What are the different parts of a roller skate? A Roller Skate is made up of a few different parts, all of which are important for the skate. Below are some simple definitions for some of the most popular parts of the roller skate and inline skate.
What does durometer mean on the wheel? Each wheel is assigned a number called a "durometer". The lower the durometer the softer the wheel. The higher the durometer the harder or firmer the wheel. When outdoor skating you should use a wheel
What type of skate should I purchase? Inline skates (all wheels in a row of the skate frame) are for individuals who like to do the following:
Inline Speed Skates (larger wheels with a longer frame)
Inline Recreational Skates (shorter
What is a typical inline wheel size and hardness? A typical inline wheel diameters are from 70-110 mm, with larger wheels enhancing speed and smaller wheels being designed more for maneuverability.
Softer wheels are good for outdoor use and provide