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Old August 16th, 2016, 02:22 PM   #1
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Hi

I have been skating on r3 last 2 years but now I have problems with my feet and need skates that are wider..

I dont have much money so I choosing from the cheaper skates
wonder what you think of :

Rookckie Ruckus?
Sure Grip Gt50 ?
Suregrip boxer?
Sure grip cyclone?

or any other skate thats not så expensive ?

hoping for help
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Old August 16th, 2016, 06:44 PM   #2
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Vanilla juniors. Much better boots.
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Old August 18th, 2016, 03:51 PM   #3
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Look for something with the Sure Grip Rebel boot. It is a good lower cost wide boot.
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Old September 10th, 2016, 02:17 AM   #4
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Look for something with the Sure Grip Rebel boot. It is a good lower cost wide boot.
Agree. Be aware that these stretch a bit with wear though so maybe get them a bit tighter than a glove fit to allow for it.
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Old September 10th, 2016, 09:01 PM   #5
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Look for something with the Sure Grip Rebel boot. It is a good lower cost wide boot.
+1 → Good advice there!

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Agree. Be aware that these stretch a bit with wear though so maybe get them a bit tighter than a glove fit to allow for it.
+1 → And even more there too!

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