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  1. Iperhaos it's a coincidence yes but I don't personally use any other blades than xc so i can not really compare much myself. I don't really get leg pain at all when I'm playing games so i can't really say much about that. I previously used standard blades with no profile or anything and then using xc blades i felt i was using less energy, although I find that i instantly was able to skate a lot better being more agile etc so perhaps that can exert more energy but i can not remember noticing a large difference in tiredness.
  2. I've been using them for months and i don't personally notice much difference with leg fatigue. If anything it takes less effort to get speed due to the shallower hollow and the curve helping gain speed more quickly. Maybe your putting more effort into games while using the xc blades? Do you notice your skating better/playing better overall using xc blades or is it the same ?
  3. Yes as I said you need to adjust, however for you that is very uncommon as most are using hollow around 1/2. 1” is very very shallow and most can not handle that on normal blades. I used 1/2 hollow prior to XC blade and now I use 3/4. The adjustment for flare is very different and you need crazy adjustments due to the angle of flare. XC wouod just be a slight adjustment such as going from 1/2 to 3/4 or from 3/4 to 1” etc.
  4. No it is not same logic and sizing as flare. The hallow adjustment is not done for the same reason. You should take a slightly shallower hollow because the blade is curves so provides inclreased stability meaning, no need for the same hallow you usually use, but if you did get the same then you will have the same hallow unlike with flare because their blades flare out so a hollow adjustment is necessary. if you skate on 3/4 then I say you should use 1”. They come with 3/4 hollow on already if you get the dlc version. Try that and see how you like it. I tried 1” once and the blade just slipped because it had no bite. Just try 3/4 to start, that’s what I’m using and it seems the perfect balance.
  5. You probably have them at 3/4. The DLC blades come sharpened to a 3/4 not a 1 inch even though the package actually says 1”. I’m unsure on what you’re talking about with the extra hold on the toe. I do not experience any problems. Perhaps it’s to do with your skating style? For me I feel no negative effects. Just the extra stability and speed.
  6. I see, well I was willing to pay, and I did, in order to try this product out. It appears that the company provides heavily discounted testers but it doesn’t seem they offer free ones.
  7. It is, and I would hope that this community would share me some new products to try out too. And if they had discounts available I hope they will share it with me.
  8. Well that wasn’t my intention, in fact I requested a code from the company for the purpose of sharing… my fellow team players have benefited from it so I thought those on here may benefit too. I won’t think about others in future. My apologies 🙂
  9. Great. We can’t be giving people discounts. They must pay full price 😉
  10. Will you delete the other coupon code too ? For all we know he could be affiliated to that freestyle skater and be making money sharing that code?!
  11. No where has it been mentioned about commission…. and it’s your loss not trying it. Doesn’t affect me. I am no longer sharing things with anyone
  12. Damn I don’t work for them they are literally in Hungary, I am in the uk 😂. I am merely a big fan of their equipment and as a still quite new style of runner, I obviously would like to share their technology. Even if a company employee did come here and start sharing their products I still wouldn’t see an issue. We are all players and sharing equipment and products with each other is the whole idea in my opinion. You should appreciate it.
  13. Don’t you support and talk about your favourite NHL team ? And you probably talk positively about them. We can do the exact same with equipment. No problem in supporting fantastic equipment as there is supporting a fantastic team. Maybe if you tried them out you might support them as much as I do 😉 they deserve it
  14. Post no longer available. Can an admin delete this topic please.
  15. I’m afraid I agree with smcgreg, a large majority of rec players are unaware what profiling actually is. Most have “heard” of it but rarely will people understand annything about it. And it’s true that a large percentage of players do not even know their own ROH! They just get the “standard sharpen”. also I haven’t heard of any of those Bauer profiles myself haha. I’m very familiar with the pro sharp profiles and various others like cag, tydan power etc. I skate on a quad 0 profile myself so I’m aware of the process significantly but I did not know of those Bauer profiles.
  16. Ah ok yes he’s using flare too. Not many actually know about XC blades because it’s not such a large company. I think if more NHL players tried them they would be pretty impressed as they have been with flare. I can see it making its way into NHL soon.
