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by Acidedge
Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Foo
Replies: 3
Views: 2202

Re: Foo

You've got General chat about the Serpentine Road / Inline Skating / Quads / Skateboards. Foo is non skating chat. If I want to post pictures of boobies on a Friday, where do they belong? In addition, personally I think you have too many sub-fora (forums). Why not just one entitled "Where to Sk...
by Acidedge
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Spam
Replies: 1
Views: 1090

Spam

Nobody's going to start using a forum that's always full of spam. I think this is something that really needs addressing. Surely blocking user "apessontaseds" would be a good start?
by Acidedge
Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Austria
Replies: 0
Views: 1194

Austria

If anyone is planning to skate somewhere in Austria, let me know!
by Acidedge
Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Technique, Tips and Advice
Topic: Beginner Questions - What skate bearings should I buy?
Replies: 1
Views: 1076

Re: Beginner Questions - What skate bearings should I buy?

The above is fact. What is debatable (once you've bought some decent bearings) is whether to clean them regularly or use them until they go really crunchy*, then bin them and get new ones. This is down to personal preference. I have never cleaned a set of bearings in my life and don't intend to star...
by Acidedge
Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Technique, Tips and Advice
Topic: Beginner Questions - What skate bearings should I buy?
Replies: 1
Views: 1076

Beginner Questions - What skate bearings should I buy?

OK, why do you want to buy new bearings? If it's because the ones that came with your skates don't rotate any more, then skip ahead to the last paragraph. If it's because you want to be able to skate faster and believe that a higher ABEC rating will do it, then you should work on your technique; not...
by Acidedge
Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Technique, Tips and Advice
Topic: Beginner Questions - What inline skate wheels should I buy?
Replies: 0
Views: 850

Beginner Questions - What inline skate wheels should I buy?

Inline skate wheels vary in size, profile, hardness, colour, make and cost. Size: can vary in size from around <56mm to >110mm. Generally, aggressive skates tend to take 56-60mm wheels; freestyle and recreational skates 72-84mm (80mm being standard); fitness skates 84mm-90mm and speed skates 100-110...
by Acidedge
Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Skating Glossary
Replies: 0
Views: 1772

The Skating Glossary

Please post words, definitions, links and corrections below. Allen Key = Tool used to tighten or untighten axle bolts and frame bolts. Axles = The metal screws that hold your wheels onto your frame. Can be one- or two-piece, 6mm or 8mm. Battle = The most popular format for freestyle slalom competiti...
by Acidedge
Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Technique, Tips and Advice
Topic: Beginner Questions - What inline skates should I buy?
Replies: 1
Views: 2010

Beginner Questions - What inline skates should I buy?

What inline skates should I buy? You have been directed here because you've probably asked the question "what skates should I buy?". I'm afraid the answer is a little more complicated than "go here" and "buy this". So, here is a guide to buying inline skates. It includ...
by Acidedge
Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Le Mans 24H Rollers 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1828

Le Mans 24H Rollers 2017

Who's doing Le Mans this year?
by Acidedge
Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Foo
Replies: 3
Views: 2202

Foo

Where's the Foo sub forum?

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