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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 17112 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 16340 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 17019 TimesRead more

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Test: Rio Jive quad skates

We tested a first pair of Rio quad skates in 2012. The British brand sent us a new model called "Jive". It has some improvements over its predecessors...

on 20/02/13 - Read 12458 TimesRead more

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Test: the SFR Rio quad skates

The SFR Rio quad skates are the best-selling traditional skates in Great Britain, thanks to their disco looks. Let’s see what they are made of!

on 02/02/12 - Read 28746 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 03/06/08 - Read 89436 TimesRead more

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