News Archive

May 14-20, 2006


May 12, 2006
Skate Bytes ...
Skating for a Cause: A team led by skaters raised nearly $5500 Sunday for diabetes research in the Tour de Cure Santa Monica. The group consisted of 10 skaters and four cyclists. They rolled the 25-mile route.
Skate Mapper in the UK: The Group Skate Mapper welcomed 14 new arrivals yesterday, including the first "skate mecca" (in Ottawa) and the first UK event (London's Friday Night Skate) with more on the way! (Go to Group Skate Mapper.


May 18, 2006
Skate Bytes ...
Roll to Work Week: Well, actually, it's Bike to Work Week. But who wouldn't rather be skating! Besides, skaters are welcome to join in this week's celebration of alternative transportation. (Go to Planet guide to safe street skating.)
Good Lactic, Bad Lactic?
They used to tell us that the buildup of lactic acid in the muscles is what slowed us down. But they've changed their tune. Now they say it's high-octane muscle fuel; learn to use it. (Go to
NY Times story.)
Planet Redesign: So what's up
with the Inline Planet? ... We're in the midst of a redesign, which has kept us busy most of the week. We hope to be back to full operation by the weekend. Stay tuned!


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