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Friday, June 23, 2017

Who Remembers These?


13 comments:

Anonymous said...

My most favorite thing to do in the summertime when I was young. Always had that skate key around my neck.

Jim said...

Not only do I remember them, I remember the Melanie song about them!

Anonymous said...

Nothing like hitting a piece of gravel. And then the road :)

Anonymous said...

Training wheels for skating rinks.

Anonymous said...

There were good areas of sidewalks and bad. Could tell you where not to skate! Skating across road really daring.

Anonymous said...

nailed them to 2x4 and made skateboards be fore they were available commercially. Skate + board= Skateboard!

Anonymous said...

sure do. those little buggers never could stay on my shoes.

Anonymous said...

Still showing scars from them.. They did make excellent skateboards after separating front from back and screwing pieces at front & back of a board..

Anonymous said...

STILL have my key...

Anonymous said...

They were responsible for many a sprained ankle. Cheap and dangerous, but we we desperate for fun things to do back then.

Unknown said...

I got a brand new pair of rollerskates, you got a brand new key.

Anonymous said...

Fun aside from skinned knees and sore butts from falls, and they were cheap fun, I just had a problem stopping.

Anonymous said...

I ride my bike, I rollerskate, don't drive no car. Don't go too fast but I go pretty far.