How to be your own Skate Technician

How to be your own Skate Technician

How to be your own Skate Technician. Ever skate... only to find they’re a completely different ride to last time?Do you hear a death rattle and you’re teamies are starting to give you shit about it? Learn how to be your own Skate Tech!  In this blog (and accompanying handout), Better Bearings teach you all of the stuff you need to know to under...
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LACES

LACES

Are your laces too tight - too loose? The way you tie them can make a massive difference to your Skate comfort and style.  Click here for a printable version of some solutions to four of the most common lacing problems.   
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COMING BACK FROM A DERBY INJURY

COMING BACK FROM A DERBY INJURY

At some point in your derby career you, or one of your team mates is going to get hurt, and we’re not talking about just a bit of rink rash, We’re talking about a serious injury that means a trip to the hospital and telling everyone that your totally fine while sucking on the green whistle and getting loaded into the back of an amb...
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TRAVEL GAMES, BETTER BEARINGS SURVIVAL PACKING LIST

TRAVEL GAMES, BETTER BEARINGS SURVIVAL PACKING LIST

As the roller derby season begins and your team games get planned for the year it would seem a good time for Better Bearings to share our “away game/ boot camp packing list'.  We know, that theres nothing worse than a) trying to find a 7/11 open at 1.00am in a strange town and b) having to buy the wrong brand of bandaids, b...
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TIN ROOF......RUSTED!

TIN ROOF......RUSTED!

Yes, we did just name a blog post from a line from the B52's song Love Shack. Did your bearings get wet during all this rain? or even a bit damp? It might not be too late if you ACT NOW! Clean them right away and dry them all the way out, Use Better Bearings cleaner that helps protect against rusting. Here’s the quick How To clea...
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