Inline Skating Wheels Makawao HI

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

Upcountry Cycles Ltd
(808)573-2888,(808)573-2999
1043 Makawao Av
Makawao, HI
 
Halls Safe Co.
(808) 876-0099
122A Middle Road
Kula, HI
 
Blue Sea International LLC
(808) 878-4120
Kula Road Lowr
Kula, HI
 
W & F Washerette Inc
(808) 877-0353
125 South Wakea Avenue
Kahului, HI
 
Maui Rents and Sales
(808) 877-5827
312 Alamaha Street Unit F
Kahului, HI
 
Aqua Blue Maui LLC
(808)876-0217 (808)876-0217
RR 4 Box 69A Kula 96790
Kula, HI
 
Adventures With The Gecko
(808) 891-1971
Post Office Box 574
Puunene, HI
 
JCPenney
(808) 877-4004
275 Kaahumanu Ave
Kahului, HI
 
Maui Mountain Cruisers
(808)871-6014, (808)871-6957
15 South Wakea Avenue
Kahului, HI
 
Sports Authority
(808) 871-2558
Maui Market Place, 270 Dairy Road
Kahului, HI
Services
Firearms/Hunting, Hunting Licenses, Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

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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