Where to blade in Vancouver, B.C. & the Lower Mainland?
Where to buy high end Inline Skates, Racing Skates & Aggressive Skates & get your blades serviced in Vancouver, BC?
ShopTask, 245 Union St. (in China Town)
Where to buy ‘Crash Pad’ shorts or to get custom boot work on your Inline Skates in North Vancouver?
Larry’s Sports Shop
Where to rent Inline Skates & safety pads & helmet?
- Bikes & Blades (on Denman Street)
- Bayshore Bike & Inline Skate Rentals 604-688-2453
- Spokes (on Denman)
Best evening blading event on the road in Vancouver:
Critical Mass Roll (last Friday of every month, but the June event is the biggest)
Inline Skate Events in the Pacific North-West:
Links with Kathie Fry’s North American Web-site:
Stroller Blading Safely
STROLLER-BLADING’ SAFELY! (As published in Florida’s ‘Fitness & Speed Skating Times’ & Vancouver’s ‘Momentum Magazine’) By Lorne Milne When my wife & fellow LM BLADESKOOL Instructor Jennifer Harvey Milne & I were expecting our son Dax, I researched jogging strollers so that he could safely join us on our inline skating activities & trips. ‘Stroller-Blading’ is a great family event (& beats...
Buying the Right ‘Roller-Blades’
By Lorne Milne The first thing for a ‘newbie’ shopper to know is that the formal name is ‘Inline Skates’, & that Rollerblade is the name of a brand! They are by far the most famous as: they’ve been around since the emergence of the sport; they are an extremely popular brand known for how darn well they work & how tough they are (which is a reason they are the most popular brand for rental skates in...