The Motivo is a ready-to-skate boot designed with adults or the serious beginner in mind. Inspired by our passion for skating the Motivo benefits from the technology and know-how from our top of the range boots. A step up from the Brio, the Motivo offers greater support for a better performance.
Soft-Mid Strong Roller Construction 38 Sizes: 185 through 280 in 5mm Increments. Please reference the Sizing Chart for conversion from US and Euro sizes. Colors: Ivory and Black
Type of Skating: Beginning Competition Roller Figures Training Level: Entry to Mid Level Figure Skaters Training Hours: 5 to 10 Hours per week Comfort Level: Very Comfortable Beginning Competitive Level Skate, Feels like a Traditional Skate
EDEA boots are designed with lightness in mind making them more responsive. The lightness helps the developing skater with their feel on the floor and thus helps improve performance.
Control and Stability
The unique insole made with fiberglass and nylon allows more power transmission and increases the stability.
It also allows for the thickness of the sole to be reduced thus lowering the center of gravity and giving the skater even greater control, stability.
The unique heel design adds further stability to the boot. The curve on the heel increases weight distribution, allowing the heel to be in contact with over half the insole giving the skater a sense of oneness with the floor.
Uses the same lacing system as the high performance models allowing for greater accuracy and feel in lacing. A lace puller will make getting the skates on and off easier for the beginner.
Because of the thinner sole, EDEA boots have a lower profile. This means we’ve been able to add an extra couple of millimeters of room for the toes for added comfort while retaining a lower profile.
The Motivo’s padding is a step up from Brio and includes an extra soft microfiber antibacterial lining with extra padding on both the tongue and cuffs to make the skater feel at home.
All Edea skates are designed around the foot with curves and strength to hold the heel in place, to support the foot and give the best fit and maximum comfort.
The Motivo is made from the same leather as EDEA’s top of the line boots and offers greater support than the Brio Model. A special water repellent treatment makes EDEA skates easier to maintain.
The antibacterial lining also makes for better hygiene than old fashioned boots.
Latest Technology for Frame Mounting
The combination of the new high-tech sole, new planer concept and the specially designed hi-low (double helix) screws allows a new way quicker, less fiddly more accurate way to mount frames.
Designed and Made in Italy
Everything at EDEA is done at their factory in a little village at the foot of the Alps. This means they have full control over control design, quality and production. You buy EDEA boots knowing they’ve been cared for from the drawing board until they are placed in the box to be sent to the shops.
The EDEA MOTIVO Intro Competitive Loop and Large Circles Figure Skate is a High Quality way for the for Serious Beginning Roller Figure Skater that prefers a mid strong construction Skate to have the support and control that ALL EDEA Skates offer, but at a very good price point for the Beginning Intro Competitive Loop and Large Circle Figure Skate. The Light Mid Stiff Construction features Beautiful Leather finish outside and Padded MicroFibre Lining. The EDEA MOTIVOis made with Revolutionary NEW Ultra Lightweight Materials, which means the MOTIVOis about 25% to 45% lighter than comparable Skating Boots and is available from SkatesUS.com. EDEA Skates are Beautiful Italian Skates, even at this smaller price point.
The MicroFibre Lining ventilates the perspiration quickly. The Anatomically Shaped Foam Padding and Formed fit of the boot is shaped by the Thermoformable Structure and provides the best in foot contact and control while giving the movement range to allow Great Learning and Performances. Other features are the Rounded Heel base Shape which more evenly distributes the weight and adds torsional stability, the Full Wrapped Padding of the collar of the Skate for wonderf
ul comfort, and the Shaped Padded Tongue. The unique EDEA Footbed is torsionally rigid but with just a bit of vertical compression, that creates a lower center of gravity in the Skate, creating a lower displacement which greatly increases stability and control. For a very detailed Technology White Paper on the differences between EDEA Skates and traditional Leather Skates, please take a little time and read “Why EDEA Skates are so Special“ from the Learning Center of SkatesUS.com.
In most cases the Break-In period is just a few hours, not days, weeks, or Months, but the most important Features are how LIGHT and COMFORTABLE the EDEA MOTIVOis!
