1900s + 1990s + 1980s + 1970s + 1960s + 1950s + 1940s + 1930s + 1920s + 1910s + 1900-9 http://roadskater.net/taxonomy/term/404%20389%20390%20391%20392%20393%20394%20395%20396%20397%20398/0 en Inline Skating is a Good Workout http://roadskater.net/inline-skating-good-workout <p>An article from the passenger-side newsfeed... A website name of "Popsugar" doesn't encourage one to expect a lot of substance in its content, but here's a nice enough account of someone returning to skating as an adult and appreciating its fitness benefits.</p><p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Inline-Skating-Good-Workout-44261781" title="https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Inline-Skating-Good-Workout-44261781">https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Inline-Skating-Good-Workout-44261781</a></p><blockquote><p><strong>I Started This Workout Out of Nostalgia, but Now I'm Addicted!</strong><br />November 29, 2017 by Brinton Parker</p><p>When fondly recalling my high school rollerskating days as a Sonic Drive-In carhop, I realized that I'd never once felt like I was working out when I skated; however, my body was in the best shape of my life (despite the fast food habit I was admittedly indulging daily). "Why don't I give that another shot?" I asked myself before diving into research about the benefits of skating.</p></blockquote><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/inline-skating-good-workout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/inline-skating-good-workout#comments Exercise 1900s 1990s exercise fitness inline skating outdoor http://roadskater.net/crss/node/1485 Tue, 05 Dec 2017 06:11:07 +0000 timv 1485 at http://roadskater.net More French Skating Obsession: Vintage Postcards from the Early 20th Century http://roadskater.net/more-french-skating-obsession-early-20th-century <p>A while back, Roadskater <a href="http://roadskater.net/cycle-skating-single-wheel-skates-1920s-cycle-skates-much-landrollers" target="_blank">posted a video</a> of early skating from 1920s Paris.</p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/more-french-skating-obsession-early-20th-century" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/more-french-skating-obsession-early-20th-century#comments InlineCafe.com 2000 1800s 1900s 2000s 1890s 2000-9 Earth France (FRA) Postcard quad roller skates quad roller skating roller skating Europe http://roadskater.net/crss/node/1448 Tue, 11 Sep 2012 03:16:33 +0000 eebee 1448 at http://roadskater.net Cycle-Skating on Single-Wheel Skates of the 1920s: Cycle-Skates Much Like Landrollers http://roadskater.net/cycle-skating-single-wheel-skates-1920s-cycle-skates-much-landrollers <p>Well here's a brief video from the 1920s showing yet another way to try skating, this time with single wheel rubber tire skates it seems...</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/UjtPn4orR9A" frameborder="0" height="350" width="425"></iframe></p><p>Check out the soundtrack!</p> http://roadskater.net/cycle-skating-single-wheel-skates-1920s-cycle-skates-much-landrollers#comments Roadskater.net 1900s 1920s 1923 cycle-skates cycle-skating Earth France (FRA) Ile-de-France (region) FRA open road outdoor Paris FRA skating Europe http://roadskater.net/crss/node/1413 Wed, 18 Apr 2012 01:23:58 +0000 roadskater 1413 at http://roadskater.net Great Gallery of Fun Roller Skating Photos from San Francisco http://roadskater.net/great-gallery-fun-roller-skating-photos-san-francisco <p><a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/parenting/detail?entry_id=84597" target="_blank"><img src="http://imgs.sfgate.com/blogs/images/sfgate/parenting/2011/03/09/skate_cheap_tramp300x439.JPG" border="0" width="150" height="220" style="border: 0; float: right;" /></a>I won't spend much time describing this gallery but let me say it is a really fun look at photos of the type you take with black and white film, you dodge and burn, you hold in your hands, mark up for cropping, and put in the newspaper.&nbsp;I also usually stay away from comments after most newspaper or television website articles, but I looked at these and I was glad. Most were happy. Some were very well written and added to the positive aura of the page. What I notice is what so many noticed, that these were shots of people having fun skating. I hope today's kids are having as much fun as safely as these. And notice how many adults are in on the fun too.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/great-gallery-fun-roller-skating-photos-san-francisco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/great-gallery-fun-roller-skating-photos-san-francisco#comments 1970s 1980s United States of America (USA) California (CA) Golden Gate Park outdoor quad roller skating roadskating roller skating San Francisco CA skating North America http://roadskater.net/crss/node/1311 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 09:32:58 +0000 roadskater 1311 at http://roadskater.net Fresh Snow, Dreams Deferred, Two Young Friends of Decades Past, President Obama, the United States, and the Inauguration of 2009 http://roadskater.net/fresh-snow-dreams-deferred-two-young-friends-decades-past-president-obama-united-states-and-inauguration-2009 After some days of often solitary study, testing, learning, failures and some successes (think Ubuntu Server, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Nginx, lighttpd, Memcache, Varnish, Squid, Alternative PHP Cache), I drifted to sleep as though it were the night before Christmas. Would there be snow? Would there be joy? So I awoke early on Inauguration Day 2009 with anticipation, and yes, my world had been