6am. Let’s face it, no one wants to be awake at 6am. But when it’s time to hop in the van for a day of skating in L.A. with the Matix crew, the SW boys are up and rearing for an adventure no matter what the time. With Mike behind the wheel, Jade, Steve, Dylan and myself behind the lens, plus Johnny, Nate, Adam and Matt ready to shred, we hit the road ready for a solid day of skating with a solid crew. After an 8:30am pit stop for some coffee, a quick stretch and an 18 pack of brews, it was on.
Bones Wheels set the standard for skate urethane. Many skateboarders have sworn by Bones as their favorite wheels, hands down, for decades. They so rarely flatspot that you’ll often suspect they’re 90% urethane, 10% magic. Find out which Bones team riders ride which STF shapes and why.
It’s pretty much guaranteed that if you have asked around about what type of wheels people like to ride, Bones STF’s were in the conversation. Known for their longevity and flatspot resistance, Bones Wheels are certainly a top contender in the wheel game. In their most recent offering, Bones comes through with the V-series of wheels. With a basic no-frills aesthetic, these are definitely aimed towards the core skater. Bones offers a wide array of five unique shapes, in a plethora of sizes.