If you are someone who enjoys roller skating, then you know the importance 0f choosing a good pair of rollerblades. As opposed to quad skates, inline skates have a unique wheel placement that bares resemblance to ice skates. This wheel arrangement does not offer as much stability as quad skates, but it does allow the user to travel much faster. Getting used to rollerblading requires some practice and coaching, but once you do get the hang of it, it can become a very efficient mode of transport. Selecting the right pair of rollerblades is important as it could lead to better control and safety while rollerblading. A high and sturdy boot, for example, is very important since lot of pressure is put on the ankles during skating.
1. Rollerblade Men’s Spark 80ALU Skate
This is a premium quality set of rollerblades for men, by the company Rollerblade. It comes in a green and black design, which makes it look very easy on the eyes and gives it a very stylish appearance. Since it is mostly black, it will be able to conceal any stains or dirt that may accumulate with regular usage. Unfortunately, there are four different sizes to choose from. The frame of the skate is made of an Aluminum material which gives it light weight and a good degree of durability as well. The bearings used in the rollerblades are 80mm 82A SG5 bearings which have a good reputation of being long-lasting. As any skater will tell you, the right bearings can make all the difference!
2. Rollerblade Women’s Zetrablade 80 Skate
If you are on the lookout for a pair of rollerblades for women, then this is probably going to be your best choice. It is from the same line of skates that we reviewed prior to this, except that it is more suitable for the female foot. One of the aesthetic changes is the color scheme, using black and pink. Like their male counterparts, these skates come in 4 sizes. Since it is a branded product by the company Rollerblade, you can expect a good deal of quality and performance with the blades, just like the other products from the same company. The skates are designed with the complete beginner in mind and are a great choice if you are trying to improve your rollerblading skills to an intermediary level. The skates use SG5 bearings which allow them to be used continuously for several miles. The rollerblades are quite easy to use if you know the basics of rollerblading, so it shouldn’t take you long to get used to it.
3. XinoSports Adjustable Inline Skates for Kids
Getting a good pair of rollerblades for kids is not all that easy to find as they tend to be lacking in quality or performance. However, this pair of rollerblades by XinoSports is far superior in comparison to most of the other rollerblades that you will find. It is one of the very few rollerblades that we’ve come across which gives you a 60-day money back guarantee with it. When choosing a pair of rollerblades for kids, it is quite important that they have the necessary safety features. You don’t want any twisted ankles, out there! Our favorite aesthetic feature about this skate is that it uses wheels which illuminate when they are moving, making it much more appealing to kids. However, there is no option to choose the color of the rollerblades, which we think is quite important, considering that kids can be quite picky about color. The soft and comfortable padding that is on the sole of the rollerblades makes it comfortable to wear and offers greater stability while skating.
4. Kuxuan Boy’s Ciro Adjustable Kids Inline Skate
Since there is quite a bit of importance in having a choice of color when picking out a set of rollerblades for kids, the Kuxuan Boy’s Ciro Adjustable Kids Inline Skate lets you choose between two different colors when purchasing the skates. The two different colors that you can choose from are either red or blue, both of which have the same features and only differ in color. There are three different sizes to choose from (small, medium or large), however, each size lets you vary it slightly to get a better fit. Another standout feature of the rollerblades is that it uses a set of illuminating wheels which gives out a colorful light when they are moving. The best part is that the wheels are self-generating, so it does not require any batteries to generate light. These skates deliver great performance along with a very durable build quality to go with it.