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

  • UK Inline Skatermag Article

    Vancouver Diary: David Hallam Rolled into Vancouver, Canada & Found it a Paradise for Skaters… Written by David Hallam, As printed in Britain’s INLINE SKATERMAG (April/May 1999 Issue  31 ISSN ‘in line’ 1360-6956, e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakc6411c0d8f53da3db6137c75bcad356a').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' +...

  • 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...