Hey cool! Those use the same length frame, they use an all-out aggressive boot... You're right those are very similar!
I hadn't seen those before but I like them. Mine have bigger wheels though!
Slightly bigger anyway, 84mm vs. 80mm.
I would love to add a pair of those k2 front man skates to my collection, maybe I could use this year's tax return for that hehe... You can't have too many pair of skates!
As for the skates, I wore them to a full day of college today, and all I can say is... Wow they are a lot of fun!!! They feel so solid and stable with so much support, I feel like I can do any kind of slalom, tight turns, go up and down stairs, jump things... While at the same time, they have big enough wheels that you can ZOOM around! The frames feel so short and maneuverable!
I had a super fun day for skating today anyway, after having so much fun on my newly-built FSK skates, my brand new set of 84mm 88A wheels came in the mail! Before I put them on my fitness skates (k2 exo 6.1)
I thought I would try rebuilding the twincam ILQ7 bearings. They had some kind of white jelly-like lube in them. I cleaned it all out thoroughly and lubed them with SAE 80w90 synthetic gear oil, just to see how it would work. Hope that wasn't a bad idea. Anyway, with the new, harder wheels and the rebuilt bearings, I took my fitness skates out for a test run and WOW they felt fast! I felt faster and tighter than ever. It's probably because I'm so heavy (240 lbs) but it seems like the harder the wheels, the better!
Anyway, after having so much fun on skates today, my interest in inline skating is definitely rekindled!