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These boots are made for rolling... for about ten miles or so...

For years, people have dreamed of adding a little extra horsepower to their roller skates. With batteries improving and motors shrinking, one company has decided to try again. Enter ACTON RocketSkates. Ars Technica takes them for a spin.
posted by rouftop on Oct 6, 2014 - 37 comments

Not like those grumpy drummers

I want to be like that: Tambourine Guy is living his best life. [more inside]
posted by Joe in Australia on Feb 24, 2014 - 17 comments

And there he came ... followed by a Princely entourage

The Time I Went Roller-Skating With Prince, as told by Questlove "I got a text from Prince’s assistant." And so the story begins, in an excerpt from "Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove" by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and Ben Greenman. What's not to love?
posted by raysmj on Jun 18, 2013 - 31 comments

"This bout brought in about 2,000 people…in a town of 3,000 people"

Journalists miss the real ($60M) roller derby story. Every time.
posted by iamkimiam on Jan 12, 2013 - 46 comments

Please keep your arms and legs inside the OH MY GOD THERE'S NO FREAKING CAR!!!

German inline skater Dirk Auer rides a roller coaster... [more inside]
posted by mudpuppie on Jul 22, 2009 - 18 comments


RollerCycle! Just $450 with a signed insurance waiver. [via]
posted by grateful on Mar 22, 2005 - 39 comments

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