New Skate Prep: Why you Should Bake New Skates

100 thoughts on “New Skate Prep: Why you Should Bake New Skates

  • February 8, 2017 at 2:27 am
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    Baking skates is just the first step, we have another video on the way covering footbed options and a third on profiling your blades. Hit that subscribe button, I'm adding new hockey videos every week

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  • December 27, 2017 at 5:47 am
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    Who here is a “cheap skate” 3:45

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  • December 27, 2017 at 9:38 pm
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    Hello Jeremy. We bought our son Bauer goalie skates for Christmas and they were baked today.  Apparently they put them on my son's foot incorrectly and he was too timid or embarrassed to say excuse me sir those are on the wrong foot, but he decided to tell us after the fact….. the guy at the skate shop said he'll just rebake them it's not a big deal…. my question is;

    Q. If you rebake the skates does that eliminate the first print?..  I'm concerned now the skates will retain the print from the first baking and potentially be sloppy fitting on his feet.  They are a big investment for our family and I want them to be perfect.  Thank you

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  • January 3, 2018 at 5:48 pm
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    May have missed it but where is the store

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  • January 3, 2018 at 9:59 pm
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    Jeez, Beautiful shop he has there. I'm jealous!

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  • January 4, 2018 at 3:33 am
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    I don’t play hockey but I use my skates to mess around on my pond and I get pain in the bridge of my foot what should I do?

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  • January 5, 2018 at 8:48 pm
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    A custom orthotic provides dramatically greater improvement in fit and function than any moldable upper boot.

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  • January 7, 2018 at 12:59 am
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    You probably mean 200 F, not 200 C ? (for viewers from Europe it may be game-changing 🙂

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  • January 7, 2018 at 4:03 am
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    Hey i have jetspeed skates

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  • January 7, 2018 at 1:39 pm
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    300 to 400 dollar skates for kids actually very expensive and good. I got these vapor skates for 520$ but they were on sale for 400$. And my other skate was to small and i was just so used to it, i didn’t know that I needed new ones, and when I got them (and wore them ) I realized that the skate was too small it was a nexus size 1 and I was a supreme 3 but I felt better with vapor 3 so yeah

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  • January 18, 2018 at 8:10 pm
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    Is it 200 degrees celsius och farenheit….?

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  • January 19, 2018 at 9:45 pm
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    Hey I got new skates and after baking them I got huge blisters. Is that normal? It's never happened to me before…

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  • January 20, 2018 at 2:52 am
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    Are you in the U.S.A. Because I am in Canada

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  • January 20, 2018 at 2:53 am
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    Wow

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  • January 26, 2018 at 10:08 pm
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    The old school Finnish method is to put the skates on and take a good long sauna session at about 100 – 120 C 🙂

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  • January 27, 2018 at 4:12 am
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    I just got Bauer X400 skates and they're really comfortable except for the inside of my ankle bones, even though I'm wearing wool socks over my combat socks. I've hit the ice for about two hours with them so far and they're my first pair of personal skates, is there a way to fix that pain I'm having or is this a result of needing to break them in.

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  • January 28, 2018 at 12:54 am
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    Lot of CCM in there.

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  • January 31, 2018 at 5:23 am
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    Hi, I'm planning to get Bauer S150 and I'm not too sure if I should bake it as it is a Recreational Skate
    What are the tips I should take note of?

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  • February 7, 2018 at 6:44 am
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    Every time I go ice skating I get heel pain on my right foot but doesn't happen to my left foot "Weird"
    The on my left foot I get the pinkie toe pain. But goes away.
    When I increase the size I get ankle pain.
    I guess pain for life.
    I use the ice arena shoes where everybody wears.
    Pain and broke instead of dumb and broke

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  • February 8, 2018 at 12:46 am
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    Can you bake your 1s goalie skates… after you have baked them once ????

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  • February 18, 2018 at 12:34 am
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    Hi there. Brilliant video and plain english!

    Many thanks

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  • February 19, 2018 at 9:47 pm
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    I baked my skates at home bc my sister dated a guy that played hockey

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  • February 21, 2018 at 1:26 am
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    Olivier ok

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  • February 21, 2018 at 10:21 pm
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    Why i always loose the feel in my toes after skating for more than an hour? Like they go totally numb. It sucks

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  • February 22, 2018 at 4:43 pm
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    What is the camera you are using?

