Submitted by rollarena on Wed, 2016-10-05 14:16
The Midland Rockets speed team competed in the first Great Lakes Speed League Meet of the season, sanctioned by USARS (USA Roller Sports). The meet was held on October 2, 2016 at Bell’s Skating Rink in New Haven, Indiana. The Rockets, who are just coming off an exciting 2015-2016 season where several Rockets skaters were declared National Champions, competed against 130 skaters from over the Great Lakes Region (to include: Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Indiana). The following are the Midland Rockets placements:
Submitted by rollarena on Fri, 2016-06-24 13:53
To insure that roller skates perform at their maximum efficiency, an overhaul must be performed at regular intervals. Ther regularity of these overhauls is determined by how often the skates are used. To properly perform the overhaul, the following steps must be followed.
1. Remove the wheels using an axel nut wrench (7/16" or 1/2" ratchet & socket), and mark the location on the skate where it was (for example: RIF-Right Inside Front, LOB-Left Outside Back, etc) until all wheels are marked.