Inline Skating Wheels Santa Fe NM

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

Santa Fe REI Store
(505) 982-3557
500 Market Street Suite 100
Santa Fe, NM
 
High Desert Angler
(505) 988-7688
460 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM
 
Cottam'S Ski Shops
(505) 982-0495
1/2 Way Up Ski Basin Rd
Santa Fe, NM
 
Factory Brand Shoes
(505) 438-2778
8380 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM
 
Fanzz Sports Apparel
(505) 471-4949
1180 Villa Linda Mall
Santa Fe, NM
 
Sports Authority
(505) 473-3555
Santa Fe Place/Villa Linda Mall, 4250 Cerrillos Road, #1404
Santa Fe, NM
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Alpine Sports Inc Ski Equip
(505) 983-5155
121 Sandoval St Bsmt
Santa Fe, NM
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(505) 474-4260
2860 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM
 
Famous Footwear
(505) 424-7206
3537 Zafarano Dr Ste C
Santa Fe, NM
 
Fish Tales Bait And Tackle
(505) 795-7255
1532 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM
 

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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