Wheel set ups

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Skatey Bo Baity
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Wheel set ups

Postby Skatey Bo Baity » 13 Dec 2013, 22:28

I was looking for this article and thought others might find it interesting too. x

http://www.rollersandrevellers.com/roll ... ls/pushers

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Re: Wheel set ups

Postby Scrum 'n' Ginger » 15 Dec 2013, 12:28

Oooo I'm gonna try the Newman in the hope my feet hurt less!

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Re: Wheel set ups

Postby Tilly Latimer » 27 Apr 2014, 08:25

I wanted somewhere to record the conversation AJ and Master Blaster had with someone yesterday about wheels (which I eavesdropped on like a creepy stalker).

Basically AJ said she always skates on all 4 wheels the same because she wants them all to react the same way. Master Blaster has her inside edges the same, outside different (so looking down at her feet, the 4 wheels - 2 on each skate - which are on the inside of her skates are the same).

They agreed that this is important to them for edging and lateral work because if you mix duro on an edge then the wheels grip differently and therefore pull your feet in different directions which means you're not as agile because you have to counteract that.


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