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Inline-skates tests and reviews

Each year, online-skating.com is testing dozens of roller-skates, decks, frames, wheels and accessories in all practices of roller-skating. Our tests and reviews are written ​​by skaters specialists in their field: inline speed-skating, roller street or even rink-hockey or roller-derby ...

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Testing the Infinity Plus 125 DD Wheels by Powerslide

The OLS Team has just tested a set of Dual Density Infinity Plus 125 DD wheels by Powerslide: here is our feedback...

on 10/08/17 - Read 2016 TimesRead more

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Reviewing The Rudy Project "Sterling" Helmet

Rudy Project is a company that has created and sells many different styles and models of helmets. The "Sterling" model is the one most popular amongst American speed skaters. Its sleek design and range of features make it a top selling helmet for many who speed skate.

on 28/07/17 - Read 1406 TimesRead more

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Testing the Speed Skating Powerblade 125 3WD Skate by Rollerblade

Rollerblade has entered the market of big diameter speed skates with its key-model, the Powerblade 125 3WD, which is, as mentioned in the name, a 3x125 mm skate. Analyze...

on 21/01/17 - Read 8210 TimesRead more

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Test of the Cadomotus DualBox®5 3x125mm frame

In 2016 Cadomotus produced a new inline speed skating frame called DualBox 5. Thierry Feutrier did some testing with it and tells us here what he found out...

on 04/01/17 - Read 5726 TimesRead more

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Testing the Flyke Neutrino 3x125 mm Speed Skating Frames

Thierry Feutrier and David Detrau had the opportunity to test the Flyke Neutrino 3x125 mm Speed Skating Frames during their training camp in Geisingen. Here are their feedbacks...

on 22/11/16 - Read 5892 TimesRead more

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Testing the MPC Big Black Magic 125 mm Speed Skating Wheels

Here is our test of the MPC Big Black Magic 125 mm Speed Skating Wheels, in X-Firm and XX-Firm hardnesses, a model rather designed for marathon skating. Feelings...

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Testing the Bont / MPC Red Magic Hardcore 125 mm Wheels

Bont has been working in partnership with MPC for many years. The Australian brand has just released a brand new model of 125 mm wheel with aluminum hub. We could test a set and here are our impressions...

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Testing the 110 mm MPC Turbo Training Speed Skating Wheels

The OLS team has tested for you a set of MPC Turbo Training speed skating wheels, a dual density wheel at a reasonable price...

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Testing the Vi Alu 3x125 mm Speed Skating Frame by Powerslide

The OLS team goes on with the testing of 3x125 mm speed skating frames. This time, we're focusing on the Powerslide Vi Alu...

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Testing the FlipBelt sports belt

You don't always have pockets to carry the few accessories you need. Back in time you would go for pockets in the back, now there's also a new alternative with the FlipBelt. Testing...

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Testing the Powerslide Triple X 3x125 mm Speed Skating Frame

The FIRS has just authorized the use of 3x125 mm frames (and wheels) on marathons, for junior, senior and master categories. This set-up is spreading little by little amongst long distance competitors and lovers. We got hold of Powerslide's latest creation: the Triple X 3x125 mm frame. Feedbacks...

on 20/01/16 - Read 9266 TimesRead more

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MPC PM XT-02 speed skating wheel test

We got hold of a set of MPC PM XT-02 110 mm speed skating wheels. This speed skating model is made by the American company MPC, in collaboration with X-Tech. Here are our impressions...

on 18/10/15 - Read 5907 TimesRead more

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Testing the Nordic Skating Gloves by Powerslide

Looking for thin and light gloves for speed skating in the summertime, we found a pair of nordic skating gloves at Pierre Qui Roule, a shop in Bordeaux. Here are our impressions...

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Testing the 125 mm RollX XDual Wheel

The market of 125 mm speed skating wheels is expending rapidly, month after month, with more and more new models. RollX strikes hard in releasing a new model that is as light as a 110 mm wheel. Verdict...

on 04/08/15 - Read 7035 TimesRead more

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Testing the EOSkates 3x125 mm Frames

The 3x125 mm is on a roll in speed and long distance skating. After Powerslide, It's EOSkates' turn to take up the segment in launching a range of 3 frames of different lengths. We have tested the 12.8'' for you...

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Testing the Hunter skating suits

The speed skating suit brand got itself noticed last year thanks to the many victories of the French Team during the World Championships of Speed Skating in Rosario, Argentina. The manufacturer sent us a sample...

