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 some of the different types of materials hubs are made from?|
In today’s marketplace skate wheel hubs are typically made from durable nylons or aluminum material. The hub serves as housing for the wheel’s bearings and is the central support for the wheel. Th
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