What is the advantage of Booster Blades over inline skates?
Booster Blades are propelled by a pedalling motion so you get more speed for less effort. • How do you stop on Booster Blades? Just tilt either foot backwards like using a heel stop on ordinary skates and this works the brake. You can brake with either foot at any position in the stroke. • How heavy are Booster Blades? Booster Blades are heavier than ordinary inline skates, about 8kg including the boot but most of this weight stays on the ground most of the time, so they do not feel heavy. • How fast do Booster Blades go? How fast can you pedal? The gearing is similar to a single speed bike in that the distance you are propelled forward in relation to the downward movement of the pedal is about the same but the important thing is that you get more speed for less effort. • If I can ride in-line skates will I be able to Booster Blade? You need to learn to ride Booster Blades like learning to ride a bike but if you can ride in-line skates you will have mastered the balance and should be a