Powell is one of the few companies that has their own wheel factory. They are masters of urethane and this wheel proves the claim. This wheel...and all these wheels, are made from a blend of top grade polyurethanes, utilizing 36 years of industry leading experience, in the Skate One wheel factory in Santa Barbara, CA.
Beautiful buttery slide from the start and wears across the contact patch evenly allowing a slow loss of urethane. Basically they outlast all others. Hard to flat spot and hard to beat for value for money. They cost more but last at least 2 times longer!!
A lot of why this wheel is good comes from the core design. Not only are the wheels made inhouse, so are the cores! These wheels claim that more work goes into the core than the wheel. After the core is treated, it is wrapped with a blend of top grade polyurethanes, making it one of the best freeride wheels on the market.
What is the difference in the red and green core? Nothing, they are the same, it is only a colour difference.
- Dimensions: 74.5mm
- Width: 54mm
- Contact Patch: 45mm
- Durometer: 80a
- Core PlacementOffset
- Formula: Freeride Formula
- 717 is the pre ground translucent freeride formula
- Core colors are red or green
- UHR Energy Core