Inline Skating Wheels Agawam MA

Local resource for inline skating wheels in Agawam. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to inline skates and skate parts, as well as advice and content on rollerblading.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 253-9475
Stateline Plaza
Enfield, CT
 
Just Rite Auto Trim
(860) 253-0177
33 Palomba Drive
Enfield, CT
 
State Line Cycles
(860) 253-0221
270 Enfield Street
Enfield, CT
 
Enfield Motor Sports Inc
(860) 741-2173
27 Palomba Drive
Enfield, CT
 
Mark`s Motor Sports
(860) 741-5115
70 Enfield Street
Enfield, CT
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(413) 747-3811
393 Memorial Avenue - Century Shopping Center
West Springfield, MA
Hours
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

K & S Powersports
(860) 749-3300
246 Shaker Road
Enfield, CT
 
Smola`s Flyfishing Guide & Services
(860) 763-1856
483 Hazard Avenue
Enfield, CT
 
Taylor Rental Center of EnfieldQ
(860) 741-5999
150 Enfield Street
Enfield, CT
 
REC Components
(860) 749-3476
72 Shaker Road Suite 8
Enfield, CT
 

Are Big Wheels Really Faster?

Nov. 11, 2009

Are Big Wheels Really Faster?

QBill: What are your thoughts on wheel size for long-distance skating? I switched to a "big wheel" setup maybe two years ago because I felt like I didn’t have the same cruising speed as the skaters on big wheels. However, I have noticed that a number of course records still stand that were set on 80mm to 84mm wheels. With some adjustment to pacing and strategy, could skaters on 80mm wheels still win marathons and ultra-marathons today or would the stronger skaters on big wheel setups win every time? Thanks for your thoughts. - Jamie from Waco, Texas, USA

Hi, Jamie, from Waco, Texas (home state of Chad Hedrick): For starters, you have to take the old world records on 80mm and 84mm wheels with a grain of salt. Most were set on non-standard tracks under non-standard conditions.

Now...

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Are Evenly Spaced Wheels Better?

Nov. 25, 2009

Are Evenly Spaced Wheels Better?

QHi, Coach: Cado Motus claims on its website that "evenly-spaced wheels on the frame" — such as the ones sold by Cado Motus — "perform better than uneven spacings made to lower the boot." Is there any truth to this statement? Thanking you. - Vik Chandel in Chicago

Hi, Vik: The importance of evenly-spaced wheels has been accepted for years. Even before Cado Motus set up shop, most knowledgeable coaches advised skaters to avoid frames with odd spacings.

This warning was a response to one of the early 4x100mm frames made by another well-known company. The front wheel on this frame stuck way out in front of the skate. The result was a frame that was prone to bending and breaking and that did not provide a good push for skaters. Most modern frames have an ev...

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