I have a route that's long for me, I'm sure many of you would not find it long although I'm obese. Usually ankle compression pain stops me from doing the last stretch, so as there's no municipal bus there I hitchhike. It's not the pain from having the skates too rotated on the Z axis as it was at the beginning, like for someone flat footed, but compression.However yesterday some other pain stopped me which was significantly worse than my usual one, it wasn't unbearable to the point of taking my…See More
"there is like an inch of open space between the outside of the inner boot toe and the inside of shell toe. That's asking for a dangerously squirmy ride. It looks like they are using the same size shell for multiple sizes of skates, e.g. Size…"
"Wheels wear faster on hotter pavement. They are made of PU. Melting though¿¡ that's insane.
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"I've never heard of wheels softening. Many people skate in high temperatures without problem. If you can get a harder wheel, perhaps that's a solution. Ask the vendor for the maximum temperature (and go elsewhere if they're not…"
I recently had an issue with my wheels melting (softened to the point where they became somewhat squashed and unable to roll - ruining the wheels and causing me to walk back home). I assume it was due to skating on hot asphalt. I have not read anywhere about this, and so cannot find at what temperature I should not skate outdoors, or how much durometer plays a role in this. I want to purchase new wheels, but don't want this to happen again. Any suggestions? Has this happened to anyone else? Was…See More