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Old August 12th, 2018, 04:07 AM   #1
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Default Snyder Imperial for Derby?

So I build my dream skates with the best of everything for figure skating. They are barely broken in. Now I have discovered roller derby. So after spending almost a grand on these I don't want to start all over again. I love the control and ease of skating with these but not sure how they will convert to derby. I was thinking of getting new boots and wheels and possibly using them. Thoughts?

I also have Rollerbones Super Elite wheels with ceramic bearings. They are 101A. The guys I skate with use 95-97A. Would these be too hard for derby?
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Old August 12th, 2018, 05:31 PM   #2
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Default Imperials are heavy

Imperials are heavy compared to most other plates.

Also, they only come with 7mm axles.

Otherwise they skate great and will last forever.

I skate imperials, mostly dance, but I'm not very good. I like them because they are responsive. How they would do in derby I don't know. Maybe fine.
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