Inline Skate Maintenance, Upgrades and Repairs
By Carlesa Williams, About.com Guide
Starter Skate Options
Most inline skaters can try temporary skate solutions to start skating without making a substantial investment. Consider these suggestions for short-term skates and gear.
How to Buy Inline Skates
There are many things to consider when making a long-term inline skate purchase. These include a good fit, the type of skating, your body type, your budget and the features you want. Use these guides to find equipment that suits your inline skating needs.
- Before You Buy Inline Skate Wheels
- Buying Skates for Growing Kids
- Kids Adjustable Inline Skates
- Recreational Inlines and Starter Skates
Maintenance and Upgrades
Basic maintenance, upgrades and cleaning will keep your equipment safe for skating, help them perform better and make them last longer. Use this section to develop maintenance and upgrade skills.
Inline Skate Repairs
Many skaters take care of their own repairs. Even if you use a repair service, it's a good idea to have tools and trouble shooting knowledge. Use this section to learn to identify mechanical and fit problems and repair your inline skates.