ckmkid11 asked in SportsOther - Sports · 1 decade ago

When buying Bearings for a Skateboard, is a higher ABEC good?

2 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    yeah abec 7 are FAST,abec 5 are almost as fast but they ride smoother,abec 3's well....dont go there.

  • 1 decade ago

    It depends on how fast you want to go. I you are into races then you would want a higher ABEC, but you are just cruising then you might just want to go with a bearing that is smooth but won't slip out from under your feet while are riding.

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