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Ritberger1979
October 7th, 2011, 07:25 PM
Hi
After having competed in Lausanne Downhill with a pair of cheap Anarchy Havoc, I want to build a pair of efficient skates for DH, or better more safeer for heavy DH!
For boots i have Graff Edmonton Special taken from my past as a ice figure skater.
For plates i haven't any idea, i need advice.
For wheels now i have Kryptonics 65mm 78A but they are too soft for the brakes in slide, are the 84-86A enough?

thanks

Iggy
October 8th, 2011, 04:46 PM
If you haven't already, you might wanna check out the Quad Vert section of the Aggressive Forum. I think there's some downhill guys in there that might be able to help you out.

Armadillo
October 9th, 2011, 02:34 AM
Longboard wheels => 76mm Zombie Hawgs is what you want. Side set and 84A.

-Armadillo

kiwimaster
October 9th, 2011, 03:07 AM
I reckon you want to ditch the heels also,anytime I have gone down hills I like my weight on the back wheels.My understanding of heels is that it will bring your weight forward.

ursle
October 9th, 2011, 02:55 PM
Hi
After having competed in Lausanne Downhill with a pair of cheap Anarchy Havoc, I want to build a pair of efficient skates for DH, or better more safeer for heavy DH!
For boots i have Graff Edmonton Special taken from my past as a ice figure skater.
For plates i haven't any idea, i need advice.
For wheels now i have Kryptonics 65mm 78A but they are too soft for the brakes in slide, are the 84-86A enough?

thanks

http://www.silverfishlongboarding.com/
These guys will set you up for wheels, 'do is on the money there.
For a plate I'd get something in the 5 degree action territory and I'd use stiff cushions, metal for the plate, lot's of choices in the 50-80$ range
http://www.skates.com/SearchResults.asp, change the search function to lowest price first and they pop right up.
no speed wobble allowed...
Got good insurance?