Ye Olde Rollerskis

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Ye Olde Rollerskis

Post by trango » Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:45 pm

I was randomly browsing though some old documents on In particular, I looked over this catalog from 1911:

On the bottom of page 41, I noted some "automobile racing skates."


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Re: Ye Olde Rollerskis

Post by Magnus Johansson » Thu Apr 30, 2015 10:47 am

Interesting. Nordic cross skates is obviously an old concept although the 1911 version seems to have solid tires.

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Re: Ye Olde Rollerskis

Post by Chris » Sat May 02, 2015 7:55 pm

Using those on what I imagine the condition of the roads/paths were at that time seems tough.

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