Rollerblading Trails Raleigh NC

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Raleigh. 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.

Body By Design Inc
(919) 341-1091
1818 Oberlin Rd
Raleigh, NC
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Loni Venn
(919) 539-3812
Raleigh, NC

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Michelle Peele
(919) 247-9232
Raleigh, NC

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Courtney Hosey
(828) 712-9585
Raleigh, NC

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Travis Cruse
(910) 964-1219
Raleigh, NC

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Michelle Stees
(919) 781-1301
Raleigh, NC

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Amanda Street
(919) 787-1665
Raleigh, NC

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Larisa Lotz
(919) 786-1778
Raleigh, NC

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Autumn Prois
(919) 264-1882
Raleigh, NC

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(919) 622-6514
Raleigh, NC

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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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