Rollerblading Trails Cedar Rapids IA

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Cedar Rapids. 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.

Physiotherapy Associates Inc
(319) 398-1569
600 7th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Fusion Llc
(319) 364-8085
600 3rd St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Mercy Fitness Center
(319) 221-8877
5264 Council St Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Curves
(319) 368-8031
3641 1st Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Inches A Weigh
(319) 395-7111
2010 Sylvia Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
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Mark Allen Hicklin
(323) 823-4657
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Brent Fourtner
(319) 389-6491
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Curves
(319) 363-4100
35 Kirkwood Ct Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Curves
(319) 390-9100
389 Edgewood Rd Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
New Life Fitness World
(319) 396-1000
3950 Wilson Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
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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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