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Powell Peralta – Kevin Reimer Pro – 75mm/82A (Black)

$75.99 $69.99CAD

Diameter: 75mm
Width: 62mm
Hardness: 82a
Core: Yes
Formula: RACE PRO
Surface: Smooth
Shape: Sharp Lip

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  • Description

    Description

    75mm 82a Kevin Reimer RACE wheels are some of the fastest and best racing wheels ever made.

    The 82a version is poured in our RACE formula, which has tons of reliable grip and super fast roll speed. This harder version is optimal for smooth roads and will roll faster, slide smoother, and last longer.

    Compared to the other wheels, this one is the stiffest and will hold a lot of traction before it breaks out. It will be grippier in slide than you think, since our black urethane tends towards having a more crystalline wear pattern, and more grip.

    This race wheel will be poured in:

    75a SSF PRO – A smooth sliding, soft wheel for rough roads

    78a RACE – The stickiest out there. Full grip

    80a RACE – Firm grip, sharp lips, and gnarly grip, but much smoother sliding than 78a

    HOW TO RIDE THIS WHEEL:

    This is not your average DH wheel. It is meant to have tremendous traction when new, and you will not be easily able to slide it. In order to slide the wheel, you should enter the corner as fast as possible, commit to the turn, grab rail, load the wheel up, THEN slide it. If you try to throw a pendulum slide, it will probably buck you off when fresh. This is an ALL-OUT race wheel that is meant to win races, not casually skate down hills. Once the skin is gone, you will find this wheel to slide very smooth, and will grip substantially more than other wheels, even without the skin – this is due to the inset lip. Choose the 72mm Kevin Reimer if you want to slide corners, and do some fast freeride.

    There is NO WARRANTY offered on this wheel, due to its pricing and usage. Being that is has very thin outboard lips, it is prone to chipping or chunking if slid on rough pavement, over cracks, or allowed to crash into curbs.

    Diameter: 75mm
    Width: 62mm
    Hardness: 82a
    Core: Yes
    Formula: RACE PRO
    Surface: Smooth
    Shape: Sharp Lip

    Les Robertson

    Les Robertson

    Papa Les at Flatspot
    Papa Les has been skating, promoting and building the downhill community for many moons. Once a skate dad to many, he is now a real dad to his own spawn and spends more time in Vancouver behind a computer than he once was on the road in a Van. Helping lead the charge at Flatspot and Skate Slate, he continues to encourage everyone to skate as much as possible and always remember #walkingisforchumps.
    Les Robertson
  • Additional information

    Additional information

    Weight 5 lbs
    Dimensions 12 × 12 × 5 in