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Beginner, Gear Reviews, Grind Trucks, Hardware, Rollerskate, Slide Blocks, Wheels -

It can be tricky to know where to start. There are so many moving parts to a rollerskate, and for new skaters getting familiar with the gear they are utilizing is essential to ensure they get the most out of their roller skate setup (Check this blog for skate breakdown). 

But once you understand the moving parts, there’s the added layer of skatepark specific upgrades! So, how do you know when to upgrade your Wheels or add on Slide Blocks or Grind Trucks?

The answer is different for everyone, but here is our insight into what gear you should prioritize and why! 

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Beginner, Gear Reviews, Rollerskate -

Get the most out of your CIB wheels! Knowing which wheels are the best choice for you can be tricky! Sam from the CIB Skate Team has rolled on all our wheels and is here to break down the best deal for you to get the most out of your pump and maximize your hang time!

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Beginner, How To, Rollerskate, Skatepark -

It can be hard to know what the best set-up is required to roller skate in skate-parks, especially if you're new to skating.

Whether you're transitioning a set of derby skates or setting up a brand new kit, here are our top 3 quick tweaks to your roller skates that will make your first rolls in the ramp easy breezy! 

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Beginner, Rollerskate, Skatepark, Terminology -

For those of you who are still new to the bowl, knowing where to start can be tricky business. I've compiled my thoughts into a list of top tips. These are some of the things I wish I knew or was grateful to be told in my earlier days in the park. Check out our other blogs for more useful information before you take it to the transition. 

Please note, these are personal tips based on my experience. Feel free to include your own in the comments session below!

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Beginner, Rollerskate, Skatepark -

A common question we get asked is where to start if you're wanting to get into park skating. After some enlightening conversations, we realised we've been answering this the wrong way.

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