Inline Skating Wheels Chehalis WA

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

Sunbird Shopping Center Inc
(360) 748-3337
1757 N National Ave
Chehalis, WA
 
Joe's Outdoor Sports Shop Inc
(360) 740-6219
177 NE Hampe Way
Chehalis, WA
 
Tour Action Pro Shop
(360) 623-1065
1501 S Gold St
Centralia, WA
 
Big Dog Sportswear
(360) 807-0804
1338 Lum Rd
Centralia, WA
 
Helly Hansen
(360) 736-2556
120 W High St
Centralia, WA
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(360) 748-4077
1501 NW Louisiana Ave
Chehalis, WA
 
Willie's Sport Shop
(360) 736-9994
113 W Main St
Centralia, WA
 
Centralia Knitting Mills Inc
(360) 736-3994
1002 W Main St
Centralia, WA
 
Athletes Corner
(360) 736-1782
1710 S Gold St
Centralia, WA
 
Skydive Toledo
(360) 864-2230
300 Cedar Ct
Winlock, WA

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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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