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  • February 24, 2018 at 9:35 am
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    When I got my ft1s I baked them and they never hurt

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  • February 26, 2018 at 2:30 pm
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    Hi Jeremy, I'm a young starter (50 y.o.) ice hockey player and I'm watching all of your fantastic videos, from the foundamentals of skating to How to take a shot. I've just bought a pair of Bauer Vapor X60 skates, would you recommend to bake them or not?
    Thank you coach!

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  • March 3, 2018 at 4:55 pm
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    Hey boss, i have some vapor x350’s and They are super stiff but the fit is awesome, little pain but just super stiff. Would they benefit from a bake?

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  • March 6, 2018 at 10:53 pm
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    seems like the whole time the guy was kinda pissed that you didn't buy the skates from him.

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  • March 7, 2018 at 8:10 pm
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    I put my new goalie skates in the Sparx skate sharpener

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  • March 8, 2018 at 8:43 am
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    is there any point to baking a 100 dolar skates 😀 ? is it even doable ? im just a casual skater…

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  • March 24, 2018 at 12:41 pm
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    Foot pain is almost non existent when you're properly fitted to the right boot, size, width, and support.

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  • March 24, 2018 at 5:11 pm
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    I hate how you see these super knowledgeable people on youtube, but when you go to the shop all you get is "oh, that's normal, it'll break in" smh where are these super-knowledgeable people in NY?

    I'm a 9EE in Bauer Nexus. My first pair was a 10EE which fit fine until they broke in fully, then they were too lose. Turns out the 9EE is a prefect length (toes brush toe cap, but slide back in hockey stance) but my feet hurt like hell along the inner arch and the outside of my foot. They feel too narrow. Normal until they break in?

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  • April 3, 2018 at 4:21 am
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    why the fuck couldn't I have been born in Canada?

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  • April 3, 2018 at 4:04 pm
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    Very cool what is your favourite number

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  • April 4, 2018 at 8:14 pm
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    I got Bauer 800 skates a couple months ago. I have worn them about once a week. They tend to hurt in the arch area quite a bit. Baking helped a little but pain is still an issue. Would an insert help?

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  • May 15, 2018 at 10:36 pm
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    That’s a nice shop

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  • May 21, 2018 at 2:48 pm
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    My local store offers vacuum fitting for skates. Does that work too and what are the differences between heatmolding and vacuum fitting?

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  • June 9, 2018 at 4:55 am
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    Can you bake skates more than once?

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  • June 15, 2018 at 2:43 pm
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    I agree because it helps the skate mold to your foot right after you bake it.

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  • June 28, 2018 at 1:51 pm
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    Hey jeremy just trying to figure out how many sizes down people actually go…what shoe size are you and then skate size? Thanks

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  • July 9, 2018 at 10:24 pm
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    My toe box on my ccm’s pushes up on my big toe and it kills when I skate. It’s thick plastic, will this work to stretch out that side of the toe box a little bit?

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  • July 10, 2018 at 3:46 am
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    We need one of Glenn’s stores in Oklahoma!

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  • August 4, 2018 at 7:10 am
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    I have the 2s

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  • August 7, 2018 at 11:45 pm
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    Real life Hanz!!

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  • August 18, 2018 at 7:39 pm
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    Lmao 3:01 watch the old guy slam the skates down on tbe table with the laces under the blade. Haha

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  • August 19, 2018 at 6:30 pm
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    Can you fit a pizza in the baking oven at the same time ?

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  • August 27, 2018 at 1:55 pm
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    I am trying to switch to hockey from figure skating and the baking part sounds awesome! I remember my figure skating trainer saying "it your feet don't hurt they aren't laced right" and baking wasn't a thing with full leather skates either so this seems so amazing to me

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  • August 31, 2018 at 4:15 pm
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    Hey Jeremy I just bought my son a Bauer supreme s27 2018 for 180.00 should I bake them or not but the insole inside says Bauer Form fit so should I bake Them?

