Types of Inline Skates

Types of Inline Skates

Too many starting skaters keep asking what the best inline skates are instead of asking more specific questions. Here’s a more focused question to ask: What is the best inline skate for beginners?  Or, What’s the best inline skate for slalom skating, or for aggressive inline skating, or for speed skating, or for inline figure … Read more

Inline Skate Wheel Size, Hardness, Profile, Hub Guide

How to choose inline skate wheels

You’re building a pair of rollerblades from the ground up. Or, you’ve been looking to upgrade your beginner rollerblades with a better set of inline skate wheels.  And, you’re wondering what are the best inline skate wheels to use on your rollerblades. In this inline skate wheel size, hardness, profile, hub guide, you’ll learn how … Read more

Inline Skating Tricks for Beginners

Inline Skating Tricks for Beginners

Being able to glide forward and backwards on inline skates feels good. But being able to pull off a few inline skating tricks as a beginner feels even better. Related: Best Inline Skates for Beginners My assumption is that at this point, you can comfortably skate and turn without issues. In case you’re a complete … Read more

Do Inline Skates Have a Weight Limit

Do inline skates have a weight limit

Is there a weight limit for inline skates? I know why you’re asking whether inline skates have a weight limit. It’s because you’re a big boy or a large girl. And you’re wondering whether that pair of beginner inline skates you’ve been eying can support your higher-than-average weight. In this post, I’ll answer your question … Read more

How to Buy Inline Skate Bearings

How to Choose Inline Skate Bearings

Here’s a little fact: Without bearings, your inline skate wheels won’t turn around. Rollerblade ball bearings may be a small component, but they’re one aspect to which you must pay enough attention. Even though pretty much all bearings work irrespective of brand, some inline skating situations require bearings with certain qualities. In this post, I’ll … Read more

Why Do Inline Skates Hurt My Feet

why your inline skates hurt your feet

Most skaters can remember at least one instance when their brand-new inline skates hurt their feet really bad. I’ve encountered such boots myself. I’m talking about my beginner rollerblades that did all they could to crush my feet every time I hit the skate park. We all know that skates of all kinds aren’t supposed … Read more

What to Do if Your Inline Skates Are Too Big

what to do if your inline skates are too big

Before I say anything about what to do if your inline skates are too big, there’s one truth you should understand. It’s harder to reduce your skate’s volume than to increase room. Related: How to Make Inline Skates Faster In this post, I list out 6 simple suggestions that’ll help you address your my-inline-skates-are-too-roomy problem. … Read more

How to Make Inline Skates Faster

how to make inline skates faster

Good technique and posture are a chunky part of rollerblading faster. But being able to push harder and more efficiently isn’t enough. In some cases, upgrading to better inline skates, wheels, and rollerblade bearings can also help you roll around remarkably faster. In this post, you’ll learn how to make inline skates faster and how … Read more

How to Spin on Inline Skates

Rolling around on inline skates is tons of fun, but being able to spin on inline skates is a thrilling experience. Admittedly, learning to do spins on your inline skates won’t be super easy. That said, persistence and knowing exactly what to do makes a whole lot of a difference. In this post, you’ll learn … Read more