Inline Skating Wheels Massillon OH

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Appalachian Outfitters
(330) 452-6323
2719 Fulton Drive NW
Canton, OH
 
Hibbett Sports
(330) 479-3350
4168 Tuscarawas St W
Canton, OH
 
Kia'S Soccer Limited
(330) 492-4947
4679 Dressler Rd Nw
Canton, OH
 
Play It Again Sports
(330) 493-7600
4086 Belden Village St Nw
Canton, OH
 
Evolution Skate Park
(330) 452-5758
216 Navarre Rd Sw
Canton, OH
 
Dell'S Cyclery
(330) 477-9693
4541 Tuscarawas St W
Canton, OH
 
Polar Bear Den
(330) 832-7466
7257 Fulton Dr Nw Ste 71
Canton, OH
 
Second Sole
(330) 649-9870
4667 Dressler Rd NW
Canton, OH

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Country Sisters Embroidery
(330) 493-9066
3615 Fulton Dr Nw
Canton, OH
 
Canton Legends
(330) 453-8440
1101 Market Ave N
Canton, OH
 
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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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