The new USD VII Clan 2017 skates just came in and these skates pack a punch for the price. A super solid boot that is really under rated. The USD VII skate is chosen by some of the best skaters in the world including Roman Abrate and Takeshi Yasutoko. The VII is a very good skate for beginners and pros alike, as it possesses all the features of the expensive “big brothers” – comfortable liner, all wearing parts are replaceable and low weight.
The combination of the cuff and shell provides the optimum balance of support and flexibility, which can be regulated with the buckle on the cuff itself. The new soulplate is a new version of the highly popular carbon souplate with a new groove.
The Frames: Kizer Fluid 4 Frame
These skates come with some Kizer Fluid 4 frames, which go perfectly with this rugged skate. The Kizer Fluid 4 frame has been around for quite sometime and is a favorite frame amongst many skaters worldwide. Super solid construction and nice wide groove for grinds makes this one of the best frames for street and park skating. These frames slide real nice on almost any grinding surface.
The Wheels: 57mm 89A USD Team Wheels w/ WCD ABEC5 Bearings & 43mm Anti’s
57mm wheels is a great size for street skating. It’s a nice in between size so you can figure out if you’d like to go bigger, smaller, or ride flat. 89a hardness gives you a good amount of grip while the 43mm Antirockers in the middle still let you slide good on grinds. The Wicked Abed 5 bearings will have you rolling fast and smooth.
USD VII soul plates are some of the best on the market. A lot of skaters even put these on their Carbons and non-usd skates. Their super thick while maintaining a low profile. Very tough rugged construction make these great for all grinds and especially nice for torques and backslide tricks. Roller Warehouse carries the VII souls in a bunch of different colors and we can swap them out on your skate for free, just give us a call.
These skate now have added hardware along the soul plate to make it an even more secure fit to the boot. These additional bolts make this solid skate feel like their built like a tank but still retain their light weight. Great improvement to this skate.
With a new improved USD liner and the USD VII soul kit, these skate amazing! Both Backslides and torque slides feel super controlled thanks to the placement and material of the groove. Lightweight the solid shell and cuff has great support on the ankle and all around the foot. Great skates at a great price.
The Liner: USD Basic Dual Fit Liner
The USD Basic Dual Fit Liner is a great stock liner. Neoprene toes gives your toes a nice snug feel while letting them stretch out if need be. Nice anatomical padding in the heel keeps your foot locked in place. Extra thick tongue perfect for street skating.
If your thinking about picking up a pair or have some questions, feel free to give us a call at
1-800-772-2502, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm pst.