Inline Skating Wheels West Hempstead NY

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

Paul Riley Soccer School
Po Box 0863
Baldwin, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(631) 421-3028
870 Walt Whitman Rd
Melville, NY
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(516) 825-4455
1002 Green Acres Mall
Valley Stream, NY
Hours
10:00AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
11:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(516) 775-8400
1510 Union Turnpike
Lake Success, NY
Hours
9:00AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 8:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(516) 379-1400
222 East Sunrise Hwy
Freeport, NY
Hours
9:00AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 8:00PM SUNDAY

Dick's Sporting Goods
(516) 247-6400
Roosevelt Field Mall
Garden City, NY
 
The Futbol Factory Danubio F.C. Summer Program
Randy Torres; 10 Columbia Place C79
Brooklyn, NY
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(516) 742-6890
Roosevelt Shopping Center
Garden City, NY
Hours
10:00AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
11:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(516) 569-8880
253-01 Rockaway Blvd opposite 1st Street
Rosedale, NY
Hours
9:00AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 8:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(516) 794-9000
2000 Hempstead Tpke
East Meadow, NY
Hours
9:00AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 8:00PM SUNDAY

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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