New Whorls on All Wheels
We are now manufacturing our wheels with a durable solid-surface material for the whorl. This material resists wear. It is very smooth and high quality. It may improve the lifetime of your drive band as well, when cared for properly. When you aren't using your wheel, take the drive band off the whorl so it doesn't become stretched out. Also, do not leave your drive band in the sun, as this can cause it to become brittle.
You can see the new whorl (grey) on the back of this Queen Bee wheel.