Rollerblading Trails Bangor ME

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Bangor. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to walking trails, hiking trails, cycling trails, and skiing trails, as well as advice and content on trail skating and trail skating safety.

Union Street Athletics
(207) 942-3200
366 Griffin Rd
Bangor, ME
 
Golds Gym Holiday Health
(207) 947-0763
424 Odlin Rd
Bangor, ME
 
Coastal Fitness
(207) 438-0888
75 Us Route I Bypass
Kittery, ME
 
Bushido Karate Dojo Fitness
(207) 627-7170
966 Meadow Rd
Casco, ME
 
Core Personal Training
(207) 854-1239
3 Westbrook CmnWestbrook
, ME
 
Bangor Athletic Club
(207) 947-2582
185 Harlow St
Bangor, ME
 
Curves For Women
(207) 247-2828
247 Main St
Waterboro, ME
 
Pilates At Baxter Place
(207) 828-3737
305 Commercial St # R
Portland, ME
 
Advanced Health
(207) 512-2191
160 Riverside Dr
Augusta, ME
 
University Of Southern Maine
(207) 780-4141
96 Falmouth St
Portland, ME
 

Eight Rules for Safe Trail Skating

By Greg Major

Skaters sharing trail with bike rider

Skaters share a beach path with a cyclist in Long Beach.
Photo: Darlene Prois

 

With the skating season upon us, skaters everywhere will be heading outdoors again ... but so will millions of bikers, runners, walkers, dogs ... and who knows what else.

To help you navigate the hazards, here are some tips for skating on multi-use paths and trails.

1) Always wear a helmet. I am amazed when I see skaters decked out in every pad known to man but with nothing on their noggins.

Remember: Road rash heals, but a good bump on the head could cause you to eat with a straw for the rest of your life.

2) Don't expect others to make room for you. Everybody believes they are the king of the road. Be prepared to make room for trail hogs. And while you're at it, set a good example by making room for others.

3) Be polite. Let people know before you pass by calling out, "On your left." And don't expect people to get out of your...

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