LARPing my favourite retro game, Skate Or Dress
I'm going to tag skate posts from now on so as to provide ppl with the opportunity to just mute them.
I find it weirdly helpful to write down skate thoughts however little anyone cares, it's an intensely intricate hobby and in a few years of doing it now I haven't gotten bored.
Anyway, today was too wet by a lot and skating sucked, even very low speed laterals skidding severely. Getting into "unskatable" season already where I've just got the rink and nothing else.
Perfectly viable for eg commuting or something but I'm trying to improve on more complex technique stuff and having a leg slide out unexpectedly is no good for that. I don't need to break something and get taken out of work right now.
@chican3ry we used to swear by MPC "storm surge" wheels for wet weather, but tbh more useful in races (where you really care) than for day-to-day because once they're a bit worn then they lose a lot of traction
Still spent way too long trying to revive stuck bearings, though, GT-85 IYF
@telent I don't know how well they'd work for the sort of skating I tend to do - dancey spinny stuff typically. Any thoughts? Suspicion is risk of too much grip.
I have enough underpush to propel decently in a straight line otherwise tbh.
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