What is the difference between aggressive skates and inline skates?

What is the difference between aggressive skates and inline skates?

Aggressive skates typically have much smaller wheels than a traditional inline skates. The small size allows for more freedom when grinding as there is less risk of catching on obstacles. Additionally these small wheels feature a flat profile to accommodate the impact from jumping tall heights.

Are my skates too heavy?

A sure sign that something is amuck with your sizing is if after going out for a skate you feel pain or discomfort in your feet. A skate that is too large will cause blisters, hammertoes, bunions or calluses which come from the constant irritation which in turn gives you constant foot pain.

What makes an aggressive inline skate more aggressive?

Aggressive skates can be heavier and have smaller wheels and a short wheel base to facilitate landings after jumps. A grind plate helps with sliding and grind tricks. Notches are for stalling. Shock absorbers are common, and different wheel configurations exist for various types of aggressive skating.

Which is the best type of inline skates to buy?

For more of my outdoor recreation recommendations, have a look through these popular Outside Pursuits guide links: Roller Skates, Longboards, Beginner & Kids Skateboards. Our reviews of the top rated inline skates for Men, Women and Kids along with our buyers guide will help you choose right pair for you.

What kind of skates do you use for freestyle?

If you want to use your skates for tricks and freestyle, aggressive inline skates are the right choice. Aggressive inline is a special style of skating, where the riders’ main intention is to perform extreme tricks. With aggressive skates, you get skates that you can use for grinds, jumps, slides and all kinds of tricks.

Why are inline skates good for long distance riding?

They’re good for long distance riding and are also very fast. Ventilation is high on this model, making it better suited to long, aerobic rides. The Vortech Ventilation system in these skates pushes out old air while sucking in new, cool air—perfect for a training skate meant for longer rides.

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