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Quad Vert All kinds of aggressive skating on quad roller skates including quad vertical roller skating, quad bowl skating, quad skatepark tricks, and street skating tricks in quad skates.

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Old August 17th, 2007, 08:15 PM   #1
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Irene Ching's skates look like the best quads I've seen for grinding. The plate is curved so you can lock on and it is low so the wheels are less likely to bite.

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Old August 17th, 2007, 10:29 PM   #2
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Her skates look like the best quads I've seen for grinding. The plate is curved so you can lock on and it is low so the wheels are less likely to bite.

Her plates are pretty much like mine and now she has the ones from rollergirl too. They are wider which gives a bigger base. The problem with mine is that they arent broken in yet/bent. I need to jump on stuff more often first lol.
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Old August 18th, 2007, 12:52 AM   #3
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Her plates are pretty much like mine and now she has the ones from rollergirl too. They are wider which gives a bigger base. The problem with mine is that they arent broken in yet/bent. I need to jump on stuff more often first lol.

Why don't they come pre bent?
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Old August 18th, 2007, 03:26 AM   #4
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Why don't they come pre bent?

Well, guess they naturally bend in quickly. I just need to start using mine I guess to find out lol! Well, if Irene visits us, she can let us know........
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Wait aminute. If you have metal grind plates on your skates, and they bend, your wheel trucks will have to bend inward. That can't be good. Perhaps Irene's skates came with flat grind plates and they are simply worn down to the shape of the coping she grinds.
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Old August 21st, 2007, 01:54 PM   #6
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Wait aminute. If you have metal grind plates on your skates, and they bend, your wheel trucks will have to bend inward. That can't be good. Perhaps Irene's skates came with flat grind plates and they are simply worn down to the shape of the coping she grinds.

There is some room where the hole is. Well, if you have any questions on how they work, call rollergirl! She makes and sells them.
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Irene Ching's skates look like the best quads I've seen for grinding. The plate is curved so you can lock on and it is low so the wheels are less likely to bite.
That is the jump-bar that is curved in s243a's pic.

My plates are always bent from landing jumps [jump bar or not]....not a good thing.
Be aware that thicker jump bars add weight!!!
My plates have been in the vise so many times I'm expecting them to crack the next time I try to straighten them. The jump bars I bend back all the time.
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Old August 24th, 2007, 07:49 PM   #8
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Don't bent plates help you lock on better though?
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Yes, when they bend in time which the grind plates are meant to do, you lock on better.

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http://www.rollergirl.ca/usdcart/pro...products_id/71

Call her if you have any questions.
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