What type of maintenance is there do to my Toe stops?|
Non adjustable bell-type stoppers: On a weekly basis it is very important to verify that the toe stoppers are tightly fastened (vibration from stopping frequently will loosen the toe stoppers). To tig
How is the size of a skate wheel measured, the range of skate wheel sizes available, and which size is best for which type of skating?|
The diameter or height of a skate wheel is measured in millimeters (MM). Wheels used for skates range from approximately 40 MM to 100 MM in diameter.
Small wheels will provide the maneuverability n
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 other type of gear will I need?|
Protective gear is an absolute must when skating. Wearing protective gear will eliminate most injuries and improve the overall safety and enjoyment of your roller skating experience.
A complete set o
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 are the different types of closures used on inline skates?|
There are two primary forms of closure systems on inline skates.
Buckles are mostly found on recreational skates, and are the quickest to put on and take off.
Laces are less expensive than buckle cl
How to choose an inline skate?|
Types of In-line Skates
Designed for a leisurely rides in the park or around the neighborhood, and fitness activity
Comfort and durabilit
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.
How do I place an order?|
Placing an order online with RollerSkateNation.com is very easy and fun! It's easy as 1-2-3.. . 1) Browse our site and find the type of skate that you want and click "Add to Cart".
2) You will n
May I substitute the wheels on a skate package I am interested in purchasing?|
This really depends on the type of skate you are buying. Many of our skates are pre-assembled when they arrive from the manufacturer. You could always purchase the wheels you like and we can change th
May I substitute the boots on a skate package if I am interested in upgrading or changing the boot?|
This really depends on the type of skate you are buying. Many of our skates are already assembled from the manufacturer. However, you can always order the boot you like and we can change the boot for
Can I get a "signature on delivery"?|
We can request from UPS or Fedex that they get a signature from you instead of leaving the package at the doorstep if you are not home. Just type "Signature Required" in the comments box when you chec
What does Apollo mean when it comes to skate boots?|
Apollo is a micro-fiber synthetic material. It is a very durable man-made type of material that is comparable to leather.
What is the difference between the size of the wheels and which one is best to use?|
The size of the wheel is your personal preference, however, larger wheels tend to roll a little bit faster and have a little more smoother ride. Larger wheels are used for speed skating and fitness ty
How do I tell what size toe stop or plug I need for my skates?|
If your skate has an adjustable toe stop then you will need 5/8' toe stop. If you have a non-adjustable toe stop then you need 5/16". Knowing what plate you have on your skates is helpful because this
What is the difference between “double action” and “single action” plate ?|
The single action has one cushion, usually made of rubber or polyurethane, that sits top of the boss on the truck. The double action has two cushions, one above and one below the boss. The single acti
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?
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
What is some protective equipment that I should wear?|
One of the most common injuries that occur with skaters is a wrist injury. Almost every wrist injury that occurs can be prevented by simply wearing a pair of wrist guards. Wrist guards are available i