Monday September 21, 2020

Rolling round London town

London's Friday Night Skate attracts the coolest and fittest of skaters, whizzing past well-known landmarks on a 20km ride, writes Jasper Winn.

30th June, 2012
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The Friday Night Skate in London. Photo: LFNS

What's your thinking on in-line skates? Kids' toys that adults strap on only at risk to their dignity and a trip to A&E? Or the cool apogee of urban transport with the power to turn a plodding pedestrian into a wing-heeled Mercury, gliding through city streets with sci-fi ease and speed?

Even if you're one of the latter, Dublin has never been a skater's paradise with too many potholes and those 'heritage' street...

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