Inline Skating Wheels Montrose CO

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

Eldon`s Shoe & Boot Repair
(970) 249-9872
3045 Aerotech Parkway Unit 7
Montrose, CO
 
Mountain Home Park
(970) 249-8314
69905 Highway 50 Trailer 100
Montrose, CO
 
Sports Authority
(970) 249-2706
River Landing North, 3451 S. Rio Grande, Unit A
Montrose, CO
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses,
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Davis Service Center Inc
(970) 249-8161
2380 East Main Street
Montrose, CO
 
Morning Star Automotive Inc
(970) 240-8023
4860 North Townsend Avenue
Montrose, CO
 
Golden Key Archery
(970) 249-6700
14090 6100 Road
Montrose, CO
 
Elk Mountain Resort
(970) 240-0433
9 North Cascade Avenue
Montrose, CO
 
Scott Fly Rod Company
(970) 249-3180
2355 Air Park Way
Montrose, CO
 
Country Village RV Resort
(970) 249-6382
22045 South Highway 550
Montrose, CO
 
Ross Reels
(970) 249-1212
1 Ponderosa Court
Montrose, CO
 

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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