Riedell R3 assembly kit
The Riedell R3 Skate has been the skate of choice for rookie derby skaters worldwide since its introduction.
Demand for the R3 has been consistent throughout the years. Riedell have taken on board feedback from skaters worldwide and the R3 skate is now available with different wheel options and as an assembly package. The R3 assembly package allows skaters/retailers to choose the wheels they want for the skates, rather than a specified wheel from Riedell.
Riedell have created a special grade of vinyl for use on their R3 skate. This makes the skate super durable and perfect for aspiring derby skaters. To keep weight and costs to a minimum, the R3 features the popular PowerDyneThrust plate. Made from a composite material the Thrust plate offers a supportive and responsive base.
For beginner derby skaters, there is no better skate than the Riedell R3 skate.
J & R Sports only stock the Riedell R3 Black, should you require other R3 skate packages (derby, derby RS etc), please contact us on 0151 523 0500 to discuss.
Please Note: There is also the option to purchase this skate without wheels. Please ensure that you select the correct item for your order.
Boot: R3 Black or White
Plate: PowerDyne Thrust
Wheels: Radar Cayman (Not included with Assembly)
Bearings: KwiK ABEC 5
Toe Stop: PowerDyne Midi Gripper
Pros- Good price, comfortable (for slim feet),
Cons- Wheels, not for wider feet ( not a con if you have slim feet :-).
SkateBritain review- These are very popular as an entry level skate. The boot does stretch quite a bit, we like to go down if you are in between sizes. If you have a slim foot, these or the Jackson Vibe would be the ones to look at- the R3 is slim and the vive is average. The wheels are of a standard expected with skates of this price but they will need replacing sooner rather than later because they will hold back progression.