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Robert Burnson replied to Michael's discussion Rollerblade Tempest 100 questions
"It's hard to make the transition from aggressive wheels to the bigger 100 mm wheels. Try swapping out the wheels for 90 mm wheels. And then when you get used to them put the hundred millimeter wheels back on."
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What kind of skating do you do?
Inline speed skating, fitness skating .... fun skating.
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I'm the editor/publisher of the Inline Planet and organizer of the National Roller Cup.

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Skaters wanted for Calvano Racing speed team

Posted on April 17, 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments

We got this email yesterday from Donn Calvano, the owner of Northeastern Skate Supply. He's looking for two or three female skaters for his speed skating team. If you are interested, send him your resume at the address listed below.





24h Roller Montreal Will Again Be Part of NROC

Posted on April 3, 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Great news, skaters.

The 24h Roller Montreal has once again signed on to be a part of the National Roller…


NROC 2012 Schedule of Events

Posted on March 11, 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments

We've got 10 great events on the NROC schedule this year. It's possible we may add one or two more. But we are very happy with where we are right now.

These are we've got right now:



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At 6:42pm on August 11, 2014, Mary Hefner said…
Thank you for your suggestions for skating with bigger wheels. I really appreciate any advice you can give me. I read somewhere that with bigger wheels you should push off to the front instead of the side (as I used to do). I will try bending my knees more and pray that you are correct and I will learn to love the new skates like I did my old ones.
At 9:28am on April 11, 2013, Rollin' in ABQ said…

Sometimes it does seem like I'm the only one that skates in this town- I have spotted just a few now and again- just Rollin'

At 5:50pm on October 13, 2012, lorraine brown said…

Hi Robert,

Thank you for the information! I quess I have a few weeks left before it ends.

I am sure they won't mind a newbie.  :D


At 5:41pm on July 29, 2011, Derek said…
Hello Robert, I have sent many e-mails to Debbie Rice about sending her money to ship my NROC wheels. I have gotten no response and would like to get my wheels . Don't know where else to turn. Thank you , Derek Mantyla
At 5:01pm on January 4, 2011, Teloiv said…
THX ill check'em out.
At 6:36am on January 4, 2011, Teloiv said…

THX, this is something that is very new to me, so I really don't know a lot about it. Went looking at skates the other day & tried some on, have not got any as of yet. Did pick up some wrist guards. Plus it looks like you rollerblader's wear almost the same outfit as us cyclist, lol Thats good, wont have to go buy anything extra.

Going to pick up some knee & elbow pads soon & it looks like I can just use my bike helmet, any other tips on safety??

At 7:31pm on October 18, 2010, Westy said…
I'm just finally getting back into it, I last competed in 2004 then became pregnant with my first baby, circumstances after that just weren't good for me to get any consistent training. I did still session skate though. Then I had my daughter in 2008. I'm just now to the point where I am able to consistently practice, twice a week now. It's still difficult to get anymore skating training than that since I can't just take off and go skate somewhere when I have a 5 yr old and a 2 yr old. My 5 yr old has started skating though now, he's been going to speed skating practices with me, so now hopefully it's only a matter of a little more time before both my kids are skating and then they can just go with me to practices at least. :)
At 12:49pm on June 29, 2010, John Crysdale said…
Hi Robert,

Yeah, it has been a different kind of spring/summer for me not being able to skate. I have a soft tissue tear in my foot and it has taken forever to heal. I tried skating two months ago when I thought I was 90% healed, but that was a mistake and set be back. The healing has gone slowly and I think it would be wise to take the entire summer off, to make sure I am fully healed this time. Thanks for asking. I read Inline Planet almost daily.
At 7:43am on June 8, 2010, Kris Rinaldi said…
Thanks you. Just finding my way around this website!
At 8:16pm on June 3, 2010, Ra Romano said…
Thank you for the add, how are things going this year so far?

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