Razors Shift Skates

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Razors Shift Skates

The Shift boot is a synthesis of the best elements from Razors most popular models, all combined with new attributes.  The shell has a slimmer shape reminiscent of the Cult mixed with the flat soled, bottomless boot concept of the SL.   With focus on improving the rider experience, Razors began reworking our designs and after three years, countless hours of testing, Razors has developed the Shift.

The beauty is in its simplicity.  When used solely as a street skate, t-nuts can be installed to completely secure the connection on the sole and boot; a connection that will hold up to the heavy demands of modern blading.  If you intend to use the skate for commuting, recreation, and/or street skating, the t-nuts can be removed for a quick and easy swapping between setups when hoping from spot to spot.  This new innovation is named  the IFC – Instant Frame Change.  By depressing 2 buttons on the base of the soul, you release the slider, and from that point – the soul, frame and wheels – from the boot.  Within seconds, you can snap on a fresh setup, all without having to access any of the UFS hardware, and you’ll be on your way.

The Razors Shift comes stock with a wicked comfortable liner, SL heelpad, new cuff with stash pocket for the buckle, GC Featherlite 3 frames setup anti-rocker with 64 mm wheels, and t-nuts preinstalled in the sole.  And of course, skaters can count on Razors’ legendary strength and riding performance.

–          NEW slim boot shell
–          NEW Instant Frame Changing system
–          NEW 1-piece slider
–          NEW slimmer fit
–          NEW cuff with buckle stash pocket
–          NEW Razors liner with articulated ankle shape
–          Oversized heel pad
–          GC FLT 3 frame
–          GC 64 mm/90A wheels
–          ABEC 9 bearings

The Frames: Ground Control Featherlite 3 White Frames

 The Ground Control Featherlite 3 frames have been some of the best frames out for while now. Several key features on these frames have made them the choice frame for many skaters worldwide. Rugged metal frame spacers makes it so you have a solid connection between your bearing and frame. This reduces friction, while giving enough space to let your wheel roll freely without letting your bearing rub against the inner sidewall of the frame. New plastic formula in these frames makes them slide faster then ever, and feel even more solid than the last generation. Coming with 42mm Anti-rockers for the middle wheels, you’ll be able to shred these skates right out the box.

The Wheels: Ground Control 64mm 90a Wheels
Ground Control recently started making wheels and they’ve proven to be high quality. Our favorite GC wheel is the 64mm wheel. These skates come with the newest version of the 64mm 90a wheel except now in a new black color way. These wheels are a perfect size between big and small wheels. They’ll have you getting up to high speeds while still being able to get all your normal grinds in.

Razors Shift skates come with a patented instant frame changing system which allows the changing of frames and soul frame in seconds.  No need to take the frame off the soul, the frame remains attached to the soul using traditional UFS mounts.

Push the labeled buttons on the underside of the soul frame, using the included allen wrench or other tool for more leverage, and move the slider towards the outside.  You can now easily take off the soul and frame.

Align the soul and frame with the boot and firmly push the inside of the soul frame onto the boot. Make sure that all 4 ‘tongues’ are securely locked into the grooves of the boot.  Guide the slider onto the outside of the boot and soulframe, tongue to groove, until the both push buttons of the soul frame pop up. Make sure that all 4 tongues are interlocking with the grooves of the boot.

The Souls: Razors Shift Slider Soulframes and Soulplates

 These soul plates are some of the best designed parts out of Razors to date. On top of the instant frame change system on the skate these soul plates have little to no hard wear. Meaning you won’t ever be sliding on metal bolts and can easily be changed out. Coolest part is that the soul is one solid wing so you can easily change out the main part you grind with while keeping the negative/base piece intact.

The Liner: Razors Shift Liner

 These liners are built like the classic SL razors liner that has been used over the past few years. A nicely padded Jug style liner with neoprene in the toes and heels to enhance fit. These feature some nice anatomical padding as well as a elastic rentention to keep the heel locked in place. Great looking stock liners for these skates.

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.

  Razors Shift Skates

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