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Testing the Avant LT Golden Horse artistic inline frame

If Golden Horse is one of the outsider brands in the artistic inline skating market, the Taiwanese firm proposes really competitive products which can compete with the most reknown brands. This is particularly the case with the Avant LT Golden Horse artistic inline frame...

on 14/11/20 - Read 1863 TimesRead more

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Testing the Golden Horse Maestro boots

Many skaters have deformed their feet and injured themselves while wearing unsuitable boots. The Taiwanese brand Golden Horse has the specificity of producing custom-made boots. It aims to respect everyone's morphotype, in order to allow skaters to obtain the best possible performances. We tested the Maestro model...

on 25/10/20 - Read 2483 TimesRead more

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Testing the inline artistic skating STD Startlight frame

The STD Starlight frame was designed by Carlos Mur's company, L’Estel Skates. He is the official supplier of the Spanish and Catalan Federation of Roller Skating. He regularly sponsors international competitors. The Starlight STD frame, which we're going to talk about, came out hurriedly during the COVID19 lockdown in early 2020.

on 11/07/20 - Read 2410 TimesRead more

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Inline figure skating brands all around the World

Priscillia took an eye to the main manufacturers of inline figure skating frames all around the World. Find the setup which will fit you the most...

on 19/04/20 - Read 5710 TimesRead more

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How to choose your wheels for inline figure skating ?

The choice of your wheels to practice inline figure skating depends on several parameters: the ground on which you skate, your weight, your specialty. So many criteria that must be refined to choose the right model...

on 05/04/20 - Read 6663 TimesRead more

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Testing the Risport Royal Elite Artistic Skating Boots

Based in Montebelluna, Italy, Risport has been one of the leading brands of skating boots for almost half a century. With the expert advice of our partner Interglace Paris, we have tested the Risport Royal Elite model, designed for experienced skaters. Impressions...

on 23/09/19 - Read 3706 TimesRead more

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Testing the Roll-Line Línea Artistic Skating Frames

Roll-Line is the world leader in artistic quad skate plates. In September 2018, the Italian company started manufacturing a brand-new frame, designed for inline artistic skating: the Línea. This model aims at offering top performances to inline artistic practitioners. It is destined to professionals and demanding skaters. Test bench...

on 19/09/19 - Read 10709 TimesRead more

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Inline artistic skating frames: Pic Skate VS Snow White - the fight!

The REL team has taken a look at the two best-selling inline skating brands on the market and tells you its opinion: Pic Skate or Snow White frames? Choose your weapon!

on 06/03/19 - Read 15279 TimesRead more

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How to extract bearings from wheels?

Extracting bearings: the task is not as easy as it seems. You have to manage to take them off without damaging them. The best thing is to push in the axis, but sometimes it’s quite a business...

on 31/07/18 - Read 130194 TimesRead more

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All about skate bearings

It is hard to rely on serious information as for the quality of bearings and the real needs met by skaters. Consumers are often overwhelmed by a torrent of technical terms and hazy marketing concepts. The best solution is to ask an importer to take stock on that spare part so precious to our gliding…

on 25/06/18 - Read 183727 TimesRead more

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What is a 'bore' in skating?

The vocabulary of skating can be quite exotic sometimes, and some words are borrowed from other fields. It is the case of « bore », coming directly from the world of mechanics...

on 07/02/15 - Read 21662 TimesRead more

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Caliper: Pretty useful for skating!

If you are a skating geek, buying a caliper must have crossed your mind already: Wheel diameter, ground clearance of your frames... That little tool can prove to be pretty useful!

on 01/02/15 - Read 20054 TimesRead more

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What is the use of a durometer?

On the printing of skate wheels you can often see a number followed by an A. You get this measurement with a very specific tool: a durometer...

on 31/01/15 - Read 22227 TimesRead more

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Artistic Inline Skating: Which skates to use?

Artistic Skating on roller-skates is still mainly practised with traditional skates, whether you skate solo, in a group or in pair. However, it is possible to use inline skates...

on 17/07/12 - Read 51532 TimesRead more

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