The 6 Best Skateboard Wheels For 2018 [Top Brands For Street]

Trying to find the best skateboard wheels to ride street or park? We’ve got your covered in this 2 minute buyer’s guide, that includes our top picks.

Welcome to our 2-minute guide to the best skateboard wheels and brands for 2017/2018.

Already got going with our skateboarding for beginner’s guide?

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If you want to figure out which are the best skateboard wheel brands for riding street, park or even rough roads, this guide’s got you covered.

The 5 Best Skateboard Wheel Brands

We’ve created this quick-fire list of the brands that are currently produced the best skateboard wheels.

The list includes only brands where their wheels are known for being durable, looking cool, but also help to reduce vibrations through a deck.

We could’ve listed 10-20 brands here, but there are only 5 in our opinion that are worthy of being on this list.

If you roll with a purchase with any of these brands, you won’t be disappointed…a good set of skateboard wheels will last at least a couple of years.

  1. Pig Skateboard Wheels
  2. Spitfire
  3. Bones
  4. Ricta
  5. Mini-Logo

Pig Skateboard Wheels

Hey, who doesn’t like a Pig? 

Pig have been making some of the best skateboard wheels for decades.

Our pick?

The Pig Natural Head, that are priced around $30 depending on what deals are on.

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Spitfire Skateboard Wheels

My #1 pick for the best skateboard wheels is Spitfire; I just love them. 

And it’s not just me. There’s a lot of online reviews praising Spitfire skate wheels.

I like the Spitfire Bighead in white, but they do them in black too.

Prices sit in the $20-40 depending on wheel type and size.

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Bones Skateboard Wheels

If you’ve got any type of board that needs a set of custom wheels, Bones has you covered. 

I can’t say I’m a massive fan of the design, but they are top-quality, no doubt.

The Bones 100s are the most popular in their range, and come in a tonne of sizes and colours.

Expect to pay around $30 for a set of 4.

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Ricta Skateboard Wheels

Most of Ricta’s skateboard wheels are of fairly minimalist design, and I like them. 

However, if you’re looking for something cool and unique, they’ve got something in their range just for you.

Check out their Crystal Clouds.

They are see-through and definitely the best skateboard wheels in their range.

I was expecting them to be a little more expensive, given the crazy design.

But, they’re priced at around the same as top skateboard wheels brands like Spitfire and Pig, at around $30.

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Mini-Logo Skateboard Wheels

Mini-Logo are going to be your first pick if you’re on a tight budget and you’re looking for cheap wheels. You will literally not find anything better for the price.

Check out their C-Cut wheels.

They look basic, but you’ll be able to grab them for less than $25, which makes them around 30% cheaper than all the other wheels on the market today.

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Written by
Grant Draper

Grant's a motorcycle geek, outdoor enthusiast & confirmed racing nut. He road tests all the gear he buys, and then gives his feedback here on NoobNorm.

He also details any quick fixes he stumbles upon, whether that's to stop brakes on motorcycles sticking, or unusual noises coming from gaming wheels.

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Written by Grant Draper