Let’s Talk About Skates Baby!

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Roller Derby Skates 101 2017 means that many people are now looking to try out for teams and join the mad world of roller derby So lets’ talk about skates, well about kit in general, the kind of kit you need just to get you rolling. First up, you guessed it, skates. The most crucial thing about derby skates is that they are of the quad variety, no inlines here. You’ll see a wide range of quad skates on the internet and in skate shops, but not all are designed to withstand the rough and tumble of roller derby.  Even...
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It's a new day!

It's a new day!

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Welcome to our new website! After ten years in our old warehouse, in April Skate Asylum moved into the highstreet with a fresh new shop. We thought this would be the best time to launch a new website to fit in with the new, clean Skate Asylum brand. The first and most dramatic change of all, we've dropped our old red and green colours. A couple of the new features which we're pretty excited about:   Daily Deal The daily deal changes, as you guessed every day. Ranging across every product range, massive discounts, for one day only. You can...
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1. Penny have kind of time travelled. No matter how cutting-edge their plastic technology is, there’s still something instantly, unavoidably nostalgic about these little boards. They look like they’ve rolled straight out of the eighties and under your feet. Though they are based on the boards of yesteryear, it’s a totally new brand, started in 2010, using modern production methods to make sure these boards last well into the 21st century. Still, with that quintessential retro design, it does kind of feel like you’re riding a phoenix, risen from the ashes of skate culture’s previous years in the sun. What...
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Don't be a cheap skate!

Don't be a cheap skate!

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New Year, new skateboard? We're here to be your guide in buying the right skateboard that will go the distance. We can't get enough of The Berrics ‘Extremely Cheap Skates’ video, demonstrating just how important it is to spend a little cash when it comes to your skateboard. Watch and perhaps you won’t even have to read on (but we’d like it if you did). Pro skaters on Walmart boards? You can imagine the results that come with extremely cheap skateboards. What the ply? It is difficult to generalise the greatest material for a skateboard. The topic is open to...
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