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1. (WO1982000009) SKATES

Pub. No.:    WO/1982/000009    International Application No.:    PCT/GB1981/000112
Publication Date: Fri Jan 08 00:59:59 CET 1982 International Filing Date: Fri Jun 26 01:59:59 CEST 1981
IPC: A63C 17/06
A63C 17/22
Applicants: MURRY, Lionel, Louis
Inventors: MURRY, Lionel, Louis
A wheeled skate having a rigid chassis secured to a boot and having a heel plate (54), a sole plate (55) and a pair of downwardly depending parallel webs (56, 57) between which three in-line wheels (12a) are mounted. Each wheel (12a) is at least half as wide as its diameter and has its floor engaging surface formed by a part of a sphere. The middle wheel is lower than the front and rear wheels by a distance D of 2.5 to 4.5 cm. The rear wheel does not project more than 10 mm behind the rearmost part of the boot, the front wheel does not project forwardly of the boot at all, the middle wheel is spaced a distance A from the rear wheel and a distance B from the front wheel, A + B is at least 70% of the overall length C and (A-B)/(A+B) lies in the range 0.06 to 0.09.