Speedcubing is one of my dearest hobbies which I keep close to my heart and if you are interested in speedcubing you should start here.
On HobbyInspired I will write about speedcubing related topics and below you can find the most important pages dedicated to buyer guides, reviews and general how to’s. Solving a Rubik’s cube is not necessarily considered speedsolving depending on how you like to play with your cubes.
Regardless of your preferences when it comes to rubiks cubes, below you will find everything you need to get started with this hobby and to expand on it if you are already an experienced speedcuber.
This is the most detailed 3×3 speedcube buying guide where I covered everything you need to know about 3×3 puzzles. If you are a beginner I highly suggest you read the entire buying guide and then check out the options I outlined in this article.
2×2 speedcubes are a smaller version of the regular Rubik’s cube. They are fun and really great addition to the collection. In this guide, you will read everything that you need to consider before deciding which one you are going to get.
4×4 puzzles are a dimension higher than the original Rubik’s cube and they present a more of a challenge. If you are looking to get one then I encourage you to read this buying guide where I covered everything you need to know before you decide which 4×4 is the best option.
5×5 puzzles are more difficult to solve than the regular rubiks’s cube but they are also more difficult to manufacture and design. They have a way more complex system and in this guide you will learn what makes a good 5x5x5 and how to choose the best one for you.
The 6×6 speed cubes are very complex and hard to design. Most of them will straight out be very bad. In this article you will learn which are the most important features of the cube you need to pay attention to and which are currently the best options for you.
When it comes to the 7 by 7 puzzles there has never been a plethora of good options. Most of them are pretty bad but thankfully some very good cubes have hit the market. In this guide, you will learn how to choose, what are important things to pay attention to and which are currently worth your time.
Individual Cube Reviews:
Gan 356i is probably the most successful attempt at making a smart cube. It is still an undeveloped market and Gan did a great job with this one. In this article you will learn about the qualities this puzzle has and if it is the right one for you.
Gan 356XS is a really well made cube that shook the market once it appeared. It has incredible speed, control and adjustability. In this post you will learn all about it and hopefully see if it is a good choice for you.
If you are looking into lubing your cube then you are at the right place. In this article, I covered how to lube your cube and the best lubes you should use. There are various lubricators you can use but some of them can damage your cube so it is wise to learn about lubes and how to apply them.
Oh the 1x1x1 the most complicated puzzle of them all. In this article, I will go over why cubers love it and consider it a challenge, one of the ways to solve it and where to get it.
This is the biggest list of speedcubing timers which includes online timers on websites and the mobile phone apps. In this article, you will learn about the most popular options and read their short previews.