How to Remove the Heel Brake from Inline Skates

If you’re a beginner to inline skating, a heel brake is a critical feature to have on your rollerblades. But if they installed the brake pad at some awkward angle and you’re falling frequently, that can be super frustrating. Also, if learning crossovers, skating backward, and powerslides have become one scary experience owing to the … Read more

How to Remove Bearings from Inline Skate Wheels

how to remove bearings from rollerblades

Bearings are a crucial component of inline skates. They make the wheels rotate smoothly and efficiently, allowing you to enjoy a comfortable, enjoyable skate session indoors or outdoors. Related: How to Buy Inline Skate Bearings However, over time, the bearings can become worn or damaged, which can negatively affect the performance of your skates. When … Read more

Can You Dance With Inline Skates

Inline skate dance

So you’ve decided you want to be a roller dancer. But you’re not sure whether you can use your inline skates for artistic skating. Can you dance with inline skates, really? Can you jam skate or moonwalk or spin or do everything else roller disco dancers do in rinks? Related: Best Roller Skates for Dancing … Read more

How to Keep Your Feet Warm When Ice Skating

a kid in a solar ice rink

Ice rinks are naturally cold, or they’re kept cold, at near-freezing temperatures. You’re going to need to stay warm enough, or you won’t enjoy ice skating very much. Most ice skaters experience their first-ever ultra-cold feet during their first Learn-to-Skate lesson. You’re there on the rink learning or practicing forward swizzles, backward swizzles, one-foot glides, … Read more

How to Carry Your Inline Skates

how to carry inline skates

Whether you’re a pro-level skater, a recreational skater, or a commuter, you need a way to carry your inline skates around. You need a way to carry your rollerblades between any two skate spots or destinations. In this short post, I share with you a couple of ideas on how to carry your inline skates … Read more

How Fast Are Inline Skates

How fast can you go on rollerblades

Inline skates can roll really fast depending on a slew of factors. Some of the factors that could affect your skating speed include your skating ability, the skating technique, boot type, the gradient of the slope, and the size of the wheels. Wheel hardness/softness, wind resistance, pavement quality, and even bearing quality can also make … Read more

Best Knee Pads for Roller Skating

Triple 8 KP 22 sleeve-type knee pad

Whether you’re an anxious beginner to roller skating or a seasoned roller skater, wearing the best protective gear makes complete sense. But not everyone knows what the best roller skate knee pads, elbow pads, and wristguards are. Which is why we put together this post. Roller Skating is Tons of Fun, But… You never want … Read more

Best Inline Skates for Women

best inline skates for women

For the longest time, inline skating was a men’s and boys’ thing, not a women’s and girls’ thing. But this is 2023,  and rollerblading is pretty much a women’s and girls’ outdoor pursuit as it is a men’s and boys’ pastime. Also Read: Best Rollerblades Whether you’re an absolute beginner, an intermediate-level inline skater, or … Read more

Most Comfortable Skate Shoes

Most comfortable skate shoes

You’re casting curious glances here and there searching for the most comfortable skate shoes. Because you’re tired of uncomfortable ones that cause blisters while discouraging you from getting outdoors. I bet you’ve read a bunch of comfy skate shoe reviews and spent even more time listening to friends and strangers online. But you’re still wondering … Read more

How to Keep Ears Warm When Cycling

How to keep your ears warm when riding in winter

The winter season can get pretty nasty around Tundra North America and other similar places.  There’s snow everywhere, but that’s not always a bad thing. Because snowboarders, skiers, cyclists, and fat bike riders of all stripes can venture out and enjoy the cold outdoors. Related: Types of Cycling Sports  Cruising on your MTB through breathtaking … Read more