** Sold as set of 2 **
Barrels offer the next step up in stability above the Cones and are often used for a broad range of skating disciplines depending on the skaters skill level and personal preference.
The RipTide Street-Series of bushings, for traditional kingpin trucks, was born from the desire to bring new levels of performance and innovation to skateboarding. RipTide believes that to achieve your goals in skating, you need to have a high level of control over your equipment. If your setup performs the way you want it to, you have a much better chance of doing what you want to do - whether that means landing a seemingly impossible trick, controlling a massive drop at high speeds, dealing with rough roads, eliminating wheelbite, executing fluid moves during a vert session or pumping mad lines in the bowl. Up until now, the rule has been to only use cones and barrels and......
RipTide says “No More Rules…this is Skateboarding”.
In addition to offering the two traditional roadside shapes, our ShortStreetCone and the ShortStreetBarrel, RipTide offer five boardside shapes. It includes the StreetCone, StreetBarrel, StreetFatCone, StreetMagnum and the StreetChubby.
- Sized to fit properly in conventional "Indy-style" trucks
- Custom APS Urethane Formula for ultra-performance and sweet rebound.
- .975" Dia x .5" High (24.77mm Dia x 12.7mm High)
Hard durometer bushings (97.5a) for heavier weight riders & are designed for those looking for a very stable setup in the BoardSide position.
Medium durometers (95a) are designed for those looking for a stable setup in the BoardSide position.
Soft durometers (90a) are designed for those looking for a slightly less stable setup in the BoardSide position
Super soft durometers (85a) are for lightweight, or young riders.
- w/ ShortStreetCones or ShortStreetBarrels
- Ideal for carving, freestyle & tricks!
- Mix duro's &/or shapes to custom-fit your style.