Gear Reviews

TRUE Catalyst 9 Skate Review
TRUE has spent years studying skates through their previous TF series and custom skates—and now, they are in a position to provide one of the best and most highly anticipated stock skate lines for 2022. The Catalyst 9 offers TRUE’s best custom tech at an elite-level stock price and availability.
Bauer Supreme Mach Skate Review
Before, Ultrasonic and Hyperlite contended as Bauer’s top-of-the-line skates. Now, Bauer is ascending to their newest generation of power and speed: the Supreme Mach elite-level skate. The Mach is not just the next stepping stone—it’s the next regime.
Roller Wheel Maintenance: Swapping & Rotating Inline Skate Wheels
Inline hockey and roller skating can be great ways to keep up your training and play in the spring season. But like with all equipment, you are going to have to keep up a bit of maintenance on your skates, particularly in the wheels. Fortunately, there are strategies you can take to prolong the life of your wheels.
Flare Blades Review

There have been attempts in the past to craft new blades that would offer better glide, speed, feel, and ultimately performance. Despite possessing good potential and the right ideas, only a few of them were able to keep up with their hype and the value of traditional steel. Enter Flare Blades—over a decade of research at the University of Calgary led to the creation of revolutionary runners made with the finest Swedish steel that offer both amazing glide and bite.

CCM AS3 Pro Skate Review
The Super Tacks AS3 Pro skate brings a lot of refinement and an impressive new feature to the table for the 2020 season.
CCM Ribcor 80K Skate Review
The Ribcor 80K skate is a thing of beauty. It has a clean, traditional look that quietly says it doesn’t need flashy graphics to do all the talking. The 80K continues to refine upon a design that gives skaters greater stride mobility by providing more forward flex.