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Old January 11th, 2017, 01:19 AM   #1
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Default Ankle pain in Rollerblade twister

I upgraded to the rollerblade twister 80 from my k2 exo because I want to learn slalom on good equipment.

I've skated in them four times already. I have some serious pain in my right foot. It's my inside ankle bone. Even just putting them on, hurts
I wear a size US 9 men's sneaker. My exos and the twisters are both US 10. I had no pain like this in the exos.
I already wear two pairs of socks for extra padding.

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Old January 13th, 2017, 05:24 AM   #2
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take the liner out and check for flashing(abnormal molding) in the boot itself.

Check for seams in the liner. sometimes the stitching can rub like crazy if the liner had too much material in an area when it was sewn together.
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Old February 12th, 2017, 01:15 AM   #3
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take the liner out and check for flashing(abnormal molding) in the boot itself.

Check for seams in the liner. sometimes the stitching can rub like crazy if the liner had too much material in an area when it was sewn together.
There were no crazy stitching's to find. I wrote to Rollerblade corp. They suggested swapping the Twister for the RB80 model. It uses the same frame but supposedly has a more comfortable boot.
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Old February 17th, 2017, 04:49 PM   #4
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Default Alternative liner suggestion

Someone used the following liner as a replacement for their Twister 80 with good results.

See the one user review here:

http://www.inlinewarehouse.com/Power...page-MBOY.html

http://www.inlinewarehouse.com/Power...page-MBOY.html
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Old February 18th, 2017, 01:53 AM   #5
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Someone used the following liner as a replacement for their Twister 80 with good results.

See the one user review here:

http://www.inlinewarehouse.com/Power...page-MBOY.html

http://www.inlinewarehouse.com/Power...page-MBOY.html
That's neat. A part from a competitor skate?
I started a return authorization with rollerblade. They are going to send me a set of RB80 which were designed for situations like this. Or so I am told.
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