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  • September 16, 2018 at 7:16 pm
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    I baked my new skates and that's great but what about helmet pain? 🤕

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  • September 30, 2018 at 4:50 am
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    1:45 he looks like an old Gordon Ramsay

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  • October 11, 2018 at 7:34 am
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    I have Nexus Elite n2 will they be baked

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  • October 16, 2018 at 5:22 am
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    I just got my Supreme S2’s re-baked today at my local pro hockey life, quick in and out.. the pain from wear and tear is now in the past.

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  • October 18, 2018 at 8:50 pm
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    The thing is this is a late post but every time I got to purehockey and when I buy new skates and I have to tie them by myself and idk if my skates are fine because how do I know if there good like I just bought the 2s not the pros but the 2s and he just heated them up and left I had to tie that stuff my self

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  • October 22, 2018 at 9:33 am
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    Hell yeah represent Huntsville

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  • October 22, 2018 at 11:54 pm
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    I got my foot fitted and everything even punched the sides out but no matter what I still have pain. In deep need of help

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  • October 27, 2018 at 3:05 am
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    I just got new skate and the first time I used them they were very uncomfortable but they were backed, but I had to get use to them cause I’ve always used already used skates before and this video was very helpful thank you!

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  • October 28, 2018 at 4:54 am
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    CF Skate fitting systems like this ! CF skate fitting systems made in FINLAND

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  • November 12, 2018 at 7:44 pm
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    Please help me! I have Bauer skates that have given me Achilles tendinitis. Can they be refit or properly fit? It was a sixteen year old that sized me and baked the skates so I have a feeling it was done wrong. It really is painful now to the point that work is suffering and I feel like it's a disability!

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  • November 17, 2018 at 6:15 pm
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    kind of looks like Ashton Kutcher

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  • November 26, 2018 at 4:49 pm
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    I just skate recreationally once a week or so. Have a 12.5 A dress shoe, bought expensive pair of CCMs painful for 5 years, hard to stop. Bought new pair, lighter weight, about 70% better, trying different inserts including high arch CCM. Baked skates once, perhaps try again. Best, Ken

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  • November 28, 2018 at 11:13 pm
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    LOL at "it's an absolutely gorgeous skate". Modern hockey skates look like rejects from the "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century" prop department. A truly "gorgeous" skate would have an upper made of full-grain leather (preferably kangaroo hide) rather than cheap man-made materials with gaudy sci-fi motifs emblazoned on them.

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  • December 1, 2018 at 4:03 pm
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    How should you choose a new (lower end) skate? I have no idea how you go about it and I usually have arch pain in the skates Ive worn before

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  • December 6, 2018 at 1:43 am
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    I got really cheap Bauer vapor 250s what can I do ? Lol

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  • December 6, 2018 at 4:33 pm
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    source for sports is the best

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  • December 7, 2018 at 4:48 am
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    Do you have to break figure skates too?

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  • December 8, 2018 at 12:04 pm
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    Can you bake Bauer NS :D?

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  • December 25, 2018 at 11:54 pm
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    Fint det

    KLKLKL

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  • December 27, 2018 at 1:33 pm
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    I just got them sharpened and they were ready for the ice

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  • December 28, 2018 at 6:02 am
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    Do you have a video on the top of the line models ?

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  • December 30, 2018 at 5:49 am
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    ""WHEN YOU SPEND UP TO AROUND ""ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR GREATER ON PRO HOCKEYSKATES, ""YOU SHOULDNOT HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT FOOTPAIN, ""YOU PAY FOR WHAT YOU ARE GETTING""!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • January 4, 2019 at 5:14 am
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    Are you Canadian

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  • January 7, 2019 at 12:52 am
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    Hi Coach, just realized this store is in Huntsville. Do you know any store similar (with fitting) in Etobicoke/Mississauga? Thanks!

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  • January 9, 2019 at 12:40 am
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    I have a pair of 2017 model pretty similar to the most recent. After a bad concussion, the first time I hit the ice again with a newly molded $800 pair of supremes. An alert sports shop worker noticed I was wearing a size too large after all these years. I needed a wider but smaller size fit so I did just that. However, although my balance isn't quite as steady after the concussion(police officer and I got pulled under a car by a drunk and was concussed) I am having problems adjusting to the smaller skate blades. I've played hockey all my life but never had this issue before. Is it out of the question to add a longer blade to the smaller sized skates I just bought? Advice would be very much appreciated,,,,,thanks, Rob

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  • January 10, 2019 at 10:31 pm
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    Always learn something thanks!

