I used the Newron Skates on Sunday - I skated a total of 16 miles on a trail.
They really aren't skates meant for distance skating. Even their website compares them to ice skates, and it does say they are good for skating distances. I found them to be slow and hard to push off on.
The two front wheels are smaller than the two back wheels. The glide is slower too. My husband was skating with me he'd quickly and easily roll by me on his K2's.
I can see that someone who wants to dance skate, or play ice hockey might really enjoy them.
A friend is going to try them out soon and I'll be sure mention what she has to say about them.
I prefer to use a heal brake and the design of their brake, between the wheel and the chassis isn't a reliable braking system for me. Even on the trail skate, there were at least 2 occasions where I went to brake and my skate rolled out from under me as the brake didn't engage.
I know how to T stop but I'm not that fond of it.
If at first, you cannot sell . . .
3 days ago