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Skate Wheel Sizes

A explanation of how the size of a skate wheel is measured, the range of skate wheel sizes available, and which size is best for which type of skating.

The diameter or height of a skate wheel is measured in millimeters (MM). Wheels used for skates range from approximately 40 MM to 100 MM in diameter.

Small wheels will provide the maneuverability needed for aggressive skating, figure skating, roller dancing, and hockey.

A larger wheel will provide the smooth ride and faster speed that is desirable for fitness and speed skating, however accelerating from a stop to full speed will require more effort on very large wheels.

Before you purchase new wheels for your skates, make sure the wheel size you are buying will fit on your skates and frames. If you are not an expert at buying wheels, bring your skates and frames along when you shop for wheels.

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