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Shark Wheel - the SQUARE skateboarding wheel that shreds!

A project in Los Angeles, CA by and

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Go faster. Slide better. Ride on wet surfaces with incredible grip or go smoothly through gravel. We reinvented the wheel. Literally!
Backers: 1094
Average Pledge Per Backer: $73

Funded: $79,350 of $10,000
Dates: Jun 2nd -> Jul 8th (36 days)
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Latest News

Last Update..

July 7th - via:
Just want to thank the entire Shark Wheel Team and all of the backers for an incredible Kickstarter campaign.  It exceeded all of our expectations. We look forward to getting everyone the product on time - we will do everything in our power to... (Read More)

Shark Wheel Through Gravel

July 3rd - via:
As you can see in the beginning of the video the wheel still has the 'flashing' on it.  It was so new out of the urethane pour, we didn't even run the wheel over the lathe yet--far from smooth, but we wanted to show it to you right out of the... (Read More)

How Does a Sine Wave Roll?

July 1st - via:
Check out the 15 second video below and see if you can wrap your mind around it! It shows how a sine wave relates to a circular wheel in motion.  (Read More)

Shark Wheel - Blue Wheel Video #1

June 26th - via:
Here is the skateboard wheel blown up to the size of a bike wheel.  It is easier to see the shape of the wheel when it is bicycle-sized.  Just a quick video to see how the shape moves.  Another Blue Wheel video coming soon..  (Read More)

Why the Name 'Shark Wheel'?

June 24th - via:
The shape of our wheel IS the shape of a shark's jaws.   Actually many things in nature have this shape, but no one has named it or used it for any purpose.  (Read More)

Shark Wheel Rap - By Silverfish Longboarder Daniel Yusim

June 20th - via:
Yo props to the founder for keepin' at itPeople gotta make innovation a habit.Yeah, some expressed doubts but he told us he had itAfter all, when you go fast, some concern might be valid How's the grip? Do they drift? Just how smooth is the slide? Do... (Read More)

Shark Wheel Doubles!

June 20th - via:
The first prototypes for our 'doubles' are now up and running.  These will be our 'street' wheels.  Trick and street wheels not too far down the road now...  (Read More)

The Huffington Post!

June 17th - via: "Known as the "SharkWheel", Patrick's invention is essentially a rolled up helix shape, which he first came up with when connecting modular tubes into a perfect square -... (Read More)

Shark Wheel Team at work

June 16th - via:
Filming video and taking snapshots..  (Read More)

BIG media for the Shark Wheel!! Check it out..

June 16th - via:

The Blue Wheel Video Short Coming Soon!--A Few Still Shots Included Here..

June 15th - via:
The Blue Wheel is the Shark Wheel skateboard wheel blown up in size.  It is approximately the size of a bike wheel. It looks impossible that it would even work, yet these are still shots captured from our short video we will release very soon... (Read More)

Shark Wheels at the Skate Lab

June 13th - via:
Watch some kids shred the Shark Wheel (using longboard wheels on their trick decks). Make sure to watch until the end to see how SQUARE the wheels are!  (Read More)

New Updates!!

June 12th - via:
Make sure to check out some of the new videos on our page-just uploaded in the last day.   We have many more coming (today, tomorrow) so check back for some really awesome ones.  One in particular (don't miss it) will be uploaded on Monday!  (Read More)

Shark Wheel Bike in Action (Bike Prototype with Plastic Wheels)

June 12th - via:
Check out our prototype bike in action.  If you were on a normal bike and a Shark Wheel bike they would feel the same...that is until you hit the sand at the beach!  Our bike can travel over the sand, gravel, and other impossible surfaces for a... (Read More)

Shark Wheel Reinvents The Wheel, Raises $30K And Counting For Square Skateboard Wheel

June 12th - via:
Shark Wheel has invented a square wheel that it claims is faster, slides better, and works on water and gravel better than round wheels. (Read More)

Links to Read-Shark Wheel is Blowing Up!

June 11th - via:
Check out the video just below of the Shark Wheel looking square.. Or if you want to read some awesome press from Popular Science and others click the links!... (Read More)

Reinvented Wheel Is A Square

June 10th - via:
Could square wheels give you a better ride? One new project on Kickstarter is looking to fund the manufacture of sets of weirdly shaped wheels for skateboards. The design is based on a square, but tilted in a third dimension so that the squares actually roll in a smooth line. The project is popular: Five days after its launch, it's already exceeded its $10,000 goal. (Read More)

The Shark Wheel Skateboard SQUARE Wheels Up Close

June 6th - via:
Got some great action videos of the Shark Wheel coming up real the meantime check this out: Just a quick video of a Shark Wheel Deck and some Shark Wheels cruising by.  How does a wheel with FLAT sides roll perfectly circular?   (Read More)

Shredding It!

June 6th - via:
83% of our goal in 72 hrs--unbelievable Kickstarter!  The Shark Wheel team thanks you!  (Read More)

Blumoo Remote, Walking Power & Reinventing The Wheel

June 4th - via:
There are some great things going on in the crowdfunding arena right now. As always, it's exciting to see the amazing things that creative designers are coming up with. Let's take a look at a few of the best products that are seeking funding right now. (Read More)

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