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The Bauer Vapor X5.0 ice hockey skates offer great overall performance. The Bauer Vapor 5.0 skate is where you really see the jump to advanced performance in the Bauer Vapor skate line. The X5.0 skate features the same overall design as the rest of the Vapor skate line with the X-rib quarter panel.
The Vapor X5.0 skate is also the most advance skate in the Bauer Vapor line that features a traditional felt tongue. The fiber composite outsole helps offer a light and responsive feel, as well as being slightly more forgiving than skates higher in the Vapor line.
- Model Year: 2011
- Model Number: 1036980
- Heritage: New for 2011
- Level of Player: Ideal for the intermediate to advanced level player
- Fit Guidelines: General fit aspects of the Vapor boot are low-medium volume, medium ankle area, medium across top of foot and forefoot and medium toe box.
- Sizing Guidelines: Bauer skates generally fit 1 1/2 sizes down from your regular shoe size
- Quarter Package: Tech mesh with thermoformed X-rib pattern
- Thermoformable - Material will mold to the players foot for a precise fit
- The X-ribbed design (seen from looking at the back of the boot) was designed to enhance the performance of the patented Vapor monostructure quarter for unparalleled response and dynamic movement. Developed to enhance key support zones throughout the ankle and foot delivering quicker acceleration and greater stability.
- Liner: Quick drying hydrophobic grip liner
- Heel Support: Patented pro-integrated, anatomical heel and ankle support
- Ankle Padding: Lightweight anaform foam ankle pads
- Tongue Construction: Anatomical, 2-piece 48 oz. felt with metatarsal guard
- Footbed: FORM-FIT+ footbed
- Moisture management fabric
- Built in heel stabilize, comfort heel pad, grip toe pad
- Offers increased foot stability, maximum energy transfer and instant step-in comfort
- Outsole: Fiber composite outsole
- Blade Holder and Runner: Tuuk Lightspeed 2 with LS2 stainless steel runner
- Optimized height for tightest turns - 3mm increase in height on the Lightspeed holders delivers the tightest turning radius in the industry
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Comments: Great protection, fast and lightweight.
From: Jordan, WV
Comments: My friend got these skates for christmas and he let me take some strides in them and they felt great. The strides were fast, its a light skate, and good protection.
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Bauer Vapor Ice Hockey Skates
Speed and Agility
The Bauer Vapor APX 2 Ice Hockey Skates have raised the bar in high performance hockey skates. With an all new LightSpeed Edge holder with a quick release button for the runner and injected stability lacing system, the Vapor APX 2's allow you to turn tighter than ever before with unparalleled explosive power.
The Bauer Vapor X100 Ice Hockey Skates are a more traditional "Vapor" skate design compared to the APX 2 skate. While it doesn't have the injected stability lacing system, most other key specs are the same as the flagship Vapor skate including a full composite quarter package.
The Bauer Vapor X90 Ice Hockey Skates offer great performance features at a great value. The X-Rib pattern, Tuuk Edge Holder and full composite outsole will help take anyone's game to the next level.
The Bauer Vapor X80 Ice Hockey Skates offers great performance at a great value. The Vapor X80 takes a big jump in performance, especially in the lower portion of the skate. The fiber composite outsole and Tuuk LS2 stainless steel will blow the competition away.
The Bauer Vapor X70 Ice Hockey Skates are a great choice for an intermediate level skate. The Vapor X70 offer great performance specs while maintaining a forgiving feel in the quarter package. This is perfect for the players who are still working on their game.
The Bauer Vapor X60 Ice Hockey Skates are ideal for the recreational player who's looking for a solid performing skate at a good price. The most unique feature at this price point is the all new Tuuk LightSpeed Edge holder that sits 3mm taller offering an unbelievable turning radius as well as a quick release trigger system that allows the runners to be swapped out in seconds.
The Bauer Vapor X60 Ice Hockey Skates are ideal for the recreational player who's looking for a solid performing skate at a good price. The durable nylon based quarter package balances performance and forgiveness, perfect for the players still working on their stride. The traditional white felt tongue has a great comfortable feel and still protects the top of the foot. The Pro-8 beveled TPU outsole is light weight and responsive, helping to improve energy transfer when taking strides.
The Bauer Vapor X50 Ice Hockey Skates are an excellent choice for the player just starting out but want a high quality skate. The Vapor X50 skate is constructed of a durable woven nylon that provides support while staying forgiving. The tongue is a traditional white felt tongue that protects the top of the foot and is comfortable too.
The Bauer Vapor X40 Ice Hockey Skates are a solid beginner's skate from the Vapor skate line. The X40 skate has the X-Rib design that has become the Vapor signature design, providing great energy transfer through each stride. The quarter package offers good support without being overwhelmingly stiff for the player still working on their skills.
The Bauer Vapor X30 Ice Hockey Skates are the entry level model coming from the Vapor skate line. The X30 ice skates are a great choice for the player just getting into ice hockey. These skates have the signature Vapor look but are also forgiving so that a player can find their stride in no time.