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08-27-2008, 03:03 PM
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Rockering you skates

Can someone please explain to me the benefits to a rockered skate as opposed to one that isn't (is there such a thing as an unrockered skate??) and is it similar to sharpening where you can dictate the type or size of the rocker?

What's the benefit to a toe rocker compared to a heel rocker...

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Check out these guys. I got my skates cutom profiled and have been very pleased with the results.

http://noicingsports.com/skate_radius_profiling.html

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Check out these guys. I got my skates cutom profiled and have been very pleased with the results.

http://noicingsports.com/skate_radius_profiling.html
Its funny you put that link on here, I litterally just left reading that website to click in here to see what anyone has to say.

Are you in the area or did you do the online order?

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No i had my blades done through the mail. I live on the other side of the country.

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I'm not too familiar with how it all works, but logically I could see a smaller radius improving your turning, and a larger radius improving your stopping/stability.

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Ive been really reseaching this, my new skates have a brutal flat spot..totally interferes with my balance, pivots, transition and crossovers. Ive heard that combination radius's on the blades makes a huge difference. the differnce between rockering and contouring is that rockering is done free hand where the contouring is done accuratley. two differnt radii's small in fron big in rear..more on the balls of ur feet..better control over your edges!

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