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 is the proper maintenance for the different parts of my roller skates?|
In order to get the most out of your roller skates, and significantly increase the life of the skates, you must provide proper roller skate maintenance. With proper care and maintenance, your roller s
What is the difference between a toe stop and a toe plug?|
A toe stop does stick out further and are made to help you stop, turn,and push off. Toe plugs are made just to plug the whole in your plate. They aren't made to assist you in stopping in anyway. Revie
Protec Protective Gear Sizing Charts|
obtain the correct size for your protection gear will allow you the most safe fit and protection.
Protec Helmet Sizing Guides|
Obtaining the correct size for your protection gear will allow you the most safe fit and protection.
187 Protective Gear Sizing Guide|
Which shipping carrier do you use to ship my order?|
We ship most orders with UPS and FedEx. Both UPS and FedEx offers Ground, Next Day, 2nd Day, and 3-Day. Ground Shipping
Depending on how close you are to one of our warehouses your order should arriv
Do you repair the skates?|
Yes, we will do our best to help you fix your skates. Just call us (888-987-5283) and explain to us the problem. We may ask you to submit a picture of your skate or send the skate into us. Sometimes s
How often should I clean and lubricate my bearings?|
In a perfect world you should clean your bearings every time you use your skates, but taking the bearings apart and cleaning them is the most time consuming and dirty task. So the best way to tell if
How do I clean and lubricate my bearings?|
Cleaning and lubricating are not the same thing. There are bearing cleaners and bearing lubricators-please beware of the difference.
If you lube your beatings first it will trap the dirt and parti
How do I get the old bearings out of my existing wheels?|
You will need a Reflex Tool . You can use this tool to remove wheels from you skates and use it to remove bearings from the wheels. Use it for quick extraction of the axle bolt once it's loose.. It is
Does ABEC affect the speed of your skates?|
No. Not unless you are skating at 330 mph. That's based on a 608 bearing limiting speed of 32,000 rpm. Only in extremely high speed applications like ultra high speed motors and precision measuring in
How do I keep my bearings performing like new and help them last longer?|
1. Stay away from water. Water is a skate bearing kryptonite. It results in the lubrication becoming diluted and can eventually cause the bearings to rust. As you can probably guess, rusted bearings a
What are toe guards used for?|
Toe Guards provide two useful functions, protecting the most commonly scuffed part of the boot and being themselves quite stylish. Attach one end to beneath the toe stop and the other lace through the
May I pay with 2 different credit cards?|
Yes you can. You will need to call our Sale Department at 1-888-987-5283 Monday tru Friday 6:00pm - 5:00pm Est. Some one from our Sales department will be able help your place your order over the phon
Why doesn't the Bones Bearings have an ABEC rating on them?|
Please review the below article courtesy of George A Powell Bones Bearings. We are often asked, “What ABEC rating are your bearings?” The answer is that “Bones Bearings are Skate
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?