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Speed Skating Forum Most of the discussions in this forum will be about inline speed skating but discussions about ice speed skating and quad roller speed skating are also welcome.

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Old February 25th, 2018, 12:18 AM   #1
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Smile General question about speed skates.

I'm not a speed skater but I had a curiosity question.
I don't know if there is a thing called a "high end" speed skate.

But if someone was wearing or racing on a pair of expensive/high end speed skates what type of bearings would you typically find in their wheels?

And would these bearings be 7mm or 8mm or other?


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Old February 25th, 2018, 01:48 PM   #2
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Yes there are high end speed skates. Priced, usually 1200 for boot alone up to 2400 for a full custom inline skate package. Bearings are usually Swiss or Ceramics.


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Old February 25th, 2018, 09:36 PM   #3
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deleted...didn't realize this was an inline section....
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