Inline Skating Wheels Moses Lake WA

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

Big 5 Sporting Goods
(509) 764-0337
861 N Stratford Rd
Moses Lake, WA
 
Mlsc Skate Shop
(509) 765-0627
320 S Cedar St
Moses Lake, WA
 
Cascade Fitness Technologies in
(509) 764-0576
3080 Bell Rd NE
Moses Lake, WA
 
Sole Performance
(509) 754-4300
41 Basin St NW
Ephrata, WA
 
Ephrata Athletic Club
(509) 754-4300
41 Basin St NW
Ephrata, WA
 
Tri State Outfitters
(509) 765-9338
1224 S Pioneer Way
Moses Lake, WA
 
Family Power Sports Center
(509) 765-4456
520 S Pioneer Way
Moses Lake, WA
 
Shirt Builders
(509) 765-3885
4033 Ottmar Rd NE
Moses Lake, WA
 
Chain Stitchery
(509) 754-0822
129 1st Ave NW
Ephrata, WA
 
Perez Enterprises
(509) 764-0496
901 E Ball Ct
Moses Lake, 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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