Shark Tech

Go fast. Slide better. Ride on wet surfaces with incredible grip or cruise smoothly through gravel.
We reinvented the wheel. Literally.

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It’s a wheel that comes from a cube: the Shark Wheel shape is a perfect cube and a perfect circle and a perfect sine wave!

The Shark Wheel geometry is the intersection of a cube, a sphere, and a three-dimensional sine wave. It is based on the shape of shark jaws and is a pattern found all throughout nature. David M. Patrick discovered the shape while studying natural sciences, and has since been developing the Shark Wheel to be a more efficient wheel with superior performance in many ways. David’s passion for skateboarding coupled with his interest of the natural world have led to the discovery of the Shark Wheel.

The Shark Wheel offers a faster ride, more slide control, and better grip through rain and rough terrains. Shark Wheel is dedicated to bringing you a more exhilarating ride with higher performance. We thoroughly enjoy riding these wheels and know that you will love them too. Our wheels are 100% designed and manufactured in California, USA.

Rear view: looks like a snake in motion

Side view: looks like a SQUARE in motion

Ride feel: perfectly smooth

Click on the video below to see how they perform.

 

Discover Shark Wheel

The Shark Wheel Advantages:

1. Faster. The design allows for a thin contact patch touching the ground and therefore less rolling resistance, resulting in a quicker ride.

2. More grip and sliding control. The alternating pattern equates to increased control — the width is increased, but the friction is decreased! The sine wave design provides three lips per wheel for superior lateral grip. A traditional wheel only has one. When you want to slide, they break away smoothly and recover easily.

3. More traction on varying terrain. The sine wave pattern smoothly funnels any debris aside, instead of ‘steamrolling’ over it like traditional wheels, allowing for firm contact with the ground.

4. Perfect rain and gravel wheels. The alternating pattern of grooves significantly reduces hydroplaning by channeling liquid, sand or gravel out and away from the surface of the wheel, allowing for a firm contact patch with the ground. Also, the rounded outer edges allow soft terrain to pass around the outside of the wheel smoothly, providing more aerodynamic functionality through soft terrain.

  • leonardo

    I really like this new shark wheels. but I only have a 2 wheel skate. Do you think I could use them aswell?
    Greetings from Leonardo

  • David Masefield

    Hi there,

    I’m always game for new ideas and designs for skateboards to help improve etc which is why I recently switched over to bamboo. I like the idea of these Wheels but I’m just wondering when the 52mm wheels will become available?

    Thanks
    Dave

  • Devan McKenney

    Are the wheels more for longboards? Seems like they wouldn’t be that great for street skateboarding. If so would your company consider a 50m wheel?

  • Fred Brockman

    kowabunga!

  • Richard

    Sorry to basically repeat what the others are asking but they look awesome, and are you going to make any smaller mm sized wheels anytime soon?

  • Imran

    Can we use those wheels to do freeride ?

  • SR

    We are always fans of new ideas in the skater world but can only wonder how well cubic wheels work~ Skateboarding Republic

  • NVr

    #RomanAtwoodsentmehere

  • ricky

    ROMAN SOLDIERS

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