Tried the others before I discovered these roller skis. The first mile is all it took for these to get a 5 star rating. I ski on some hilly routes so the brake was essential and did take some learning to use them compared to the other brake types but once learned, work better than the others.
Clayton has a design that out smarted the big outfits. And his customer service was like a friend trying to help any way he could to make it right.
Great quality rollerskies. Excellent service by the shop.
Excellent design. Being lower to the ground, having larger wheels and a ski that flexes at the wheel connection and NOT the platform, makes it easy and secure when rolling over rough surfaces. Richard
I bought a pair of these skis after having a rough introduction to roller skiing with a different brand. I find these to feel very stable, fast but not too fast (I got the slowest wheels), and the break is very reassuring. It has been night and day for me using these skis versus my previous pair - I'm roller skiing much more frequently and looking forward to it (whereas before it was just scary!). Also, incredible company - very fast, great communication, and great service.
In a year I put 500 miles on these over somewhat weathered and cracked asphalt, temps from 20-90°F. They still ski the same as the first mile. All told I'd buy the same exact setup again: #2 speed wheels, fenders, and a break. I don't often use the break, but when I do I'm glad it's there.
I can't compare these to anything except my snow skis, so I'll just say that they're a lot of fun and give me the chance to go skiing in the summer! Every time I glance at them on my way out the door, I wish I was actually going out skiing.
Clayton was super helpful after I told him that the bindings were set up too far back -- something to do with my Salomon RS10 boots having a bit of a lip on the heel, pressed the fenders into the wheels. He covered shipping and re-installed the bindings with a fast turnaround.
Only complaint is that they are squeaky! Not sure if it's the forks, the bindings, or just the nature of rollerskis, regardless of brand.
On my third season with these. They’ve held up well and are a lot of fun. They roll smoothly. Most importantly, they’ve made me a much stronger skier. I initially used them with a brake, but have since ditched that—the brake works well enough but is a little cumbersome, and I actually feel more secure without it just sticking to a few planned routes in which I know I won’t be navigating around cars too much or happening upon any dangerous downhill intersections. Overall, really happy with the skis and service from Rollerskishop.
Very fine tuned up rollerskis
Great skis. Very stable and they provide as much vibration dampening as the carbon fiber skis I have. The 105mm wheels roll really well. Impressed!
My first pair of rollerskis, and they have been a blast. Clayton was a big help in selecting the equipment (wound up with fork flex elite with #2 wheels). I didn't get rollerskis for years because I thought I would wind up on the pavement a lot. Turns out they are pretty easy to balance on and get moving.
I really like these. They are made well and the flex simulates more closely to a snow feel.
Bought ForkFlex roller skis few weeks ago and was really impressed by the ski feeling, especially on climb. I will be able to do some intervals with 2/3 wheels combination. I’m so pleased that I will be able to prepare my ski season not only on my bike.
These bigger diameter wheels plus the break create a lot of freedom in terms of where you can ski and skiing unfamiliar roads. I am by no means an elite skier, but thoroughly enjoy the features of these skis.
Great on uneven pavement & rough pavement.
Great rollerskis backed up by great service. I went with the speed 2/3 mix and the feel and control on the road is excellent. For reference I am 6'2", 83kg and have a size 46 shoe. Initially I was concerned I was getting close to the weight limit, but they are perfect. I also recommend the brake for those in hilly areas, it might not get used much but it's nice to know it's there.
These are my sixth pair of rollerskis and they are best ones. The extra wheel diameter and forks make it a smooth ride even on rough pavement. They tracked nice and straight right out of the box.
I have been using these for over a month now, and the feel and performance is very good. My previous 100mm rskis were a bit rough and impaired due to poor local asphalt (many large, deep cracks that become more difficult to slower I go and the less I unweight). Fork Flex Elite are lighter, better balanced, and smoother for me. Pursuit's order support has been very good.
These are awesome skis! They were a little slow to start out, but have broken in nicely! I couldn't be happier with them. Clayton was wonderful to work with and I received the skis in a very quick fashion. I will continue my business here for any future rollerski purchases!
Absolutely love skiing on the Elite Fork Flex! At the beginning of quarantine I upgraded from the prior Fork Flex model, and I have really noticed the improved stability. The 110 wheels are amazing, they feel super stable and I can roll right over small twigs and rocks and cracks without any drama. After using the T6004 for many years, then the original Fork Flex, and now the Elite model, this is by far my favorite.
Very satisfied with this r-ski. Even though the weight is similar to other brands, the Pursuit's weight is distributed more towards each end of the ski, it gives the feeling of being longer than it is, more like a ski I guess. They track very straight, ride height is low, thus very stable. I like to think the 110mm wheels are more able to handle cracks and debris than 100mm wheels on other models. The brake add-on is a nice perk. In terms of additional weight, I don't notice it at all. Excellent product.
Not living in a roller ski community or having any friends that can offer advice can make it tough for this purchase.. But with one phone call it was all cleared up! Offered suggestions for the best equipment Comparing cost performance. Completely satisfying experience with a professional. Many thanks
I am absolutely thrilled to own them. The roller skis test my technique, and recreate the snow skate experience. The staff was very helpful in fulfilling the order, and steering me to the correct product. I am having fun in Wausau Wisconsin, and thinking there may be some citizen competition in my future, without shame.
Kids really like these, great to use on chip seal roads, lessens the vibration
I wanted a rollerski that allows me to get better on snow, means that it has to feel like a snow ski, not only a shaft with two wheels, but a flex that makes me feel I'm improving even without snow..! From a simple activity that allows me to keep the technic fresh when there's no snow, I'm about to adopt it as a real summer sport because of these rollerskis, stealing some cycling time..!
The Fasterskiers review convinced me to give it a try, and made my move because of Clayton Keim, owner of Rollerskishop quick responses to my emails an accomodation and expertise..!
Out of the box, the Pursuits looked well made, light and solid, and felt it when clipped. I was surprised by the smoothness of the 110mn(108) wheels. At 6'3" (185lb.), although a little under the weight limit, I didn't feel the flex right away, but when I started pushing harder, and harder, there I was : 'this flex', what I was looking for, and on downhill : keeping the line, (better than on a friend's Marwes last summer), and step turns felt light..!
The brake is simply light and effective, though if I set the rope too tight, the ski slaps the heel when pulling back from a push, and due to my long legs (37"), I had to raise the handle, and if I had to do it again, as a tall guy, I would go, and probably will, for the same rollerski, but longer shaft (670mn.)..!
The only downside to me I find, is not about the product, but probably a technical matter from my part to correct, and it's not about swingweight, but when I push (V-ing), I feel a little more pressure on the front wheels, otherwise : superb handling, I'm happy with my choice..!
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