"Matt, your review is very valid - Thx! Sorry that I did not mention that I am the designer of this new brake. Believe me we spend some time and effort on this idea, which is now ready to share it with other people. For sure some features or…"
"Thanks also for your useful response! - Here are some answers (hopefully):
1) Weight --> the weight of approx. 60 grammes at the moment is not optimized yet, sure too heavy for speedskating competitions. But not for training / fitness or other…"
"Thanks you for useful response - here are some answers to you (hopefully):
1) However, still I do not understand exactly how it works. The video suggests that, as you bank the wheels, the mechanism kicks in --> the mechanism kicks in via a…"
"This video shows a novel brake system for inline skates. The brake mechanism supports efficient brake methods used in skiing and ice skating . The wheel brakes are activated by applying a lateral force on the wheels, which generates a controlled…"
My profession is mechanical engineer and I love all kind of sports for fitness and fun. During last years we developped a novel brake for inline skates which has exciting features, very similiar like skiing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdTrDNULYjw