12 best roller skis

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

In winter, we often think of snowboarders and skiers. In the summer, they are replaced by those who ride skateboards, roller skates and bicycles. But what about those athletes and outdoor enthusiasts who use roller skis? It is hard for some to believe it, but this sports equipment is popular all over the world. What can I say, if professional skiers and biathletes use it in the offseason so as not to lose their shape…. In short, let's take a look at the best roller skis that are difficult to make any claims about.

Rating of the best roller skis

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best roller skis 1 Marwe Skating 620 XC stiff RUB 23 900
2 Fischer RC7 Skate M02018 RUB 12 900
3 KV + Falco Skate 6RS06 RUB 16,990
4 Start Skating 71 RUB 11 490
5 Jenex V2 XL98SL RUB 13,900
6 Swix Skating S5 Pro RUB 10,900
The best classic roller skis 1 Swix Triac Carbon Classic RUB 26,990
2 Fischer CarbonLite Classic M01319 RUB 20,900
3 Swix Classic C2 RSCR2 RUB 16 230
4 KV + Falco Classic 6RS05 RUB 15,990
5 Elpex Team 610 Classic 12100352 14 390 rub.
6 Fischer 2019 RC7 Classic RUB 14,500

The best roller skis

Marwe Skating 620 XC stiff

Rating: 4.9

Marwe Skating 620 XC stiff

These are excellent red rollers designed for skating style training. They are built on the basis of a rigid composite platform, the reliability and durability of which is beyond doubt. The length of this platform is 620 mm.

The manufacturer assures that its equipment is capable of withstanding any athlete whose weight does not exceed 90 kg. He also suggests evaluating the wheels these roller skis are equipped with. The fact is that they have an impeccable shape, and high-quality polyurethane was used for their manufacture. These wheels have excellent grip on the asphalt. Even if it is wet! There will be no problems when overcoming the area with poor coverage. The wheels are 25 mm wide and 100 mm in diameter.

This model is supplied to the buyer with mud flaps. The weight of the whole set is only 1750 g. But we would like to draw your attention to the fact that roller skis do not include bindings! However, you can use those that are paired with your skis.

On sale you can find another modification of this inventory, in the name of which there is a mark 'Medium'. This pair of roller skis is less rigid and therefore designed for people weighing no more than 80 kg. Otherwise, you will get similar impressions from her.

Advantages

  • Good platform rigidity;
  • The wheels keep the track perfectly;
  • There are rubber mudguards;
  • Perfect imitation of skiing;
  • Not that much weight.

disadvantages

  • High price;
  • Supplied without fasteners.

Fischer RC7 Skate M02018

Rating: 4.8

Fischer RC7 Skate M02018

Many athletes and ordinary fans have heard about Fischer products. Usually, the Germans produce very expensive skis and snowboards, as well as accessories for them. However, there are also exceptions to the rule. For example, for roller skis RC7 Skate M02018 they ask about 13 thousand rubles. However, one must admit that someone will find such a price tag too heavy. Especially if we talk about the residents of Russia, whose short summer does not allow training with such equipment for a long time.

The German manufacturer claims that this model will appeal to both professionals and amateurs. Its platform is mostly made of aluminum. This made it lightweight and durable. There are no complaints from buyers and to torsional rigidity, thanks to which roller skis provide excellent stability when driving on the track.

Coming back to weight, each roller ski is only 795g! However, the weight of the mount must be added to this. The manufacturer recommends installing the S75518 mount here. This model is also capable of boasting good mud flaps, under which there are 100 mm wheels, the width of which is 24 mm. They provide the product with 40 mm ground clearance. The wheels rotate on double-sealed bearings that do not require regular maintenance.

Perhaps these are very good roller skis. And do not be alarmed that the Ukrainian plant Fischer is engaged in their production – they monitor the quality of the products there as closely as possible. But we cannot help but admit that this equipment does not perfectly imitate skiing. Unfortunately, it is difficult to understand why this happened. Perhaps it is felt that the platform is made of the wrong material. Or else it is the fault of the wheels, which hold the track a little worse than the wheels of some competitors, especially when it comes to wet roads. But we will not put this fact on the list of shortcomings, since all these are just sensations at a subconscious level. Believe me, there are roller skis and much worse.

Advantages

  • There are mud flaps;
  • Strong and rigid platform;
  • High ground clearance;
  • Very light weight;
  • Bearings can last almost forever;
  • Very effective take-off on dry trails.

disadvantages

  • The price still cannot be called low;
  • There are no mounts included.

KV + Falco Skate 6RS06

Rating: 4.7

KV + Falco Skate 6RS06

These roller skis are distinguished by their fun red and blue colors. They are also capable of boasting durability – chances are that you will never need to replace them. Thanks to the platform made of carbon for the high margin of safety. She also had a positive effect on weight. However, this set cannot be called quite light – the scales under it will show 1920.

As with the models discussed above, the KV + Falco Skate 6RS06 should be used for skating style riding. The 60cm length and 100mm wheels contribute to this. The width of the latter is, as you might guess, 24 mm.

The manufacturer assured that this model is perfect for both amateurs and experienced athletes. The latter will definitely appreciate the carbon platform, which has turned out to be very flexible – it perfectly absorbs all vibrations that occur when moving on asphalt surface. The presence of mud flaps should also be noted. They will play a role in wet weather as well as when traversing muddy areas.

This model is the case when it is difficult to make any claims to the kit. You can, of course, complain about the lack of mounts. But experienced athletes always select them separately. Well, the high cost of these roller skis is due to the use of carbon, which is far from the cheapest material.

Advantages

  • Wonderful wheels that hold the track well;
  • The platform is made of carbon;
  • There are mud flaps;
  • Excellent vibration absorption.

disadvantages

  • High price;
  • There are no mounts included.

Start Skating 71

Rating: 4.6

Start Skating 71

These roller skis have a somewhat awkward appearance. But once you get used to them, you will no longer be able to refuse such an inventory! You will want to use it for your workout every summer! It is not surprising that over 10 thousand rubles are asked for this model.

Start Skating 71 should be used to practice skating techniques. You can ride on dry or wet asphalt. In the second case, the skier will be saved by mud flaps, which are as close as possible to the wheels. The latter, by the way, are made of urethane. This allows you to hope for good 'tenacity' in all conditions. Please note that the wheel diameter is 71 mm and the width is 30 mm. Non-standard characteristics, and it is thanks to them that this model is very different from most other roller skis. It must be admitted that someone is more familiar with specimens with larger wheels.

A premium light alloy was used to create the platform used here. The manufacturer claims that he is not afraid of even very serious dynamic loads. And skiers certainly won't complain about weight. The fact is that the mass of the entire set is only 1400 g. And some more must be added to take into account the fasteners that you will need to install yourself.

Perhaps these are great roller skis that should suit the vast majority of buyers. By the way, their production is carried out in Finland. Finally, we note that the length of the platform used here has been increased to 680 mm. If you are a small person, then it is better to consider buying some other model.

Advantages

  • Reliable aluminum platform;
  • Good grip on the track;
  • There are mud flaps;
  • Rollerski turned out to be very light.

disadvantages

  • There are no mounts included;
  • Not a very low price;
  • Not a very interesting color scheme.

Jenex V2 XL98SL

Rating: 4.5

Jenex V2 XL98SL

Roller skis usually get some interesting coloring, like their winter cousins. However, the Jenex V2 XL98SL is an exception to the rule. Here you are, here is the bare aluminum of which the platform is made! And only a few small stickers indicate who exactly is the manufacturer of this model. It is surprising that with all this, these roller skis are asking for over 13 thousand rubles!

This model was created for training skating technique. This is evidenced by the wheelbase of 606 mm. The wheels themselves are made of rubber here. Their diameter is 100 mm and their width is 24 mm.