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Testing the Cadomotus Comp TR-5 3x125/4x110mm Speed Skating Frame

Cadomotus anticipated the doubts of the skaters hesitating to take the plunge and invest into 3x125 mm speed skating frames, in offering a 3x125/4xx110mm hybrid model of frame, a good idea that we couldn't wait testing...

on 25/01/15 - Read 12183 TimesRead more

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Testing the 110 mm 86A Atom Matrix Plus

Atom starts the year with a great rush in launching a 14€ dual density wheel: The brand-new Matrix Plus is available in 100 and 110 mm. We had the opportunity to test the biggest diameter of the two. Here are our impressions...

on 21/01/15 - Read 5633 TimesRead more

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Testing the 125 mm Matter One20Five F1 Speed Skating Wheel

Powerslide pushes the decision-making bodies of the FIRS, the International Federation of Roller Sports, to accept diameters of 125 mm just like the 110's at the time. Matter designed the One20Five, a 125 mm wheel available in three hardnesses. We have tested the F1...

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Testing the DMB ceramic ball bearings

Winter rain launches the subject of bearing maintenance. In order to reduce the time of dismantling, cleaning, oiling... ceramic bearings quickly come to mind. We bought DMB ceramic ball bearings to see how they put up with bad weather...

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Testing the Rogelli Peak gloves

We made the most of discounts to buy Rogelli Peak gloves on skate-dump.nl. This model is rather designed for mild weather practice. Here are our impressions...

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Testing the Atom Luigino backpack

Earlier in 2014, we had tested the Atom Luigino trolley. Today, we're presenting you the backpack. Here is our verdict after 8 months of daily use...

on 25/11/14 - Read 8583 TimesRead more

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Testing the 2014 Fila M110

The Fila M100 is a classic of the brand. Online-Skating presents the test of the Fila key-model with a 4x110 mm wheel set-up. This skate is essentially designed for long distance skating. Impressions...

on 03/10/14 - Read 11549 TimesRead more

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Testing the Luigino Challenge speed skating boots

We have entrusted Thierry Feutrier with a pair of Luigino Challenge speed skating boots for a few months of testing. Here are his feedbacks on those boots, a model that is still little known, yet offering very nice assets…

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Testing the 100 and 110 mm Atom Matrix Wheels

After the testing of the Atom Boom, let's test another set of wheels by the same brand. Here are our feelings on the Atom Matrix, a versatile model in both 100 and 110 mm…

on 15/04/14 - Read 10080 TimesRead more

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Testing the Atom Boom 110 mm XXFirm Wheels

We entrusted two sets of Atom Boom 110 mm XXFirm wheels to our testers and to two elite skaters. With EOSkates as its new distributor, Atom's comeback will not go unnoticed in France, Germany and Switzerland. The Boom has some serious assets...

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Testing the Luigino Atom Trolley

It's a first on OLS, testing a trolley! Such a companion has become a key-accessory for traveling skaters. We had the opportunity to test the Luigino Atom model...

on 09/02/14 - Read 7317 TimesRead more

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Testing Rollerblade's Powerblade GTR 110

We had the huge privilege of getting a pair of the brand-new key-model of Rollerblade's 2014 collection: the Powerblade GTR 110, an innovating speed skating model with its frame mounting system. Here are our impressions on the specimen...

on 17/12/13 - Read 18957 TimesRead more

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Testing the Bont Hybrid Package Quad Skates

The test of the day is that of a derby/speed skating Bont quad skate. Called Hybrid Package, it is made up of a heat moldable boot and a nylon plate. Let's see what it's worth...

on 15/12/13 - Read 12712 TimesRead more

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Test: MPC Black Widow Wheels (100 and 110 mm)

Cadomotus sent us two sets of MPC Black Widow wheels, one 100 and one 110mm with "Firm" and "X-Firm" hardness. We gave a set to Raphaël Planelles and we kept the other one in order to cross-check our opinions.

on 04/10/12 - Read 15910 TimesRead more

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Test: 110 mm 85 A Bont Mayhem Wheels

After the new 2012 Bont Black Ops, OLS has tested the 2012 Bont Mayhem speed skating wheels, a model designed for outdoor practice on varied road and bank track…

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Test: Bont Black Ops 110mm wheels

The year 2012 is placed under the sign of novelty among wheel manufacturers. Bont recently unveiled a new 110 mm wheel: the Black Ops. We tested it in its different hardnesses. Overview ...

