Updated August 30, 2019 by Jeff Newburgh

The 10 Best Men's Speed Skates

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This wiki has been updated 17 times since it was first published in March of 2017. Whether you want to race friends down the sidewalk, roll around an indoor rink, or you're looking for a calorie-burning alternative to that stationary treadmill, consider a pair of these speed skates as a way to fit the bill. Many of our options are designed for use both indoors and out, while providing a fun, safe, and exhilarating experience that is sure to bring out your adventurous side. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best men's speed skate on Amazon.

10. Roller Derby Viper

9. Pacer Mach-5

8. Epic Evolution

7. Chicago Bullet

6. Riedell R3 Patriot

5. VNLA X1 Inline

4. Epic Engage

3. Crazy Skates Zoom

2. Sure-Grip Rebel Avenger

1. VNLA Tuxedo

Editor's Notes

October 22, 2018:

Replaced VLNA Carbon with the Tuxedo for its upgraded trucks and sturdy backspin wheels. Also replaced Epic Super Nitro with Epic Evolution due to the model's upgraded bearings and plates. Added Sure-Grip Rebel Avenger for their lightweight construction and superior response.


Jeff Newburgh
Last updated on August 30, 2019 by Jeff Newburgh

Jeff is a dedicated writer and communications professional from San Francisco with a bachelor of arts in anthropology from UC Berkeley. He began his career in computer consulting and later branched out into customer service. Jeff focuses on making complex topics easy to understand. With over 10 years' experience in research, his relentless curiosity fuels a love of writing and learning how things work, and has helped to build expertise in categories such as heavy-duty power tools and computer equipment. Jeff's passion for animals affords him a strong understanding of pet products, including dog houses, beds, and grain-free foods. When he's not writing, he prefers spending time with his family and three dogs, while kicking back and relaxing with a nice glass of red wine.


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