Roller skis owners find that their design provides near-perfect vibration absorption. It also perfectly accepts the energy of the athlete, thanks to which the speed is gained without any problems. There are no complaints about the handling either – the wheels keep the track with dignity even on bends. By the way, they are held on monolithic forks. The product also has fasteners for installing a speed reducer and brake, which are purchased separately. All of these fasteners are made of stainless steel. Perhaps it is precisely because of its presence that this inventory is so expensive. Also, the price tag was influenced by the minimum weight – it must be admitted that these roller skis are lighter than many carbon counterparts. To be precise, the weight of the kit is 1670 g.

And what can you find fault with? First of all, attention is drawn to the absence of mud flaps. In this regard, it is better not to train on such roller skis in wet weather. Someone will be confused by the lack of boot mounts. But this is quite typical for professional equipment.

Advantages

  • Very light weight;
  • Aluminum perfectly absorbs vibrations;
  • Wheels keep the track well;
  • Perfectly imitate skiing;
  • High reliability;
  • Installation of additional accessories is possible.

disadvantages

  • No bindings;
  • There are no mud flaps;
  • High price;
  • Not everyone will like the look.

Swix Skating S5 Pro

Rating: 4.5

Swix Skating S5 Pro

The next roller skis for both professionals and amateurs. Although it should be noted that, first of all, they were created to be ridden by athletes participating in the Biathlon World Cup and other similar competitions. On such roller skis, you can easily hone the technique of skating. Well, beginners are unlikely to appreciate the value of the inventory.

This model is characterized by low ground clearance. This greatly increases the feeling of using regular skis. Wheels with an average drag coefficient also contribute to this.

The whole design is capable of boasting a very low weight. The set weighs only 1.5 kg! Thumbs up, especially with standard wheels that are 100mm in diameter and 23mm wide. The length of the platform is 630 mm. Again, this is the optimal parameter for skating training. The platform used here is beautifully painted. Even the reflective elements have not been forgotten, thanks to which the athlete is clearly visible.

As expected, the equipment is supplied without fasteners. But on the top of the roller skis, holes are already drilled so you can easily install the Rottefella and Salomon SNS / Prolink bindings. Well, as for the mudguards, they are still included in the kit. Therefore, you will be able to exercise even after a little rain.

Advantages

  • There are mud flaps;
  • There are reflective elements;
  • Rollerski turned out to be extremely light;
  • Drilled holes for popular mounts;
  • Excellent imitation of ski use;
  • The wheels keep the track well.

disadvantages

  • The cost is not low;
  • Mounts must be purchased separately.

The best classic roller skis

Swix Triac Carbon Classic

Rating: 4.9

Swix Triac Carbon Classic

As you know, roller skis for skating are the easiest to manufacture. If we talk about models designed for training with a classic move, then it is not without reason that their cost is about twice as high. For example, for Swix Triac Carbon Classic in Russian online stores they ask about 30 thousand rubles. But to this you need to add also the fasteners! The price tag clearly hints that this is an inventory, in the creation of which many modern technologies were used.

The platform used here is made of super lightweight carbon fiber. This made the roller skis very reliable. It is interesting that vibration is damped here not only by the platform, but also by the mudguards – they also have a corresponding effect.

Of course, the manufacturer could not use carbon exclusively. The base of the platform had to be reinforced with Kevlar fiber. Otherwise, this model would not be rigid enough, it might not support the weight of a person. Also, the product received an aluminum plate, which is used to securely fix the screws from the fastening. Note that the manufacturer has already drilled holes for the most popular types of fasteners.

Swix Triac Carbon Classic has a low center of gravity. This allows you to simulate skiing almost perfectly. As for the wheels, the average resistance is used here. Their diameter is 67 mm and their width is 50 mm.

Before purchasing these roller skis, pay attention to the stiffness. The fact is that there are two versions of this model. The Medium version is tailored for lighter athletes, while the Stiff is suitable for heavier skiers who can boast a huge push-off force.