EDEA Skates fit a great majority of Skaters (because of the newly designed shoe lasts), right out of the box, but some have need of special accommodations to give that perfect fit. EDEA SkatesALL have a Thermoformable Structure which allows manipulation of the boot to give the perfect Custom fit without the Custom price . EDEA Skates use a special Memory Foam and DO NOT use gel packs or standard foam that are heated in an oven, then the foot inserted to shape the inside padding of the boot only, this method allows change and movement of the old style padding over time, which is not a good thing. EDEA Skates DO use very high tech materials (similar to a carbon fiber or Kevlar material) which can be “Shaped” using High Power Commercial Hair Dryers and Special Shoe Lasts, in very specific locations or general widening or narrowing of the Skating Boot. This “Shaping” is actually changing the Structural Shape of the Skate. Once the boot is “Shaped”, it will stay in that shape, until the “Shaping” process is changed again. SkatesUS.com provides this very special Custom Fitting service.
EDEA and SkatesUS.com strongly recommend the use of Power Wedges to be installed between the curved Skating Boot and the flat Roller Frame to keep the foot in its natural and to NOT Deform the Boot. A major advantage of the Power Wedge is that it provides VERY Secure CONTACT between the Boot and Skate Frame. This gives more power to each push and stroke, thus the name POWER WEDGE. It is not necessary to use the power wedges on a Roller Frame with a sloped front. EDEA is phasing in the NEW Planar Technology into it’s Roller Skates. If your Skate is one of the new Planar Skates, Power Wedges should not be used.
Complete EDEA Skate Outfits
SkatesUS.com is providing the opportunity to have a completed EDEA Skate Outfit including the top Roller Skate Frames appropriately used at this level. All of these Custom High Level EDEA Skate Outfits will take about one week, as not all of the Roller Skate Frames are always in stock. It is highly recommended to use this time make sure that the fit of the EDEA Skate is proper prior to any Mounting of the Blade or “Shaping” of the Boot.
When the EDEA Skate Outfit is paid for, SkatesUS.com will ship the EDEA Skates to verify the correct size and then we will cover the cost of the return shipping after trying on the EDEA Skates prior to mounting the Roller Skate Frames and complete the very high level, high performance EDEA Skate Outfit. For more details on this service see the SkatesUS.com Boot Sizing Policy (which is only valid in the United States). Once the Roller Skate Frames are Mounted or the Boot is “Shaped”, the Skates are no longer considered New and CANNOT be Returned. All International orders are final, once paid for and shipped.
The EDEA Skate Complete Outfit is only returnable if the items are in new, unused condition, meaning they have not been shaped or mounted prior to return. We highly recommend confirming correct size before ordering the items to be mounted. Please refer to the SkatesUS.com Boot Sizing Policy listed under our Terms & Conditions of site for more information.
Custom Shaping Services
SkatesUS.com will help with any Custom Shaping Services, as needed. There may be labor charges for the Custom Shaping Services. Some of our Dealers are also trained in the Shaping process and can do an excellent job locally.
Remember with EDEA Skates, the Carbon Fibre type material is not like leather and will not just change shape on its own. If something pressures, it will always pressure, until it is adjusted and then once the Skate is adjusted, it will not pressure and will stay that way unless it is changed again. When we are “Shaping” the Skate, we are “Shaping” the shell or structure of the Skate. Once it hardens into the new shape, it will stay that way until changed again.
The best way for us to work on the Skates, is of course to have the Skaters feet to put into the Skates and find out where the pressure points are. If that is not possible, please trace the foot on a piece of paper and mail (yes, snail mail) or put good measurements on the drawings in mm or inches. When a drawing is scanned or faxed, it is scaled and makes a good reference, but is not accurate for measurements. The second part of this is to take some digital pictures of the feet and E-Mail them to OrderDesk@SkatesUS.com and to Info@SkatesUS.com. Pictures will help us to visualize the issues, but the drawings with measurements are essential.
SkatesUS.com is also providing (if selected) the custom Mounting Services to complete your very high level, high performance EDEA Skate Outfit. We will complete a standard Roller Skate Mount based on the normal Center of Balance.
Once completed Enjoy Skating in EDEA Skates!!! Don’t forget the GREAT Roll-Line Wheels and Bearings. A new pair of Skates with old Wheels and bearings is like buying a car with worn out and out of balance tires. This is usually not a good feeling.