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  • January 19, 2019 at 12:13 am
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    What about girl skates? Theyre made of leather, cant warm them up.

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  • January 19, 2019 at 2:56 am
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    They don't use that machine with the inflatable airbladders to compress the boot? Anymore? Like for the CCM Vector Pros from the 2000s.

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  • January 21, 2019 at 4:20 pm
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    My what's up number 7042555747

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  • January 24, 2019 at 2:23 am
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    i have that Glen Sharpley card

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  • January 27, 2019 at 1:38 am
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    Can you use Dr. Schols "footbeds" or massaging gel insoles? Thats what I'm thinking about doing with my $100 ccms

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  • February 4, 2019 at 3:25 am
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    My Jetspeeds aren't able to be baked so what should I do?

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  • February 8, 2019 at 11:55 pm
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    Wait does new skate pain always go with the new skate or is the skate rubbing I'm not sure because it doesn't happen to me alot

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  • February 11, 2019 at 12:07 am
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    Kaikkee sitä vaiinkatsotaan …mutta vielä riittää .katsottavaa…

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  • February 18, 2019 at 1:19 am
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    Sad that skates are no longer made in Canada……I've seen $1000 dollar skates made in China…..crazy.

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  • March 10, 2019 at 6:39 am
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    Greenhorn question: can used mid-range skates be re-molded?

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  • March 21, 2019 at 2:35 pm
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    I'm having trouble getting comfortable and controlling my new skates.
    I came from Bauer vapor x3.0 then Reebok ribcor pump. I wanted to go to a higher tier of skates and since I'm flat footed, I bought a pair of Nexus 7000. The moment I slipped them on, it felt weird. I skated with them and it hurts like hell, it's like stepping on those round stones. It's also not as easy to control as my last skates, it was harder to do a hockey stop and crossover. Do I just need to get it baked or should I just sell them and buy a new pair?

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  • April 10, 2019 at 1:05 pm
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    I only heard 1 word that sounded Canadian and it was "how" in the first sentence!
    This was a good video though!
    I think other than this profiling is pretty important and as others have said, helmets can hurt too, but there are a few ways to drastically improve the comfort level!

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  • April 22, 2019 at 10:07 pm
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    Who doesn’t bake their skates though? I mean I have to bake my skates because I barely fit in my 12.5s so it helps stretch it a little bit but I mean I think everybody should bake them

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  • May 27, 2019 at 7:01 am
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    I never bake my skate. They will form naturally. Baking skates is okay I guess but I've always found that if you tough it out for a week or two, you will have a better fit by letting it happen naturally. Just my opinion.

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  • June 3, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Hi Jeremy, i have bauer nsx skates and i often get blisters in them, any tips on how i could prevent this?

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  • June 24, 2019 at 10:53 pm
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    Jeremy, *if its possible, can you please do more bauer skate reviews or any other equipment reviews. Appreciate the content . Keep up the good work!

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  • July 3, 2019 at 9:05 pm
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    Hi from Germany, I bought a Bauer Supreme One 6 Skate. I once played Icehockey, but nowas I am 48 and its difficult without beeing in a team, to get with a Hockey-Stick on the Ice. But sometimes I just want to skate. The Skates are OK for me but I feel Pain on my outer ankels. No one from the Shop was able to answer if the Supreme One 6 is bakeable. I am thinkin about heating the skates and form it so that there is less pressure on my ankel. Does this work or damage the shoe?

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  • July 8, 2019 at 2:55 pm
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    I'm thinking of getting the S27's , what do you guys think about this skate? I only play one game a week but want a comfortable performing skate but nothing over $300 cad. Thanks for any help!

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  • July 26, 2019 at 1:49 am
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    I got permanent lumps on my feet and ankle. From two different skates… and they were baked!! Bauer bumps!!!

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  • August 13, 2019 at 11:20 pm
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    Great delivery of relevant content. Thank you.

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  • August 28, 2019 at 2:27 am
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    Ive had my skates for a year is it too late to bake them

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  • August 30, 2019 at 7:19 am
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    Is it the same deal for figure skates?

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  • September 2, 2019 at 8:45 am
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    Walks into a CCM shop with Bauer skates xD

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