  17. Which website ? Can’t seem to find it on XC blade website if that’s what you meant.
  18. Oh nice how do you know he uses them ?
  19. Yes they are recommended to try out. The blades certainly improve all aspects of skating skills which are quite pertinent to hockey, as well as break dancing on ice 😉
  20. Yes there is use within professional hockey in the video here.XC blade Channel a player using XC blades was selected as 32nd for Edmonton oilers in the NHL draft. So we may see them in NHL fairly soon with Reid Schaefer. you can see multiple players in different leagues around the world using the XC blades. These are still very new and therefore not known by that many people. Like with Reid Schaefer, they may slowly come into the NHL And that “Fancy” skating certainly tests the blades and prove their capability. If you try some of those moves you will realise the difficulty and appreciate the stability and edge control needed. The original video was posted to show his review of the blades seen as we can not see many reviews of the blades. The 2nd video was to share the promo code for anyone looking to try them. It’s not about focusing on the “dancing” but focusing on his explanation of what he found from using the blades. And the 2nd video you can use the promo code to try them for yourself. The “ice dancing” you may as well watch for entertainment rather than complain about it.
  21. Yes if you have the option to test them before making the switch completely then that would be good. What I and others have noticed is there is never any negative effects as a result of using XC blades. Everything is either better or stays the same. So that may provide some peace of mind that it’s unlikely he would be unhappy with the feeling of using them. The MC curve is the smallest curve they have and I highly recommend sticking with. The other curves I can tell just from using MC may be a bit too much, for me at least.
  22. Flare seems like it has similar results but I have not tried them. Flare does not alternate the width of the blade in different areas to create a new curve on the outside, but rather flares the edges out to supposedly create the same affect. I’m unsure whether the outcome is the same with XC and flare as I can only comment on XC performance. Yes the speed is definitely increased with being able to go to a lower ROH. If he uses 7/8 then perhaps 1” may still be suitable. I personally will most likely go to 7/8” on these XC blades. Unfortunately you have to weigh the benefits of buying a new holder and whether the extra blade choices are worth it. I bought new skates and specifically chose Bauer with tuuk holder, it cost me more than going for an alternative option however I was so adamant in trying the XC blades that I felt it was worth it. Their performance definitely confirm it was. For me personally once using these blades I will not go back to a normal shaped blade. The benefits are too great. So it’s up to you whether the holder switch is worth a shot.
  23. There are no options for True. I am unsure if XC blade intend to make any blades for True. It is unlikely without much high demand. If flare has none on their website then they don’t make any for True either.
  24. I have just tried these blades for the first time. I have to say I expected the 1” ROH on these blades to be quite slippy and I was under the impression it would not hold me very tight however I was quite surprised. The curvature of the blade seems to be done so well that it felt effortless while turning. The fact I could keep a 1” ROH and still have the same stability as a 1/2” on a normal blade was also quite surprising but very effective. I found I was able to gain incredible speed quite effortlessly, especially round corners while doing crossovers. Stopping became considerably easier on all edges, individually and together, in different directions, as expected.( This is of course due to the shallower hollow.) I found no negative aspects of using these blades. I think I will go down to a 7/8 or a 3/4 ROH (no less) only because I found myself slipping on very small occasions if doing freestyle tricks balancing on 1 edge(specifically hydroglide). For those who don’t do any freestyle tricks then the 1” will be fine and I recommend giving that a try if you get these blades. After using these I do not see myself ever going back to a normal blade. I definitely recommend them. The MC was perfect for me and I believe it will be the best option for most people. Any more curvature I think may be too much. I have been informed these blades are sharpened the exact same as normal blades which is great news! The max width on the back of the blades is 4mm for the MC and 5.5mm for the largest curve option. (Standard blades are usually 3mm so you can see how this blade severely differs the larger the curve you go for) To conclude, I’m very surprised that this lateral dimension curve has been untouched on hockey blades so far. I think this outer curvature is highly innovative and I will not be surprised if it starts being adopted a lot more in the future. Big well done to XC blades for this creation. They have a customer in me for life! 👍🏻
  25. I have the MC(medium curve) XC blades and will be trying it out this weekend. I will update on my opinions after using.
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