CSX Speed Skipping Rope Review

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CSX Speed Rope. 

Arriving on my desk today is the CSV speed rope, based on the classic SSR-1. A reputably middle range rope designed and priced for the middle market. Currently on offer at £12.95 with an 18 month warranty, it focuses on it’s 2.5mm thick steel cable which it claims to be tangle-proof! First thoughts are this is a “rope of the people” with not only a good price, but also a standard 10ft cable length, and ebook to get newbies started. I am not expecting wonders from a rope at this price, but I hope it is going to be a good starter rope for beginners. 

First thoughts are this is a “rope of the people”

Test drive – 

Okay, so Im at the gym, and LOADS of people have similar ropes. First thoughts are that I wish CSX offered a wider range of colours! I have a standard black, which I can’t complain at, but with the alternatives of either black or red it’s hardly exciting. In fact— my WOD partner has a similar SSR-1 from No Label, which they were able to customise with different coloured handles!! Im very jealous! The rope is certainly tangle proof it seems, as I threw it in my gym bag at the office and it’s unravelled nicely. My only complaint is that the ball bearings seem a little stiff compared with my WOD partners- and revelations arn’t quite as easy  but nothing major- a solid all rounded rope great for beginners! 

Specs: 

TANGLE PROOF & FAST – 2.5mm Steel Wire Cable Plastic Coated

BALL BEARING HANDLES

EASILY ADJUSTABLE – 10ft Length

What the manufacturer says:

  • EASILY ADJUSTABLE – 10ft Length, for Height up to 6ft 6″ – Fast length adjustment using screws, no more guess work and tying knots – dial in the perfect length.
  • SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE – Beginner to Professional, Perfect for WOD’s and Mastering Double Unders, Speed Skipping, Boxing, HIIT, Functional Fitness Training, MMA, Kickboxing, Bodybuilding, Personal Training Equipment and Home Workouts.
  • TANGLE PROOF & FAST – 2.5mm Steel Wire Cable Plastic Coated – Packaged in a Round Coil to Prevent Bends, Kinks or Damage to Your Rope While Shipping. It Arrives at Your Door Ready to Use.
  • BALL BEARING HANDLES – 5″ Smooth Turning Ball Bearing Handles provide Control and Comfort, Low Resistance and Wear to the Rope
  • For Indoor Use Only (If you skip outside, we recommend that you use a rubber or interlocking gym mat to prevent the wire from wearing out. This will also provide you with some cushioning if you are jumping on a hard surface. – A customer also recommended that if you have to skip outside you can add duct tape to the middle of the rope so that the tape wears out rather than the rope. )
  • 18 MONTH HASSLE FREE WARRANTY – – PLUS BONUS “Jump Rope Workouts” eBook available for download – Patrick Dale, renowned fitness writer, ex-marine, fitness trainer and author of three fitness books has created a simple template that is easy to follow and will deliver results that most faddy programs will never match. This book includes jumping techniques, 20 workouts, warming up, cooling down and nutrition – – PLUS CSX 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee, If for any reason you are not happy with the performance of your product, simply contact us and we will do our best to help, whether through replacement, repair or refund.
PROS:
  • Great price
  • Tangle-proof
  • Free ebook

CONS:
  • Limited Warranty
  • Not very smooth ball bearings
  • Limited choice of colours

CSX Speed Rope.  Arriving on my desk today is the CSV speed rope, based on the classic SSR-1. A reputably middle range rope designed and priced for the middle market. Currently on offer at £12.95 with an 18 month warranty, it focuses on it’s 2.5mm thick steel cable which it claims to be tangle-proof! First thoughts are this is a “rope of the people” with not only a good price, but also a standard 10ft cable length, and ebook to get newbies started. I am not expecting wonders from a rope at ...
7.3 Total Score
A good solid rope at an acceptable price

This speed rope is a great allrounder, it's light weight pretty sturdy & definitely speedy. A good investment.

Price
7
Quality
7
Speed
8
Ease of use
7
Accessories
8
Warranty
7
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CSX speed skipping rope is a solid speed rope with an acceptable warranty. Available only in black, so if you like colour maybe this isn't for you.

£12.95

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