Name: Brandon L.
Why does the size of a ball or wheel have to do with its
speed? For example on rollerblades sometimes the wheels are small and
others are big. My friend said it is because the size of the wheel can
make it go faster or slower...is that true?
Within the operational limits of rollerblade wheels, I do not think size has
much to do with speed. However, larger wheels would make the rollerblades less
sensitive to irregularities in the pavement. Look how easily your bike wheels
can bounce up and over a curb. You sure would not want to try that on a set of
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