"Here is a REALLY stupid question, when does anyone have time to reach down to a cord between the wheels to stop? I don't know, just doesn't sound like something that will set the inline skating world on fire.... Like I am going to have…"
"Yes, I agree with you that the mechanical type would allow for a more gradual application of braking power, something I doubt could be done with a wireless device one holds in his hand. But the leash system just looks cumbersome and…"
For one, brakes that slow down the front wheels seem like a bad idea to me. (Used on a 5 wheel frame, I'm sure you could put leave the front wheel free, but I would assume you could figure a way to just put this on the back 2…"
"While I certainly respects people rights, at the same time I don't want to be the one calling 911 when they split their skull on the pavement. Certainly helmets and pads will help lessen/mitigate injury/road rash. And, I will…"
"You are right Kimberly, it is their choice to wear protection or not. I attribute a large portion of the failure of inline skating to injury and much of that could have been prevented. I used to road race in the hey days of inline skating and I was…"
"Good luck on the marathon training outdoors. Here in my area (central Florida) many of our trails have become very skater unfriendly. I have spent the last couple of weeks reviewing trails for Traillink and here in my blog on Inline Planet. I have…"
My next plan was to take a look at the Cady Way Trail and extension but those plans were temporarily scrapped after leg #2 of the Seminole Wekiva Trail. I had a great skate that day and intend to go back. But for some odd reason about 2 miles from my finish my left foot developed a blister the size of a silver dollar.As an avid athlete it has pretty much taken the wind out of my sails because it is located on my heel where my shoe top meets it and is EXTREMELY painful. It is healing though and…See More