Inline Speed Skates Barre VT
Why Are My New Skates So Uncomfortable
April 21, 2010
Why Are My New Skates So Uncomfortable?
Hi, Bill: I just bought my first pair of inline speed skates and am finding them very uncomfortable compared to my Salomon fitness skates. I expected this, but how uncomfortable is normal? The fit of my skates seems fine. But my ankles are wobbly and the 100mm wheels seem enormous. What should a speed skate feel like? I would appreciate your advice. - Thanks, Carrie
Hi, Carrie: You are right. Fitness and speed skates are miles apart when it comes to comfort. But here's the painful truth: speed skates shouldn't be comfortable when they're new.
Speed skates are like Army boots: they need to be broken in. And if they don't hurt your feet and feel too tight at fir...