Valo Soichiro 2 Black Skates

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Valo Soichiro 2 Black Skates

Soichiro Kanashima has a style that is known around the world. So it’s no surprise his pro skates are oozing with just as much style. Updated color way to his second pro model from Valo brand. These are a sleek black with gold contrast stitching, buckles, and eyelets. These skates are some of the cleanest Valo skates to come out to date.

Classic V13 PU Shell & Cuff
Italian Hand Made Simil Leather Cover
with Gold Stitch
Classic PA 2 Piece Soul Plate
Gold Memory Buckle

Valo Team Frames
58mm 88a Valo Wheels
Abec 5 Bearings
42mm 101a Anti-rocker wheels

The Frame: Valo Team Frame

Some skaters prefer to switch out their stock frames as soon as they get a new pair of skates or get a boot only. These Valo team frames are some of the best stock skate frames on the market and are definitely worth a try. Their one of the more solid frames out right now with extremely thick sidewalls, a perfect groove and reinforced design. These fames slide great and come with beveled sidewalls to reduce friction and keep those bolts covered nicely while grinding. This frame is great for both anti-rocker and flat-rocker setups.

The Wheels and Bearings: Valo 58mm 88a Team Wheels and Abec 5 Bearings

These skates come setup with Valo 58mm 88a Team wheels. A lot of skates come with some pretty poorly made generic wheels; however, these Valo Team wheels are actually pretty good for a stock wheel. The 58mm size is perfect for street and park skating and 88a hardness will have you rolling smooth.

The Anti-Rockers: Valo 42mm 101a Anti-Rockers

 These super hard plastic anti-rockers are built to withstand the abuse of the everyday streets, and provide solid locking capabilities while doing groove tricks.

The Soulplates: Valo 2 Piece Soul Plates

These are Valo’s 2 Piece Soul Plates. They went with a 2 piece system, which enabled them to increased the thickness of the soulplate, increasing durability. With this two piece soul you can swap the toes piece out to different color give your skate a cool custom look. These are made out of Polyamide Nylon with infused Glass Fiber to increase grinding speed and strength. Hands down some of the longest lasting souls on the market. Most of the time the soulplates last just about as long as the skates. Beefy design to hold up to tough street skating.

The Liner: Valo Soichiro 2 Liner
These liners have improved stitching compared to the old models, heel cup is wider and now made of a more durable fabric material. Neoprene toe will reduce pressure on your toes and form to your foot. These are pretty much the ideal liner for Valos, not super thick, not super thin, the perfect amount of padding for these skates. The Canvas panels on the liner is the same material as the skin and gives a super clean look.
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.   Valo Soichiro 2 Black Skates

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