Where to blade in Vancouver, B.C. & the Lower Mainland?
www.englishbay.com/lorne

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)
www.shoptask.ca

Where to buy ‘Crash Pad’ shorts or to get custom boot work on your Inline Skates in North Vancouver?
Larry’s Sports Shop
www.myhockeystore.com

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)
www.bikesexual.org/cm/home.htm

Inline Skate Events in the Pacific North-West:
www.skatenw.com

Links with Kathie Fry’s North American Web-site:
www.skategrrl.com

Visit my Youtube Channel to see more

 

Blade Blog

  • Inline Skating Vancouver & "The Law"

    ‘Inline Skating Vancouver & "The Law" By Lorne Milne “……Once upon a time (during the early 90’s) amidst the infancy of  Inline Skating a Great Fear grew through the Land…..BLADE-A-PHOBIA!!!!   Anxiety bloomed as ‘Newbie Bladers’ (lesson-free) rolled upon the pavement.  Dismay grew with many town officials who feared collisions and injuries on public lands!”        This resulted in: Skate Bans springing up in...

  • Future & New Inline Skating Locations

    Future & New Inline Skating Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia:   Eager to expand your rolls to new sites?  Here’s a list below of Plans, Projects, and new Proposals for upcoming and newly arriving Blading Sites.  Please contribute by letter writing to your local politicians advocating for more of these sites to be developed (earlier than later)!  Inline Skaters are notoriously busy being active and...