"Pauloh, I will be racing Chicagoland and NSIM for sure this year. I am one of the Rainbo guys, I think I'm the only one that races with a Contour helmet camera on the team. I wear glasses and Bong skates. I would say look for…"
"DonnyBrook. Thanks again for your help. I'm 48 now. My goal this year is to skate 1hr. 15 min. I will be skating Montreal, Chicago, the 49 mile event at Athens, New York and Duluth. It seems we have a worthy bucket list. Last…"
"My French is worse than awful, so close to my English... Dijon is hosting the WIC finale which also usually includes the Masters Champs. See there website for more, and it will likely include the qualification requirements: …"
I'll be the first to admit that my ambitions typically exceed my ability but I was wondering if any one out there knows the protocol for qualifying for the Masters World Championship inline Marathon?Thanks for your helpPaulSee More
"No..Donnybrook. Sadly, this part of California has the weather to skate all year round, but no trails. The one I used was never something to brag about, but now it is atrocious. Basically, one has to slow down to jump over cracks, some slabs present…"
"We just did Vegas last month, it was good. I focused on indoor, got 2x firsts and a third, and had some fun outdoor. My son did both and got a couple 3rd place finishes outdoor.
Next weekend is "The Battle in Seattle", which…"
"I am afraid that my skating days are on hold. The only trail where I was able to train has deteriorated so much that it is almost impossible to skate any more. Hence no train = no races as I am not going to spend $,000's just to play the…"
"It were not for custom boots, I would have never been able to skate except in some "middle of the road" fitness skates at best. It is amazing to me how weird high-end boots are constructed around a generic notion of average foot. I do not…"
"The right size is the most important factor. For me size 9 is to small, size 10 too slippery. Your toe should touch the tip of the boot but not pressing it. For added comfort I wear merino socks from Icebreaker or Soucony and sometimes the ezeefit.…"
"I bought a pair of Rollerblade Tempest 110 not long after this thread was created as I got 30% end-of-season rebate. I have 2 complaints about them so far:
The inside of the shell are uneven so the shop had to put pads on the rugged parts as it was…"
"I own 2 pairs of Rollerblade Tempest 110 (keep one in Canada, Toronto and one in Europe, Poland, Gdansk) and 1 pair of GTM 110.
The tempest 110 is the most comfortable boot I have ever been using. I remember rolling from Niagara Falls to…"
"Adam is a good guy. I bought my first pair of skates from him and I still race and train on his Swiss Bearings. I am glad he was able to get a good casting for your customs. Congratulations on the new boots. As for getting…"
"The ironic thing, Chris is that I wasn't seeking more control. I was perfectly happy with my Z's other than a metatarsal issue that was becoming intolerable on my right foot. I was hoping for relief. Even after a long layoff the pain…"
"I'm sorry this response is so delayed. I use electrolytes to prevent cramping. My favorites are a capsule made by Saltstick and Enduralytes made by Hammer Nutrition. You will probably never cramp again if you take these prior to your shorter…"
I wanted to bring to everyones attention a fantastic resource available to us all and relatively affordable to most. My name is Paul. I started skating last March and I am completely hooked. Several of you on this forum have provided me with very useful information in the past and now it's my turn to share some with you. I recently received my custom Bont Vaypors. I was cast by Adam Bradley of Adams Inline. I flew to Minnesota from RI in November. I had no faith in doing this on my own. Adam…See More