Buyers guide

  • How to know the size is right

    The short answer: Commit to skating them in house Never put on a pair of skates and then, while not even tightening them, decide that it is not y...
  • 2 or 4 wheels

    The short answer: If you are unsure about this, take 4 wheels. The only reason why anybody would use only 2 wheels, is to make grinding easier. Wh...
  • Popular skate models

    The short answer: Go for the Roces M12 or USD Aeon models Half of our friends skate the Roces M12 and the other half skates the USD Aeon models. ...
  • Are you sure?

        The short answer: If you do not want to grind, then do not get aggressive skates Aggressive skates might look cool, and you might want to do ...
  • With or without a brake?

    Short answer:The heelbrake is great for beginners. Not all skaters use a heel brake system. The reason for not having it is because if you do cro...
  • 3 or 4 wheels

    The short anwser:If you are unsure about this, take 4 wheels. The long answer:Since about 2015 the market has been flooded with fancy 3 wheeled sk...
  • 80mm or 90mm wheels

    The short answer: big feet take 90mm, small feet take 80mm You want your wheel base (the length of your frame) to be in proportion to your foot...
  • Hardboot vs Softboot

    The short answer: Go for a Hardboot  The long answer:A hardboot skate has a removable liner. This means that the padded part of the skates can be...
  • Double sizing? The skate sizing lie

    The short answer: All hardboots come in 41-42 style double sizing, weither they advertise it as such or not. The long answerIts typical for hardbo...
  • What size to choose?

      The short answer: take your shoe size or one size up Skates should feel very very tight. The problem is that most people are not used to havin...
  • Price range

    Price range The short answer: Get skates that are around 200-250 euro's to be save The long answer:Skates that are not build proper do not give yo...
  • ABEC Rating & Wheel Hardness

      The short answer: Do not pay attention to the ABEC or wheel hardness metrics  Skate bearings are kind of all the same nowadays. If you have a s...