By Roadside BombShel Photograph by davidartimew photography 2010 Sadly, the Rollergettes’ off season is upon us. However, I know that there is really no such thing as an “off season.” There is cardio to do, muscle to gain, endurance to build, and many more laps at Scooters to be had to prepare for the games to come … Read more
The Derby Dish: Diary of a “fresh meat” derby dame Episode 5: Clean Bearings are the way, and the truth, and the light.
By: Roadside Bombshel #3165 Cleaning my bearings was a mind blowing experience. I knew I needed to clean my bearings from the angry squeaking sounds they were making and the fact that a bunch of my wheels weren’t spinning very well. But I avoided it because (a) I didn’t know how (b) I didn’t have … Read more
By: Emily Shelton When I strapped on a pair of roller skates for the first time in about 10 years, I resembled something like Bambi on a frozen lake. Unlike the animated Disney fawn, I experienced both pain and embarrassment when my feet shot out in front of me and rocketed me onto my ass on … Read more