Rollerski Manufacturers Reveal Truth About Ball Bearings

Rollerski Manufacturers Reveal Truth About Ball Bearings

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Manufacturers today offer a vast choice of rollerskis to suit any taste and purse. Relative advantages of aluminum frames vs carbon laminated vs carbon monocoque are hotly debated. Ditto for rubber vs PU wheels. There is one thing, however, that all modern rollerskis have in common – ball-bearings. The 608 series ball-bearings are de-facto standard for all “summer skis” ( and beyond). We reached to several leading rollerski producers with two questions; 1. what ball-bearings do you use in production of your rollerskis and based on what criteria did you choose them over the others? 2. in the ideal world, when/if money is not an object, what ball-bearings would you recommend? Marcos Ruperez, Quionne 1. We use reliable bearings with no matter that much about velocity. Why? because what is…
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Fibra De Carbono Or How One Company Started By Designing Rollerskis , Then Expanded Elsewhere

Fibra De Carbono Or How One Company Started By Designing Rollerskis , Then Expanded Elsewhere

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...Which pair of rollerskis has the most striking looks? Not weight, balance, performance – those things are not immediately obvious – just looks? Here at the Daily Skier we vote for Quionne Carbon Fiber. Amazing piece of carbon fiber monocoque, looking somehow more like a powerful bow than rollerski. A total keeper, looks-wise! But is there a substance to go with that chiseled form? We got in touch with Marcos Rupérez, Quionne Tech S.L. co-founder/co-owner. And guess what? - contrary to expectations, our conversation went all about the substance – never the looks, never that Oomph! factor. Perhaps, because Marcos is not a marketologist or a salesman – he studied industrial engineering, has an MSc in renewable energies and an MBA. And he really, really does not mince his words.…
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