You’re looking for a new pair of hockey skates, the most vital piece of equipment a hockey player wears and you’re wondering whats the difference between CCM and Bauer? These are the two biggest companies and most recognizable brands in the hockey world, and they’re each unique in the qualities they offer! Hockey skate technology … Read more CCM vs Bauer Hockey Skates
Selecting the right set of skate laces is very important, and shouldn’t be over looked when completing your hockey equipment purchases! There is nothing worse than having a frayed end and not being able to tie your skates, or have a poor quality set of laces rip or snap during a game and leave you able … Read more The 8 Best Hockey Skate Laces
You have your brand new set of hockey skates, or a new set of inline hockey skates, and you are itching to try them out – but first you need to lace those things up! There are several different techniques for lacing your skates, and we will break them down so you can pick the best way … Read more How To Lace Hockey Skates (Pictures AND Videos!)
Getting a hockey skate that fits is undoubtedly one of the most important things you can do for your game. There is nothing worse than buying a pair of skates and having wicked blisters from your first ice time, which totally curbs your enthusiasm for your slick new set of wheels! Luckily for those of … Read more The 6 Best Hockey Skates For Wide and Flat Feet (2020 Reviews)
Choosing skates for your aspiring hockey player is no easy matter, you have to balance performance, fit, and price, knowing that your child will eventually grow out of the skates and leave them in the dust! Luckily we have taken an in depth look at the best Junior hockey skates of the year to help … Read more The Best Junior Hockey Skates (Updated 2020!)
In the past, you only had one choice for skate blades – whatever your skates came with. Then came the onset of T-blades – those of us who are a bit older remember those unique holders and that classic cutting sound they made with every stride. Although T-blades never seemed to stick around, new companies … Read more Bladetech Skate Blades Review – Increase Your Speed!
Youth skates are a very important proposition – they may be one of the first skates your little guy or girl tries on! Youth sizes are Y6.0 – Y13.5, and children fitting that range of sizes are generally toddlers or children aged 9 or younger, sporting a shoe size of 1.5 or less! A youth … Read more The Best Youth and Toddler Ice Skates of 2020
CCM continues their push for hockey dominance with the release of the CCM Ribcor 80k hockey skate. The Ribcor line has always been about fit, even if they have lost the pump technology that made them famous. Read on below for our breakdown of the new 80k and what new features CCM has packed in, … Read more CCM Ribcor 80K Skate Review
Once summer rolls around, we at Going Bar Down took a look at the best Senior Roller Hockey Skates to help you dominate the game when ice isn’t available. We have spent many hours poring over specs, reviews, and prices to find you the best roller hockey skates. For 2019 We have decided that the … Read more The Best Roller Hockey Skates of 2020
Alright so everyone has heard of the True Pro Custom skates where you can choose different colors, tongues, and even additional protection but are they worth the investment? It’s almost like a black box product that everyone wants but no one really knows what they’re going to get since they are built unique to each … Read more True Hockey Skates – The Best Skate in the Game?
Heading into this year’s hockey season we are continually reviewing and adding skates to our best of list! Bauer, CCM, and True are all adding new skates and we have all the best ones here to help you choose the best wheels for your feet! In the end our choice for best skate also happens … Read more The Best Hockey Skates of 2020