I have the 86a purples, and they are fantastic for sliding. I'm not great at sliding, but these babies make sliding absolutely a dream. Extremely predictable, reliable, and very much progressive.
I am mainly using these wheels to get further into sliding (I can only do toe side kneel-downs), and these have made it a lot easier, without giving up too much grip - in fact, these are only slightly less grippy than my Morgans (80), but much more slidy. They are of course, much smaller than my Big Zigs (and obviously less grippy), and yet I'm still more than willing to go fast on a steep hill with these - the confidence they give me when sliding more than makes up for the lack of grip (which isn't needed when you need to speed check anyway!)
Overall: I'd highly recommend these. Awesome price and colors, comes with sweet stickers (everyone loves stickers), and great place to get started when it comes to learning how to slide. They are a great middle ground between the super duper ridiculously hard wheels (90+) and the super squishy grippy wheels (78a on the Big Zigs).
The ground vibration is mostly dampened, but still pronounced compared to much softer wheels - but this is to be expected.
Would definitely buy again.
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The readers of Concrete Wave, the leading longboard publication, generously named Daddies the best online longboard shop of 2012. And we didn’t even have to bribe them!
Daddies has a few other feathers in its cap. We have been an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company in the United States for the last three years and a Portland Business Journal Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Company for the past five years (our home is in Portland, Oregon). Our goal with all of this fast growth is clear: world domination! Well, that and being in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest fingernails.
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PEEL. STICK. ART.
This month, all orders over $19.95 get the newest sticker of the month. The Astral Grinder inhabits a nonphysical realm of existence in order to shred, thrash, and crush the physical counterparts of the skateable world.
As always, every order will come with two free classic Daddies stickers at no cost. We know... we're sweet.