Posted by Clayton Keim on May 16th 2017
When it comes to weight or rollerskis, don't overlook the weight of your bindings. While rollerskiing is for training purposes, rollerskis are noticeably heavier than top of the line winter nordic skis. Weight adds up especially on long outings of 3+ hrs. We put all the skate bindings on the scale and weighed each twice. We will soon have the Fischer Turnamic binding plates which will be interesting to find out their weight together. However, it looks like Salomon nailed it with their Prolink Carbon and Prolink Pro NNN bindings winning by a significant amount. We love the performance of the Prolinks also using them daily when rollerskiing.
Rollerski season is here and we get a lot of questions of how the major rollerskis differ and which is the best. For skate rollerski 101 on selecting the right rollerski, there are many things to consider, such as flex, durability, wheel speed, and price, but some easy to measure aspects we did the work [...]
Pursuit Fork Flex rollerskis made of spring steel is a first where flex comes from the forks without pivot points. Back in 1981 Ski-Way had produced three-wheeled roller skis with suspension forks in front. Then in the early 2000's Dynasport Dynaskates of Norway invented by Rune Doennestad used pivoting forks with springs. This design was [...]
We make our frames in America. We get our aluminum frame tubing custom extruded in the USA and machine it here. Our Pursuit Rollerskis Fork Flex spring steel forks are also made here in America. Only part of Pursuit Rollerskis not made in America are the wheels which we import from a supplier we've been [...]
For wet pavement check out our fenders. Made of flexible rubber that won't break off, you'll stay much dryer on wet pavement. You can get these fenders on any of our Pursuit models for $18 per set of 4. They come standard on our top of the line Pursuit Fork Flex model. Already have rollerskis, well they [...]
Want to see how the Pursuit Fork Flex™ flexes? Check out the video below on Youtube of a 170 lb (77 kg) skier standing on one foot flexing the frame.
Fork Flex™ is reinventing rollerski flex as we know it. Over the last year we have been experimenting and testing this concept to get it right, and are excited to have it completed finally! Fork Flex™ is a proprietary design by Clayton Keim of RollerskiShop.com & Pursuit Rollerskis utilizing spring steelMajority of flex comes from the forks [...]
Earlier this year our rollerskis made it into a Kia commercial which aired in Canada. Check it out:Click here for Kia Rollerski Commercial
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This summer we have been testing our new roller ski concept we created called Fork Flex ™. Compression in the ends is better than compression in the middle which is how composite frames flex. MSRP for our new model will be around $250 USD. More details to follow soon.