Inline Skating Wheels Saint Simons Island GA

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

Dick's Sporting Goods
(912) 262-2433
Glynn Isles Market
Brunswick, GA
 
Second Amendment Firearms Emporium
(912) 638-7255
107 Marina Drive
Saint Simons Island, GA
 
St Simons Beachwear
(912) 638-5029
401 Mallory Street
Saint Simons Island, GA
 
Altamaha Regional Park
(912) 264-2342
Highway 341 North
Brunswick, GA
 
Griffin Bike & Mower
(912) 264-0621
2829 Norwich Street
Brunswick, GA
 
Monkeywrench Bicycles
(912) 634-5551
1700 Frederica Road
Saint Simons Island, GA
 
Benjy`s Bike Shop
(912) 638-6766
130 Retreat Plaza
Saint Simons Island, GA
 
Orvis Bedford Sportsman South
(912) 638-5454
3405 Frederica Road
Saint Simons Island, GA
 
Line X of Brunswick
(912) 267-7449
211 Rose Drive
Brunswick, GA
 
Golden Isles Vacation Park
(912) 261-1025
7445 Blythe Island Highway
Brunswick, GA
 

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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