Triple Eight Kneesavers vs. Pro-Tec Street Knee Pads

You’ve decided skating is for you, but what pads will you use to protect your knees from bruises, cuts, and fractures? Will it be Triple Eight Kneesaver Knee Pads or Protec Street Knee Pads for you? My Triple Eight Kneesavers vs. Pro-Tec Street Knee Pads comparison helps you decide if either would be a good … Read more

Triple Eight Saver Series Pads Review

Triple Eight Saver Series Pads Review

Love posts that don’t drone on and on? This Triple Eight Saver Series Pads Review is it! You’ll find photos taken by me showing how these kneesavers, elbowsaver pads, and wristsaver pads look and fit. Most importantly, I’ll tell you how they performed when I put them to the test inline skating on the not-so-goods … Read more

How to Rollerblade for Beginners

Welcome to, aspiring inline skater. In this post, you’ll learn EVERYTHING a beginner-level inline skater must know when learning to rollerblade. Specifically, you’ll learn how to wear your skate gear, how to put on your beginner inline skates, and how to get up and get in the right skating stance. Also read: 11 inline … Read more

S1 vs Triple 8 Helmets

No skateboard helmet provides full protection against concussions no matter what the manufacturer or distributor says. However, the CDC says that using a properly certified helmet can significantly reduce the odds of sustaining severe head injuries. Also read: Best skate helmets with massive heads Unlike others, we’ve bought and tested a bunch of skate helmets. … Read more

Soul Slide on Inline Skates Tutorial

How to soul slide Bujie demonstrating the soul stop

The soul slide is a prerequisite to learning the magic slide. Here, we’ll focus on the soul slide and not on the more advanced technique, though. Also, the soul slide is one of the quickest ways to stop on inline skates without brakes. Some skaters on YT have demonstrated that the quickest speed control technique … Read more

S1 Mega Lifer Helmet Review

s1 mega lifer helmet review

Do you skate and have a massive melon? Or even a 25-inch head that’s made skate helmet shopping a time-consuming and ultimately painful experience? You’re in luck. Because this S-one Mega Lifer helmet review (XXXL) will very soon uncover this helmet so you can see if it’s the best bet for protecting your outsize noggin … Read more

Best Wrist Guards for Skating

5 best wrist guards for skating

We previously wrote a post on the best knee pads for roller skating, but we feel that wrist guards need a bit more attention than they get when you lump them together with everything else.  Also read: Best large-noggin skateboard helmets Broken wrists happen at a scarily high rate in inline skating, roller skating, skateboarding, longboarding, … 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, a seasoned roller skater, or a derby pro, wearing the best protective gear makes complete sense. But not everyone knows what the best roller skate knee pads, elbow pads, and wrist guards are. Which is why we put together this post. Also read: Best roller skates for … Read more

What Skate Helmet Size Should I Get?

how to measure head for a skateboard helmet

Rollerblading is a fun, fitness-promoting exercise, but falls do happen, unfortunately. Having thrilling fun is the main thing, but if you take a hard tumble and bust your cranium open, you likely won’t skate ever again. Always wear a fitting helmet when skating, but what skate helmet size should I get? Well, measure you head … Read more