treated to a fresh forgiveness of snow outside. <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">United States Capitol </span> <span class="locality">Washington</span>, <span class="region">District Of Columbia</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="38.889815">38° 53' 23.334" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-77.009949">77° 0' 35.8164" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=38.889815+-77.009949+%28%2C+Washington%2C+DC%2C+%2C+us%29" target="_blank">Google Maps</a>, <a href="http://maps.yahoo.com/maps_result?addr=&amp;csz=Washington%2C+DC&amp;country=us" target="_blank">Yahoo! Maps</a>, <a href="http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?searchtype=address&amp;country=US&amp;address=&amp;city=Washington&amp;state=DC&amp;zipcode=" target="_blank">MapQuest</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://roadskater.net/fresh-snow-dreams-deferred-two-young-friends-decades-past-president-obama-united-states-and-inauguration-2009" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/fresh-snow-dreams-deferred-two-young-friends-decades-past-president-obama-united-states-and-inauguration-2009#comments InlineCafe.com 2009 1960s 1970s United States of America (USA) character friendship humanity North Carolina (NC) dreams friends fun inauguration obama playing sports trains Washington DC love snow http://roadskater.net/crss/node/897 38.889815 -77.009949 Wed, 21 Jan 2009 10:52:49 +0000 roadskater 897 at http://roadskater.net 63rd Anniversary of D-Day http://roadskater.net/63rd-anniversary-d-day <p>This is a nod of thanks and memorial to the poor souls who either perished, or lived through the nightmare of the pivotal battle to liberate France at D-Day on 6th June 1944. </p><p>&#160;</p><p>An article in my homecounty&#39;s newspaper, the <a href="http://www.thisisdorset.net/display.var.1452472.0.their_longest_day.php" target="_blank">Dorset Echo</a>, has a little write up about the many boats that left Dorset&#39;s Weymouth Harbour to cross the English Channel:</p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/63rd-anniversary-d-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/63rd-anniversary-d-day#comments 1940s France (FRA) http://roadskater.net/crss/node/480 Wed, 06 Jun 2007 19:35:46 +0000 eebee 480 at http://roadskater.net Federal Reserve Governor Inline Skater, plus 1906 Roller Skating Basketball Championships http://roadskater.net/federal-reserve-governor-inline-skater-plus-1906-roller-skating-basketball-championships <p>Lest we forget there are inline skaters everywhere, even when we may be unaware, I just found out that Frederic Mishkin, who is on the Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors, is an inline skater, cyclist and small craft sailor on the Hudson. I found the information <a href="http://www.lohud.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070129/BUSINESS01/701290324/1066" target="_blank">in this article</a> but I believe it is from press release materials as other articles contain the same information. </p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/federal-reserve-governor-inline-skater-plus-1906-roller-skating-basketball-championships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/federal-reserve-governor-inline-skater-plus-1906-roller-skating-basketball-championships#comments 1900-9 Hudson River Valley NY inline skating New York (NY) New York City NY http://roadskater.net/crss/node/394 Mon, 05 Feb 2007 11:42:52 +0000 roadskater 394 at http://roadskater.net From Skatetown USA 1979 to Bold and Beautiful Brooke and Hunter Tylo's Trout Pout http://roadskater.net/skatetown-usa-1979-bold-and-beautiful-brooke-and-hunter-tylos-trout-pout <p>OK you know I love connections, but this is ridiculous. I didn&#39;t know there was a skate connection here. I just happened to run across <em>The Bold and the Beautiful</em> on my way across channels, looking for something interesting for a midday break. I have a rule against ever watching any soap operas unless they&#39;re in a language I don&#39;t understand or cleverly disguised as a night-time continuing drama, like with film-quality production values at least. </p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/skatetown-usa-1979-bold-and-beautiful-brooke-and-hunter-tylos-trout-pout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/skatetown-usa-1979-bold-and-beautiful-brooke-and-hunter-tylos-trout-pout#comments 1979 1970s 1980s quad dance skating television http://roadskater.net/crss/node/371 Thu, 11 Jan 2007 06:21:42 +0000 roadskater 371 at http://roadskater.net Vintage Roller Skating video http://roadskater.net/vintage-roller-skating-video <p>Saw this posted on a couple lists...</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6652207924490072457&amp;sourceid=docidfeed&amp;hl=en" title="http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6652207924490072457&amp;sourceid=docidfeed&amp;hl=en">http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6652207924490072457&amp;sourceid=do...</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Looks pretty funny, in a &quot;I can&#39;t believe people used to dress that way&quot; kinda way...  ;)  Only watched a couple minutes of it, but it did appear to have some cool aggressive quad skating stuff in it too...</p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/vintage-roller-skating-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/vintage-roller-skating-video#comments 1980s United States of America (USA) quad roller skating http://roadskater.net/crss/node/287 Tue, 10 Oct 2006 13:57:42 +0000 skatey-mark 287 at http://roadskater.net