Inline Skating Wheels West Bend WI

Local resource for inline skating wheels in West Bend. 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
(262) 377-6349
1020 Port Washington Road
Grafton, WI
 
InStep Physical Therapy & Running Center
(262) 241-8402
1516 W. Mequon Rd.
Mequon, WI
Services
Full-service running/walking store, full-service physical therapy clinic
Hours
Mon, Wed 10am-6pm; Tues, Thurs 10am-7pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-4pm

Mountain Outfitters
(262) 335-0424
109 S Main St
West Bend, WI
 
Cabelas Inc #018
(262) 628-5700
1 Cabela Way
Richfield, WI
 
Dicks Sporting Goods #711
(262) 377-6349
1020 Port Washington Rd. Grafton
Grafton, WI
 
Camping Gear & Stuff
(262) 573-1279
784 S Main St
Hartford, WI

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PJ Investments
(414) 355-3266
9656 W Bradley Rd Apt 206
Milwaukee, WI

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Rogan Shoes
(262) 334-3236
1511 W Washington St #27 West Bend
West Bend, WI
 
Gander Mountain
(262) 250-0600
W190 N10768 Commerce Cir Gander Mountain #121
Germantown, WI
 
Laacke & Joys
(262) 241-4500
1515 W Mequon Rd Mequon
Mequon, WI
 
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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.

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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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