stevbrdly View Post
buy 2 pair of these skates


then you get 2 sets of wheels. a set of 65mm and a set of 70mm. all for around $100. if you dont like one of the sizes, im sure someone on here would take em.
oh, i have a set of those, dont know what diameter, ill look in the morning
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Old April 26th, 2012, 03:26 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by SwisherTONE View Post
Yep, absolutely. Any larger diameter wheel is definitely going to roll faster than a smaller diameter wheel, and a smaller diameter wheel will get up to speed quicker than a larger diameter wheel. I'm going for a set of the Velocity's in 65mm for recreational outdoor session skating. I would never race anything that narrow and that large(personally), but then again if I race outside, I'm rolling a red clear urethane RBT (85A) 62mm x 38mm

gotta any pix of your skate? love to see em
First skates I ever rolled with V-R 65mm wheels in 2007. Back then I had too little wheel experience to even know how much better than everything else they were.

Then I did my first carbon fiber all glue mount:

I soon discovered the fraternal twin of the V-R wheels, the RD Twister:

One of the top speed skaters in the nation uses them as his workout wheels on super slick floors

A later rebuild of my avatar PIC skate:

My 70mm Twister wheel 1000 gram outdoor 1/2 marathon racing setup

These V-R 65mm wheels were dyed all black for an all black Bont.QRC -Skins build:

I do have a virgin in plastic wrap set of the rare black V-R wheels in 65mm, but it would take some serious $ to liberate them:

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Old April 26th, 2012, 05:34 AM   #24
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I use outdoor currently:

RD Twister 70mm - what else ;-)

Kryptonics Roadrunner 70mm 78A - for speed training and very rough surfaces
Kryptonics Impulse 58mm 78a - even small diameter nice to skate outdoor on streets
Lazer X Tech Blaze VI from India

70mm 80A - amazing wheels, I love them every day a bit more
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Old April 26th, 2012, 08:12 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by jbgerman View Post
Lazer X Tech Blaze VI from India

70mm 80A - amazing wheels, I love them every day a bit more
These are great wheels. I got some from Carl. Love em.
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Old April 27th, 2012, 05:31 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by Stevbrdly View Post
These are great wheels. I got some from Carl. Love em.
I love some of the Lazer stuff. I do find a wear issue with some of them.

I use the Lazer Matrix, but do not think they produce these any more. They are a 70mm wheel 80A duro.
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