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poles for rollskis?

Postby Phil » Tue Jun 09, 2009 12:11 pm

do you use different poles with your rollski equipement or do you just add the rubber things to them?

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Postby jasper110 » Tue Jun 09, 2009 2:10 pm

you can use your normal 'snow' poles if you wish but you'll need to change the tips/ basket. rollerski pole tips are hardened steel (tungsten?) and very sharp to allow them to dig into the pavement. the tip is also set deeper into it's housing to cope with the extra strain. they also have no basket.

your normal winter tips will go blunt and wear down very very quickly.

if getting new poles, get the same size as you have for the snow, the fact that they don't sink into the ground compensates for the extra height of being on rollers.

scroll down to near the bottom of the page on this link for a look : http://www.rollerskiing.co.uk/catalogue ... gory=Poles

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Postby Phil » Tue Jun 09, 2009 2:27 pm

thanks jasper.

yes, that I can not use the winter tips knew. I just need to keep the budget tight, and rollerskis are extremly expensive.

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Postby kuan » Tue Jun 09, 2009 4:34 pm

You can use the one way poles. They have carbide tips.
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Postby Phil » Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:03 am

jasper110 wrote:scroll down to near the bottom of the page on this link for a look : http://www.rollerskiing.co.uk/catalogue ... gory=Poles


hm, that link doesn't seem to work...

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Postby jasper110 » Thu Jun 11, 2009 3:24 am

Phil wrote:
jasper110 wrote:scroll down to near the bottom of the page on this link for a look : http://www.rollerskiing.co.uk/catalogue ... gory=Poles


hm, that link doesn't seem to work...



it does if i click it in the original post and your quote. is your computer allowing pop ups?

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Postby Phil » Thu Jun 11, 2009 3:52 am

it works now, yes. it didn't work yesterday... thanks.

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Postby Phil » Thu Jun 11, 2009 4:00 am

wow, what a selection they have. very interesting.

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Postby jasper110 » Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:36 am

you might also waant to take a look here :
http://www.xc-elitesports.com/index.php ... bb07b886ee

for an equally large selection.

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Postby Phil » Fri Jun 12, 2009 11:31 am

oh, nice, thanks a lot!


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