RipTide Speed Bearing Lubricant, Dry and Wet
Shipped by RipTide.
Please allow 2-3 days for processing.
Dry or Wet - RipTide has you covered!
RipTide has developed two new lubricants to keep your bearings rolling as fast as possible. Depending on the conditions you plan to ride in, choose either Dry or Wet. The lubricant will protect your bearings from damage most commonly associated with the riding condition.
Details From RipTide
Developing a Bearing Lube for Skateboards has been on our agenda for a few years as we’ve never been completely satisfied with the lubes that were available.
When we got serious and started listing the qualities/performance we felt were missing, we knew we had to tap the Long Distance Specialists on our Team as our primary test crew - Andrew Andras, Kyle Yan and Harrison Tucker. The main reason for this was their ability to quickly recognize and quantify what works and what does not work to reduce bearing friction as they endure literally thousands of miles of pushing pumping & coasting, with their bodies providing the propulsion, not gravity.
In long distance training, a lubricant's efficiency becomes readily apparent and is a huge factor in maintaining speed, conserving energy, and increasing the distance traveled.
In races, the advantage can be more than enough to result in a win - which all three of our crew have proven time and time again! Additional testing was conducted in very wet conditions where the Wet Formulation has been proven to be extremely tenacious in repelling moisture.
The Downhill Specialists on our Team have also confirmed increased roll speed & reduced servicing requirements with both the Dry and Wet formulations and these tests have been conducted throughout Europe and across the USA for the last year.
As for the Science behind the formulations, we went to the best we know of when it comes to lubrication: Mobil. We quizzed their scientists, studied countless research papers and read more MSDS's than can be imagined! After extensive compounding tests, we have comprised the exact combination of components we were looking for, resulting in the two formulations - one for Wet conditions and one for Dry. They are interchangeable in that they can be used for either wet or dry weather with virtually no downside, but they excel in their specified respective environment. They both can be used in extreme conditions, hot or cold, since they have been specifically formulated with a very high viscosity index.
What this means is that temperature has very little effect on how easily the product flows - you can actually store our lube in the freezer and it will still apply with the same flow as it does at room temperature! In addition to the multiple types of oil in the blend and the ratio of each in Wet and Dry, we added a submicron dry lubricant that has a far lower Coefficient of Friction (COF) than Teflon. This allows the bearings to stay at peek efficiency longer.
Included in Package
Comes in a 0.5 oz bottle of either dry or wet lubricant.
We offer hassle-free returns within 30 days on brand new, resellable, and unused products without restocking fees.
In most cases, return shipping will be your responsibility. We can offer return labels for a fee upon request.
Pre-paid return shipping label have a flat fee depending on the type of product you are returning:
Wheels/trucks/bearings/etc - $7.99
Completes/decks - $16.99
Large completes/decks (over 34") - $21.99
Returns that are used, opened, or damaged are subject to a restocking fee. Products that are bought as used, open box, or mystery are final sale.
PRICE MATCH POLICY
Stoked is confident that we provide the best products at the best prices. We price match/beat verifiably in stock products, including shipping fees.
Please note that we cannot price match invoices, screenshots, past orders, eBay auctions, Craigslists posts, or any other unverifiable price. We have to be able to purchase the product from the approved store at the time of checking the price for the price match to apply. Price matching must also include any applicable shipping and other processing costs.
FREE for orders over $25 within the lower 48 states.
Affordable rates for AK, HI, and other territories.
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING AND CUSTOMS FEES
We ship all over the world! When ordering from stokedrideshop.com, you are responsible for assuring the product can be lawfully imported to the destination.
To get a shipping rate for your country, add the items you wish to order to your cart and proceed to the "My Cart" page. Put in your address and select the shipping option that best applies to your needs.
The recipient/buyer is the importer of record and must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the destination country. Customs delays can affect original delivery estimates.
Custom fees are not included in the price paid on stokedrideshop.com. Recipients of international shipments may be subject to import taxes, fees, and customs duties levied by the customs office of your shipping destination. Import Fees vary according to the customs regulations of the destination country.
If your country applies import fees to your order, you will be responsible for them. Check with your local post office or customs office of the destination country for more information.