Advantages

  • The production used carbon and Kevlar;
  • There are two options for platform rigidity;
  • Holes available for SNS / Prolink / Rottefella mounts;
  • Excellent mud flaps;
  • There are no complaints about the wheels;
  • There is an aluminum plate for screws;
  • The weight of the kit does not exceed 1.79 kg.

disadvantages

  • Astronomical price tag;
  • There are no mounts included.

Fischer CarbonLite Classic M01319

Rating: 4.8

Fischer CarbonLite Classic M01319

The next roller skis, in the creation of which carbon fiber is involved. As you already understood, this is a professional-level model, which is why its price tag is appropriate. The wheel spacing used here is 745 mm. This immediately suggests that the equipment is intended for training the classic move.

The Fischer CarbonLite Classic M01319 is based on an aluminum frame. It turned out to be light, durable and very tough. The core is made of composite materials. Unfortunately, this design still did not allow achieving a record low weight. The manufacturer reports that the weight of one roller ski is exactly 1 kg. However, this is still bearable – there are specimens and heavier.

The person using these roller skis will accurately mark the maximum riding stability. This is due to the fact that the structure perfectly absorbs all vibrations arising from uneven asphalt. Also, one cannot fail to mention the high-quality mudguards made of lightweight plastic. They can be easily removed if necessary. As for the wheels, their diameter is 80 mm and their width is 38 mm. They provide roller skis with 28mm ground clearance. Such wheels cling well to the track, so the athlete will easily overcome not only descents and flat areas, but also ascents.

In short, this is an excellent inventory that will come to the rescue at the moment when the winter season is over. It fully meets expectations, providing a sensation similar to that of classic skiing. This model is produced at a Ukrainian factory. But you should not be afraid of this, because this process is completely under the control of Fischer – the company that owns this relatively small plant.

Advantages

  • The platform perfectly absorbs vibrations;
  • Wheels keep grip on asphalt well;
  • Carbon was used in the creation;
  • There are mud flaps;
  • Relatively light weight;
  • Long service life.

disadvantages

  • The price cannot be called low;
  • There are no mounts included.

Swix Classic C2 RSCR2

Rating: 4.6

Swix Classic C2 RSCR2

Another very high quality roller ski designed for practicing the classic course. And this is the case when the choice in favor of this equipment can be made not only by a professional, but also by an amateur. The Swix Classic C2 RSCR2 is based on a solid and reliable platform, thanks to which you can ride even on uneven surfaces – all vibrations are quite successfully damped. For its creation, aluminum was used, in connection with which roller skis are able to boast of a relatively low price tag.

This model includes C2 rubber wheels. They have medium rolling resistance, which successfully simulates driving on snow. Each wheel has a diameter of 67 mm and a width of 50 mm. The product also boasts a NIS plate, in which holes are already drilled for installing an SNS standard mount.

Unlike some competitors, these roller skis are brightly colored. Even the reflective elements are not forgotten here, thanks to which the athlete is clearly visible on the track. It also has mud flaps to keep you running in wet weather.

As you might guess, this inventory has a very decent length. More precisely, the distance between the axles is 790 mm. With this parameter, the roller skis could not be very light. Indeed, the scales under the kit show about 2 kg.

Advantages

  • Rollerski are not very heavy;
  • There are mud flaps;
  • Vibration is well absorbed;
  • Reliable and durable wheels;
  • Reflective elements are available;
  • Drilled holes for SNS mounts.

disadvantages

  • I would like a platform not only made of aluminum;
  • The cost will still not suit everyone;
  • Supplied without fasteners.

KV + Falco Classic 6RS05

Rating: 4.5

KV + Falco Classic 6RS05

These roller skis are also designed for classic skiing. They are painted blue and red, with mud flaps located above their wheels. This means that you can use this equipment even after rain, without fear of getting your uniform wet.

Despite the low cost, these roller skis use a carbon platform. Of course, not the entire structure is made of carbon fiber, but still this cannot but rejoice. The wheelbase here reaches 720 mm. Of course, this is still not a full-fledged classic ski, but the sensations from skiing are very similar. Thanks for this you need a good flexibility of the platform, due to which almost all vibrations arising from uneven asphalt are damped.

