If gliding along smooth pavement through scenic woodlands offering breathtaking lakeshore views sounds like your idea of skating heaven, the Apostle Islands Inline Marathon is the perfect event for you.Held each June on beautiful Madeline Island, the largest in the Lake Superior Apostle Islands chain, this unique race is the vacation destination inline marathon in the United States! Hundreds of inline skaters travel from all over North America to visit this island getaway surrounded by the…See More
"On the point of combining skate gear/parts, certain Seba boots have 195mm mounting, which means you can put speed frames on them. Certain models of fitness skates, like the K2 Radicals, also have a 195mm mounting, so if you wanted you could…"
"Maybe Inline Warehouse, but most places are not particularly personal, if you know what I mean. One thing you may run in to is a lot of the longer frames are more for speed, so as a package you often get the whole speed boot thing (more…"
"Thank you Matt. More info to digest. I'll look into the longer frame! Thanks. What's a good place online to compare brands, prices, ect? So far I've been using inlineskates.com. is there a good place that can talk me through finding…"
"You might almost want a long frame for stability, like a speed frame. A lot of the rec skates will have fairly short frames to ease in maneuverability. While handy if you're doing tricks and such, a longer contact line can help you…"
I was originally looking at the VOX 90 PRO'S, and was going to go with those, but found the Boa system in the smaller wheel, which at my level of skating ability (nnext to nil) I figured a smaller wheel = less speed = safer for…"
"I started years ago on Rollerblade. Product availability in my area is terrible. When I picked skating back up last year, I got K2s intermediate skate - again I skated for several years prior on low end Rollerblades. I have really…"
Hello,I had inline skated before, in I think 1994 or so. I was spending the summer in Atlanta Georgia area at my boyfriends parents house for the summer. At the time I was a runner but my bf twasn't and we were looking for a sport to do together. We somehow decided on inline skating and each bought a nice pair of K2 skates. We went to a local running track (paved) and quickly figured out going fast, and to slow down we just coasted till we slowed to use the brake. We then decided to go out…See More