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Test: Roll’X X-Dual Speed Skating Wheels

All the brands of speed skating wheels are currently repositioning themselves in order to measure up to the competition, and Roll’X is no exception. The French company unveiled its brand new model of bi-density wheel at the Three Tracks Race. The new wheel comes and shakes up the supremacy of the big teams. Testing the Roll’X X-Dual…

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Test: Bont Wheels - G3 110 mm 84A

Bont launched its G3 wheel a few years ago. This versatile model dedicated to speed-skating is used in many standard skates of the Australian brand. We tested the 110mm 84A version for you ...

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Test: Bont A-Frame 3x110 mm

Bont released the "A-Frame" a few months ago. Its name comes from the "A" design used to strenghen the frame. It hosts 3 wheels of 110mm. This product is dedicated to children who wishes to skate with large diameter wheels or long distance skaters looking for lightness. We tested it for you ...

on 06/01/12 - Read 11029 TimesRead more

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Test: Petzl Tikka XP ®² headlamp

Rollerenligne.com does not only test pairs of roller-skates. Today, we focus on a very useful accessory for the long roller-skating rides and night trainings. We tested the Petzl Tikka XP ®² headlamp...

on 10/11/11 - Read 17775 TimesRead more

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Test : H2 EOSkates 3x110/1x100mm Carbon frame

Skating with yet non-widely used equipment is always pleasant, as you’re sure not to be influenced by hearsay. We already had to deal with a couple of carbon frame models of EO Skates, including the Diablo and the Sprint, but 2011 marks a turning point for the brand of Alsace with the arrival of three new models. Here is the test of the 3x110 and 1x100mm H2 frame…

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Test : Wheels - MPC Road War Firm 110 mm

The Road War MPC got talked about a lot recently: the broken cores were all over the internet forums. Nevertheless these wheels remain amongst the most used models by skaters in international championships. Dissection of a multifaceted wheel...

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Test : 3PF 4x110mm Bont Frames

The Australian brand has been leading its own technological revolution for several months, proposing a new frame model compatible with 2 or 3 points, the 3PF Bont Frame. Available in 4x110mm and 4x100mm, it could enable Bont to increase its market share. Test of a model that has lots of trump cards...

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Test: Twincam ILQ-X MR2 Bearings

Since the arrival of the micro-bearings in the early 2000's, few technological innovations followed. At the end of 2008, Twincam proposed a new product destined to speed skating: the ILQ-X MR2. This model has been revised since then, and we had the opportunity to have the new version in our hands thanks to EO Skates. (New) try...

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Test: G-Form Impact knee pads

Knee pads prevent from burns and wounds most of the time, but they are few to limit the effects of an undesirable impact with the ground (i.e. a fall). Recently we have discovered a new type of protective gear made with Poron...

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Test : Seba Freeskate gloves

The firm widens its panel year by year. From one single key-skate, the Seba High, the brand proposes today complete ranges of skates, but also of protective gear. We managed to get a pair of freeskate gloves with changeable palm protection. Test...

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Test : Powerslide Venom Speed Boot

The Powerslide Venom speed skates arrived on the market at the end of 2009. This product was renewed in 2011 with the same technical characteristics as the current model. Onlineskating.com sifted through the Venom boot…

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Test : 110 mm Roll'X Maraton'X Wheels

There are not that many wheel manufacturers whose business don't go too big and whom you can still meet in the flesh! If you go to races on a regular basis, you've certainly come across our national speed-skate wheel manufacturer: Roll'X. We got our hands on the 110mm Marathon'X, let's test them...

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Test : Bont Cheetah 2010

Rollerenligne.com and Online-skating.com had the opportunity to test the brand new speed model of Bont for 2010 : Cheetah. This product has just arrived on the market. Let's have a look to this competitive 'value for money' product...

on 03/12/09 - Read 15661 TimesRead more

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Review: Bont G4 High Roller Red 100mm 85A

Bont wishes to jump back in force into the inline racing wheel market. With this 4th generation of urethane, the Australians venture into Matter and MPC territories. After having tested the Mint Green 110mm wheels, let's focus this time on the G4 Red, in 100mm...

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Test : Bont semi-Race (2008)

Everybody was talking about the new Bont Semi-race inline skate. It is here ! At Last. We were waiting for its release to test it. The last born of the australian firm try to offer a compromise between speed performance and longue distance comfort. Our impressions...

on 09/10/07 - Read 34770 TimesRead more

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