Inline Skating Wheels Park City UT

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

Destination Sports
(435) 649-8092
P.O. Box 3387
Park City, UT
 
Salt Lake City REI Store
(801) 486-2100
3285 E 3300 S
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Sidsports
(801) 261-0300
265 E. 3900 South
Salt Lake City, UT
 
JANS Mountain Outfitters
(435) 649-4949
1600 Park Avenue
Park City, UT
Services
Ski rentals, ski tuning, ski waxing, Bike Rentals, bike tuning

Ski Butlers Ski Rentals
(435) 658-0458
1490 Munchkin Rd
Park City, UT
Services
Sporting goods

Sports Authority
(435) 649-6922
Holiday Village, 1780 Park Avenue
Park City, UT
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(801) 263-3633
Utah Sportscastle, 5550 S. 900 East
Murray, UT
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sidsports Inc.
(801) 261-0300
265 E. 3900 S.
Salt Lake City, UT
 
JANS Mountain Outfitters
(435) 649-4949
1600 Park Avenue
Park City, UT
Services
Ski rentals, ski tuning, ski waxing, Bike Rentals, bike tuning

Black Tie Ski Rentals
(435) 649-4070
1846 Prospector Ave
Park City, UT
Services
ski rental and delivery

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.

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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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