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XLS vs. XLP? Which is best?

XLS vs. XLP? Which is best?

We're regularly asked about the difference between the Bauer XLS and XLP. There's very little difference in the way they fit, they're both sized in the same way with a regular width fitting. Each boot has a slight different styling - the XLS has white accents whilst the XLP has…

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Customer Charter

Customer Charter

We’re hearing from loads of customers about different horror stories buying skates and skate accessories from various retailers. We’ve launched our customer charter to set out our business ethics and explain what a family-run skate specialist offers different from other organisations.40+ years Skate Trade experience – Steve opened his first skate…

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Sports Rated vs Toy Rated Skates

Sports Rated vs Toy Rated Skates

Quad-Skates.co.uk has always mentioned we are not a sports shop or a toy shop. We sell only sports-rated, quality roller skates.Recently, a customer suggested a pair of "toy rated" products were better than a quality product we stock - and tried to explain the difference between toy and sports products.…

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Customer Complaint

Customer Complaint

As an independently operated, family-owned skate shop - on occasions, we are criticised by customers for bad service. Sometimes we get it wrong and do everything we can to rectify a situation, often at our cost (time and money) to put things right.On other occasions, we get customers who think…

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Fitting a Skate Chassis

Fitting a Skate Chassis

We've recently been contacted by customers who have purchased a skate chassis to install on their skates asking advice "How Do I Fit A Chassis to my Boot?". There's good and bad information on the internet and thought this would offer skaters wanting to build their own set-up some of…

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Easter Shipping

Easter Shipping

Yes, it's chocolate time again and a great time to spend 4 days skating over the Easter Bank Holiday.We have limited shipping during the Easter period so, if you need your skate gear before the Easter break, don't leave it too long to order.

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Get the Right Size Skates

Get the Right Size Skates

Finding the right size skates can be problematic owing to the various sizing manufacturers use to scale their shoe size. At Quad-Skates.co.uk, we are more than confident we know the sizing of all our skates.Since Bauer was owned by Nike from 1995-2008, amongst loads of product improvements, they standardised the…

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Clean The Crud (from your bearings)

Clean The Crud (from your bearings)

BEARING MAINTENANCETO GET THE BEST PERFORMANCE FROM YOUR BEARINGSYOU NEED TO TAKE A FEW ACTIONS TO KEEP ROLLING SMOOTH AND FASTSkate bearings can collect dirt, debris, moisture, dust, hair and all contaminants from the ground you are rolling on. There is no way to avoid this – it is perfectly…

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Skaters  Beware !!!

Skaters Beware !!!

So 2021 is set to be an amazing year for all skaters - we're really looking forward to loads of new products to share with you over the next few months and we're really looking forward to a HOT SUMMER of SKATE !!! Keep an eye out on our Facebook…

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Happy New Year 2021

Happy New Year 2021

Quad-Skates.co.uk wishes all our visitors, customers, and friends worldwide a healthy, fun, and successful Happy New 2021 We are sure this year is going to be far better than the last one (goes without saying) and looking forward to loads more skating in the UK and all around the world. It…

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