Which plate is better, aluminum or nylon?|
This depends on what the skater prefers. Both nylon and aluminum plates have double action trucks, Nylon is slightly lighter, and this will only have a slight difference in the weight of the skates. W
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 are the benefits of ceramic bearings?|
The benefits of ceramic bearings are they don not no rust. They are self cleaning, lighter than metal, and durable. They also can withstand higher speeds & acceleration capability. There is less heat
What's the difference between bearings that have Shields and bearings with Seals ?|
*A Shield is a bearing side cover made of metal and is fixed into place with a C clip. Shielded Bearing the C clip holds the Shield snugly to the bearing against the outer race. The Shield fits snugly
What are the trucks on a roller skate?|
The truck of a roller skate is the piece of metal that the wheel axle passes through. You can tighten or loosen the trucks tension nut to vary the amount of control you want in your pair of skates.
What are hubs?|
Soft wheels below 84A need a hub to reinforce the bearing seat in the wheel. Under normal conditions, an 84A wheel will hold the bearings, but not under extreme conditions. Hubs are used on harder whe
What is the difference in plates?|
Please review the below article courtesy of Sure Grip International.
Sooner or later everyone will ask the question, which plate is right for me? Which plate is
better? Which plate is lighter?
What are frames?|
Frames hold skate components in place
Most recreational frames are made of aluminum alloy or nylon and fiberglass composites.
Make sure the frames you select are designed for the type of skating you