This model allows you to move even on mud and hard ground. And not only because of the mudguards. This is facilitated by the wheels, which are quite large. Their diameter is 75 mm and their width is 44 mm.

We have to admit that these are still not ideal roller skis. First, there are no mounts here. There are no holes for their installation – you will have to make them yourself. But most of all, the weight confuses. The weight of a pair of these roller skis reaches 2.2 kg. Of course, this is not the limit, but for the same money you can buy a slightly lighter kit.

Advantages

  • Good vibration absorption;
  • Long service life;
  • There are mud flaps;
  • The wheels cling well to the track.

disadvantages

  • Decent weight;
  • The cost will not suit everyone;
  • No bindings.

Elpex Team 610 Classic 12100352

Rating: 4.3

Elpex Team 610 Classic 12100352

Another roller ski with almost no flaws. They are also intended for experienced athletes. In particular, the manufacturer expects that you already have anchorage for boots, because this model comes without them.

The platform used here is 770 mm long. This is optimal for those cases when you need to work out the classic move. It is recommended to do this on asphalt. There is a suspicion that the wheels used here will not behave so well on the ground. By the way, the type of rubber they have may be different. We recommend buying inventory with N3 rubber type. And only professional athletes will love the model with slow wheels equipped with N4 rubber type. It is not for nothing that the athletes of the Russian national team make their choice in favor of the fourth type – they need the highest load.

Finishing the conversation about the rollers, we can note their 40 mm width. They are made of urethane, so you can expect good grip even when driving on wet asphalt.

The Elpex Team 610 Classic 12100352 is one of the lightest classic roller skis available. The scales underneath will show only 1.9 kg. At the same time, the manufacturer did not use carbon or any other expensive materials. Instead, he used a high-strength aluminum alloy. That is why this model can be purchased for only 14 thousand rubles! It should be noted that the platform obtained from the manufacturer does an excellent job of eliminating vibrations that occur when driving on not very flat asphalt.

Advantages

  • There is an option with slow wheels;
  • Good grip on the track;
  • High reliability;
  • There are mud flaps;
  • Not very heavy.

disadvantages

  • No reflective elements;
  • There are no fasteners.

Fischer 2019 RC7 Classic

Rating: 4.2

Fischer 2019 RC7 Classic

Usually, our reviews end up with examples that are called 'the best' only by a stretch. But today is not the case. The Fischer 2019 RC7 Classic can really be recommended to anyone who needs to practice the classic ski run in the summer. And it's not at all scary that the platform of this model is made of aluminum. After all, it is high quality and durable aluminum with very low weight. It provides remarkable stiffness, thanks to which the equipment must withstand even a fairly heavy athlete.

These roller skis have 700mm wheel spacing. The diameter of the latter is 80 mm, while the width does not exceed 38 mm. The wheels are covered with rubber of good strength, which confidently holds grip on the track. The rims of the wheels are made of aluminum, so you can count on them for a long service life. Surprisingly, the wheels turned out to be very light, and at the same time they damp well, smoothing out almost all the unevenness of the asphalt.

Nothing bad can be said about the weight of the equipment itself. The two roller skis weigh only 1.8 kg. Very good, and without the use of expensive carbon fiber! By the way, there are still a couple of plastic parts here – we are talking about mud flaps, making the ride comfortable even if it happens after rain.

The Fischer 2019 RC7 Classic is an excellent roller ski with a lockable rear wheel. They are perfect for anyone who needs to train their classic move even in summer. It is not for nothing that even some professional athletes use this model. And this is a rare occasion when roller skis can come with boot bindings!

Advantages

  • The wheels are on double sealed bearings;
  • Very light weight;
  • Long service life;
  • There are removable mudguards;
  • Good vibration absorption.

disadvantages

  • The price will not suit everyone;
  • Not very long distance between the axles of the wheels.

Conclusion

Rollerski is a wonderful sports equipment that allows you to tighten your physical shape. All that remains is to choose the right model, which will appeal to both characteristics and price!


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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