Inline Speed Skates Port Orchard WA
Port Orchard, WA
Bainbridge Island, WA
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...