The Alpha shell was designed with lightweight and support inmind. It is made out of a special composite compound that is super stiff thanksto the 25% fiberglass, which was mixed into the material. This makes this shellespecially strong and supportive. It also features a 195mm long mountingdistance with X-slot to be able to adjust all frames to the side or front andrear, in order to find the perfect skating position for everybody. The bottomis ventilated and incorporates the X design to guarantee torsion stiffness andperfect power transfer for each stride. The heel part can be adjusted in widththrough the heel retention system (HRS) to further improve performance of everystride.
The Alpha cuff was designed with lightweight and support inmind. It is made out of a special composite compound that is super stiff thanksto the 25% fibreglass, which was mixed into the material. This makes this cuffespecially strong and supportive. The buckle is a clean and stylish fast lockbuckle.
The padding for this skate was designed with comfort as themain objective, and you can tell! These skates make you feel good from thefirst moment you put them on. Micromesh and neoprene materials with a softfoam, in combination with the Powerslide Power last, that responds perfectly tothe demands of men´s feet, the inner boot of this skate provides you with anunparalleled fit.
Upper & Lacing
This model features a micro mesh upper. With a traditionallacing system with new Powerslide plastic loops for easy, fast and effectivelacing. Superior stitching quality and technical features like the front flexcut guarantee a perfect fit and support of the skate at all times. The rear ofthe skate also features a carrying strap.
The frame is made out of a two-piece construction, twoseparated aluminium stamped sidewalls, connected together with a strong andsolid mounting block. The frame is made out of aircraft 6061 aluminium to bestrong yet lightweight. It is designed to be super low with a low centre ofgravity, but still allows for 80mm wheels. The frame does not only look greatbut also offers great stiffness thanks to additional internal reinforcements.The frame uses 8mm axles.
The wheels are 80mm wheels with a strong and unique 6-spokeFreewheel core, perfect shape and radius for an excellent push and stride. Niceamount of PU over the core to take away shocks and vibrations of the roads.Long lasting and high rebound Urethane makes these wheels a great choice forfast and easy cruising.
The skate features ABEC 5 bearings lubricated with lightgrease. It has a strong and solid steel cage and 8 steel balls which are honedand finished to perfection to guarantee a smooth and nice roll.
The height adjustable brake system (HABS) offers a lot ofadvantages over the traditional heel brake. The braking surface has a biggercontact area, for a faster and more controlled braking action. The heightadjustment function is perfect to find the preferred personal braking position,lower or higher, with straight legs for more braking power or angled legs. Alsoonce worn down the brake pad can be lowered to keep the best braking point formore safety and security. The HABS is for sure the best and most effective heelbrake system on the market. Easy to mount to the frame and replace, made out ofthe best possible materials. Available in different colours for replacement.