Rollerblading Trails Buckhannon WV

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Buckhannon. 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.

Buckhannon Fitness
(304) 472-8845
19 N Locust St
Buckhannon, WV
 
Belington Wellness Center
(304) 823-1800
210 N Sturmer St
Belington, WV
 
Nu Shape Plus
(304) 487-8787
Athens Rd
Princeton, WV
 
Beckley Gymnastics Center
(304) 255-4882
1281 Robert C Byrd Dr S
Crab Orchard, WV
 
Try Fitness
(304) 242-8348
81 Bridge Street Plz
Wheeling, WV
 
Results Fitness Club and Spa
(304) 471-2001
10 N Spring St
Buckhannon, WV
 
Curves
(304) 855-7977
20 3rd Ave
Chapmanville, WV
 
Curves
(304) 485-9885
4000 Emerson Ave # C
Parkersburg, WV
 
Lpcc Well Center Fitness Prgrm
(304) 824-5806
7400 Lynn Ave
Hamlin, WV
 
Casey Sisters School Of Dance
(304) 797-9245
1347 Pennsylvania Ave
Weirton, WV
 

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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