Inline Skating Wheels Central Point OR

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

Sports Authority
(541) 282-5736
Rogue Valley Mall, 1600 N. Riverside Avenue
Medford, OR
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Oregon Fishing Pontoon Boats & Accesso
(541) 772-1383
691 E Vilas Rd
Central Point, OR
 
Suzy's Small Tall & All
(541) 773-6051
606 Crater Lake Ave
Medford, OR
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(541) 858-1685
65 E Stewart Ave
Medford, OR
 
Cascade Athletic Supply
(541) 772-7594
2930 Biddle Rd
Medford, OR
 
Black Bird Shopping Cent
(503) 779-5431
1810 W Main
Medford, OR
 
Army Navy Store
(541) 830-6425
6425 Crater Lake Hwy
Central Point, OR
 
Direct Kick Soccer Shop
(541) 770-4577
1093 Medford Ctr
Medford, OR
 
Rogue Ski Shop
(541) 772-8047
309 E Jackson St
Medford, OR
 
Southern Oregon Ice Arena Llc
(541) 770-1177
1349 Center Dr
Medford, OR
 

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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