Vertical Rollerskating


Message 8605 (28. Mar. 2009 13:43) (All next previous)

ireNe (videos by ireNe) (pictures by ireNe)
THANK YOU, Irene Ching!!!!!!!These new Slider-Plates ROCK!!!
I'm trying to remember the first skates I saw with plastic rails attached, most likely Brian Wainwright. He had attached skateboard rails cut down right on the plate bottoms, so the risk of hang ups were real high. He finally had molded plastic blocks specific for skates, all one piece including baseplates for the truck hangars.
There are so many homemade variations that everyone has contributed their ideas and it's so cool to see what comes out and what everyone here prefers to ride. Credit goes to Claudine for the link to US Plastics. I'd still like to find metal, similar to skateboard trucks, to try as sliders...just for the sound! Psyched that you're digging your ride. Might I suggest putting a block in the middle for support so the don't cave inward. Post some vids soon.
Dawnie looks radiant, you both look great! Miss you and can't wait to meet Ryder.
KUDOS to Mr B, for without him, we wouldn't know shite

roll on y'all, irene
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  • Jay: THANK YOU, Irene Ching!!!!!!!These new Slider-Plates ROCK!!! (27. Mar. 2009 23:55)
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