Yes, we're at it again. On Sunday, July 13 we will once again close off the Silverado Trail in the Napa Wine Country to car traffic and skate through some of the most beautiful landscape in the world in the 2014 Napa Valley Inline Marathon. It's a 26.2 mile marathon and a 13.1 mile half marathon - a one-of-a-kind event that has a 21 year history. See More
If gliding along smooth pavement through scenic woodlands offering breathtaking views of Lake Superior sounds like your idea of skating heaven, the Apostle Islands Inline is the perfect event for you. Set on scenic and beautiful Madeline Island, part of the Apostle Islands chain in northwestern Wisconsin, the course is in great condition and the location is one-of-a-kind. Event includes a full inline marathon, an ALMT (a little more than) half-marathon and a fun race called the Mad Skate -…See More
"Thank you so much JandKlarson. The rink is only about half and hour from me. This is great news. I was prepared to drive to Boston for coaching. And also to do a lot of solo skating. Thank you for taking the time to help…"
"Hi Paul. There is a group of inline speedskaters in R.I., although I don't know how far they are from where you are located. I asked them for info. and here is what they relayed regarding their indoor practice times. "We skate at the…"
"Nothing wrong with spurring the economy. I just know a lot of people jump in at the Semi-Race and tend to end up buying a lower cut boot. I went from the K2 Radical 90 to the Bont Jet 110. It did take some getting used to. …"
"It's funny you should say that Andrew. I had that thought a few times. I also thought I might be over estimating my ability by moving into a low cuff to soon. If I really get bitten by the race bug I will definitely move into a race specific…"
"Semi-Race usually ships with G3 wheels. They are soft, but lacking in rebound, and mine wore really fast. They always felt slow to me. I was glad to get on different wheels. They will be much faster than the 90mm skates that…"
"I have have k2 vo2 90 but I've ordered a pair on Bont semi race 110. Roads aren't great around here or in New England in general. My thoughts are that I should probably sacrifice a little speed for a wheel that has a little more flex or…"
"What kind of skates do you have? I race on 2012 Bont Z Boots with the 3PF frame with 110mm wheels so I really can't speak to wheel sizes smaller than 100mm. How rough is the surface you usually train on?
I typically race Chicagloand…"