Custom Skates

CUSTOM: K2 Front Street Black Skates

Written by RW

 K2 Front Street SkatesThe newest line of K2 skates are some of the best looking K2’s to come out in a long time. Along with a lot of key features other skates don’t have, these skates won’t leave you disappointed. The Front Street already comes in a awesome color way so all you need to do to customize is throw on your favorite frame, wheels, and bearings. 

 It’s aggressive cuff offers proven performance and support for the biggest of gaps, with the added benefits of a shock absorbing foot bed. These feature a lacing system all the way to the top of the ankle. Paired along with a rugged 45 degree strap that’ll ensure your feet stay nice and locked in. Some key features a lot of other skates don’t have.

The Frames: Create Originals OG Black Frames
 Version 4 “OG” Frames
Patented Customizable Graphic Display System
Newer, Faster, Stronger Material Composition
28 Grams Lighter Than Previous Versions
Precision Center H-Block Groove
8mm Axle Frame Hardware
Made In The U.S.A.

Create Originals newest run of frames are some of the best to date. Slide better than ever and still have that same solid feeling. These frames are one of the best all around frames, meaning they can be ridden flat or anti-rocker. The wheel spacing on these frames with a classic H-block groove area makes these one of the better flat rocker frames available, especially for traditional 58mm or smaller wheels.

The Wheels:  Themgoods 57mm 90aThem wheels are relatively new to the scene. A new wheel division of Themgoods these wheels are high quality like all their other products. Cool profile with a nice slim flat area for stability but still let you turn great. 57mm size is perfect for both flat and anti-rocker. Great grip on these wheels at 90a. Nice simple design with minimalist 4 wheel dot logo.

 The Bearings: S9 BearingsS9 bearings are industrial strength so you know you’ll be getting a strong bearing. They also come rubber sealed to keep the dirt and gunk out of there. These bearings are perfect for the everyday abuse of street skating.

 K2 went back to the drawing board and came up with a completely redesigned 1- piece soul for extra durability, with Teflon® inserts that reduce friction and allow you to slide almost any surface.K2 Skates have always been known for their soft boot design. No plastic hardshell instead there’s a all-in-one built in liner. This makes K2 skates some of the lightest and most responsive on the market. They also skate much different than many other skates, with a very unique but solid ride.  

 If your thinking about picking up a pair of skates and have some questions, feel free to give us a call at 1-800-772-2502, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm pst.

 K2 Front Street Skates

About the author


Leave a Comment