Shopping for low priced skates is no different than any other product; they come in many different shapes, sizes and colors but one thing remains true – you get what you pay for. With that said, it’s important for you to evaluate your future pair of roller skates as much as possible before the next time you click that “Confirm & Pay” button.
Our skates are priced for your convenience and we stock a wide variety to ensure you always find what fits your skating style and budget. Yes, you get what you pay for but we have many skates between $50-$100 to fit your budget when you want skates without breaking the bank.
So let’s debunk these 5 myths about what you get when you shop for low priced skates, shall we?
Low Priced Skates Fall Apart After One Month
This is definitely true when you buy a $20 pair of shoes but roller skates are made differently. Low priced skates are generally manufactured with high quality vinyl. It’s a fake leather material made to withstand normal wear and tear. Vinyl also does not scratch as easy as leather and it’s easier to clean.
Only you, the skater can determine how long your skates will last. Treat them nicely and they will take you many places. Maintain your skates after each time you ride and pamper them like your car!
Low Priced Skates Are Usually Knock Off’s
We collaborate with the most popular brands of roller skates on the market and guarantee top quality brand name skates. From Riedell, Dominion to Roller Derby we’ve sold thousands of skates to happy customers.
Actually it’s pretty hard to find knock off brand roller skates even if you’re looking.
Low Priced Skates Come With Cheap Trucks
The majority of our budget friendly skates do come with precision trucks and the best part of this is their light weight design. Precision trucks are made from a combination of heat moldable plastics and urethanes while cast iron trucks are heavy and clunky.
Although cast iron trucks will outlast a pair of trucks made of plastic, weekly skate maintenance will prolong life. Always check your king pin and fasten it to your desired tightness for your safety and the safety of your trucks!
Low Priced Skates Are Only For Kids
Isn’t it wierd how kids clothes can sell for the same price as adults clothes even though they require half the fabric to make? This is not the case with roller skates and you can expect to find a solid pair of kids skates at an amazing price.
Kids skates are much more affordable than our low priced adult skates because they are made with the basic materials that are perfect to get kids up and skating.
Low Priced Skates Come With Lower ABEC Rating Bearings
Lower ABEC ratings just means the bearing spins slower at faster speeds. ABEC ranking does not indicate overall quality or durability. Higher ABEC bearings are intended for use for precise applications such as aircrafts and machines. ABEC 3 bearings will always get the job done, are more affordable and are an industry accepted standard for ball bearings.