is your source for the very best in quad roller skates, wheels, accessories and safety equipment.  We pride ourselves on being friendly and customer service oriented.  Below are articles that answer the most common questions we get from customers and friends in the skate industry.  If you are new to skating and you want to learn more about roller skating, we try to cover it below. If Roller Derby is your dream, don’t forget to check out our Roller Derby Articles as well!

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Quad Roller Skate Basics

If you’re looking to learn about quad skates, types and styles, and whether a quad might be the right pick for you, check this article before ordering!
Finding the right size is the hardest part of buying skates. We want to help you get the right size the first time so check out this video to get started.
There are many types of indoor skating styles and surfaces. Learn everything you need to know to get the right skates and wheels for the skating you’ll be doing!
Outdoor skating is a lot of fun and differ from indoor skates in several key areas. Before buying, it’s important to understand the differences and know what makes an outdoor skate unique.
Safety is important while participating in any sport, and a high-contact sport like Roller Derby is no different. Here are some ways to protect yourself.
Skating is a fun sport and hobby for people of all ages, and is safe and fun for children even at a young age. Check out this page for the answers to questions many parents have as well as some tips to guide you through purchasing the perfect skate for children at any age!
We know that buying your skates, parts, and accessories can be quite overwhelming and we want you to know that we are here to help? We have carefully compiled this list based on real questions we have received from our customers.
The process and research for purchasing kids skates can be overwhelming, so let us answer some common questions we get from parents.

More Skate Resources & Information

One of the most important components of a roller skate is also one of the most overlooked. Come find out which bearings to pick for your skate.
Taking care of your bearings from the beginning is the best way to stay safe and prolong the life of your bearings and wheels. Here’s all you need to know to clean and maintain your bearings.
Ceramic bearings are made from a compound called Silicon Nitride. The Silicon Nitride compound is far lighter than your run of the mill steel bearing. These bearings operate at an 80% faster speed than that of standard bearings and they also self lubricate.
You may have noticed a bit about Swiss bearings on our Guide to Roller Skate Bearings article. If you want to know more about Swiss bearings, you can find this answer as well as even more information and recommendations on Swiss bearings and maintenance here.
So you’ve taken the plunge and purchased your own skates and gear. Now it’s time to protect your investment. Proper maintenance can ensure the maximum longevity for your equipment.
Whether you’re an outdoor skater, derby skater, jam skater, or recreational skater, there will come a time where you will need to replace your plates or boots. Let us help you find the right size with this awesome video!
Admit it, you’ve dreamt about having your own custom skates to match your on-wheels persona. That dream can be a reality! Check out your options for custom skates that will match your gear and attitude.
Check out our results from the last showdown and stay tuned for a brand new showdown between the Bionic Super Stopper, Antik Gumball, Antik Superball, and Mota Monster!
Not sure what to get your kid for Christmas? There’s no better gift than a pair of roller skates! Here are some of our top picks and recommendations.
Be sure to get a good warmup workout before jumping right into a hard skate. It’s important for your body to be ready for the extreme physical activity.