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Old February 2nd, 2010, 12:54 AM   #1
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I am into speed skating now and don't aggressive skate anymore because I am at the age bones take longer to heal and not to springy at getting up from falls. I have my old pair of K2 Fatties that use the UFS frame. I don't like them just sitting here and want to make them into something useful where I can still do some jumping by more free riding at higher speeds. I got some old K2 Backyard Bobs too but back in those days you couldn't change frames. :P

Anyway, the issue I have with the frames is I found a frame I want at Inline Warehouse, the Powerslide FSK UFS. it supports up to 84mm wheels. Below is the link to them.
http://www.inlinewarehouse.com/descpage-CFR.html

Only issue I see is it doesn't say they come with axles. Does anyone know what axles I have to use with these and with that axle what size bearings I would need too and maybe even spacers. I just notice on the other UFS frames they mention axles and stuff but these mention just what wheel size they support up to. I know some people will say just buy some FSKs or something like that but I love this K2 boot. I am used to them and even with the small 55mm wheels the boot absorbs tons of road noise so I can imagine speeding around on some 80-84mm wheels on these and jumping here and there would feel poetic. I have to say these boots are the king of comfort.
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Old February 7th, 2010, 08:17 AM   #2
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Anyway, the issue I have with the frames is I found a frame I want at Inline Warehouse, the Powerslide FSK UFS. it supports up to 84mm wheels. Below is the link to them.
http://www.inlinewarehouse.com/descpage-CFR.html
Good find. Even better that someone is getting a hint about compatibility. I like the PowerSlide boots that have UFS mounts. I may get some of those for my indoor stuff.
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Old February 7th, 2010, 03:39 PM   #3
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Anyway, the issue I have with the frames is I found a frame I want at Inline Warehouse, the Powerslide FSK UFS. it supports up to 84mm wheels. Below is the link to them.
http://www.inlinewarehouse.com/descpage-CFR.html

Only issue I see is it doesn't say they come with axles.
The page says "Axles Included".
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Old February 10th, 2010, 05:05 AM   #4
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Yeah, they recently added the axles included. I emailed them a day after my post letting them know it wasn't listed. It used to only show the wheel size.
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Old February 25th, 2010, 03:43 AM   #5
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I would suggest calling up IW and asking them to be 100% sure about the axles

and the as long as the axles are 8mm you will be ok with normal spacers

unless your K2s date back to the days of 6mm axles but at any rate call IW ask for Juan and he will help you out with everything you need to know man
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Old March 4th, 2010, 04:16 AM   #6
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Got the frames in with some Rollerblade 84mm wheels. The axles have their own spacers that I have to use in place of the normal ALU spacer that was in the assembled Rollerblade wheels. They work great. Pic below.

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Old March 4th, 2010, 05:27 AM   #7
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Man! Those are some freakishly large wheel!!! I'll bet you could roll over a dead body and not even feel it in those! Kind of like a Cadillac.
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I'll bet you could roll over a dead body and not even feel it in those! Kind of like a Cadillac.
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Old March 6th, 2010, 06:06 AM   #9
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That setup looks good!
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Old March 6th, 2010, 07:12 AM   #10
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Well.....or so I've been told.....
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Old September 27th, 2010, 06:56 AM   #11
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I wanna do this to my fattys..... where can I find a frame similar to this in the USA?
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Old September 27th, 2010, 03:37 PM   #12
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You can get them from Canada.
http://www.shop-task.com/ROLLERBLADE...sion-x7-co.htm
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