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Slalom Cone Skating Forum Discussions about slalom cone skating, high-jump, and other freestyle trick skating. (Note that vert, street, and park skating discussions should be posted in our aggressive skating forum.)

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Old September 3rd, 2006, 12:16 AM   #1
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Default Frame ID?

http://inlineplanet.com/video/naomi_london.wmv

Can anyone ID the frames on this girl's skates? She changes scenes several times throughout the video, when this happens they show a quick close up of her skates. They look like RB Twister boots, but the frames look different than the current Twister IIs. Thanks!
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 12:38 AM   #2
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They are Seba frames: http://www.universkate.net/site_uk/site.html
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 04:00 AM   #3
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Coo. Thanks for the quick reply.

Another question for the freestyle guys:

I am new to inline gear and I'm trying to figure out what I need to get into slalom/freestyle. I am very particular when it comes to quality and I would like to get the best available (regardless of cost). I have years of indoor quad skating experience and can do basic stuff like grapevine and heel moves. Slalom sounds like a good reason to take the game outdoors.

With that said, where do I start?

Also, how interchangeable are inline frames? More specifically, can one mount different frame sizes to the same size boot?
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 09:48 AM   #4
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Rokdaddy,

They are indeed Seba frames.

The most popular choice for freestyle slalom skates at the moment are either the Rollerblade Twister:

http://www.rollerblade.com/products/...id=5&target=12

or the MX/Universkate Seba High:

http://www.universkate.net/site_uk/site.html
http://www.slalomskates.co.uk/slalom...?skate=sebaone

Both skates use stepped frames with a 165mm spacing, so a variety of frames could be used.
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Old September 4th, 2006, 04:06 AM   #5
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Coo. Thanks. I think that I will try the Twisters (since I can try those on locally) for now and maybe upgrade the frames later.
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Old September 4th, 2006, 05:37 AM   #6
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That's probably the best way to go... you might not even want to upgrade the frames later on and if you do want to, there are more options in frames than just the seba's, so if that time comes; just ask here
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