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    Paris Rouleur... da video

    I flew to Paris this summer with a number of objectives: #1, a means to enter Europe and get to my final destination in England without going through that dump known as Heathrow airport; #2, consume 'Teh Kulchers' and take pictures of it; #3, watch the end of Le Tour and cheer Cav and Cadel to a final win (upsetting to some , I know); #4, take part in the Friday Night Skate around this beautiful city with several hundred Parisien 'yoots'.

    Here's the video:




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    There's a Friday Night Skate around Paris? Nice.

    How do I find the details of it when I am there next summer?

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    Very easy. Go to Place Montparnasse, next to the skyscraper and station complex. Be there at 9.45pm with your skating gear and start skating at 10.00pm. You must be a competent skater who can stop safely without endangering yourself and others. You better be fit as well, they go at a fair lick and they ain't gonna wait for you! Skate finishes at 1.00am. Halfway rest outside the Hotel du Louvre this time, although in the past it was at Palais Trocadero across from the Eiffel Tower. Total skating distance is around 20 miles. the route changes weekly. FNS has been around for nearly 15 years and is without question the biggest and best urban skate event in the world. There is a website in English, do a little googling. I'm replying by iPad otherwise I'd give you the link. If you skate, you will love it.
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    I accidentally..a burrito. (Old Fuji)

    Norman Wisdom, Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee, good times... (Phil Oakey)

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    I wish I could rollerskate. There's something romantic about being called a rouleur. sigh...

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    I woke up one morning wishing I could skate. So I went to a sports shop, handed over some dosh et voila!... a few weeks later I could skate. A few months after that I could skate backwards...i never gave any thought to falling over and as a consequence I seldom did. Try it, if you can ride a bike, you can skate.
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    I accidentally..a burrito. (Old Fuji)

    Norman Wisdom, Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee, good times... (Phil Oakey)

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    I will explore this...

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    /// wondering how much full body armor would cost...

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    Pma...
    There ain't no sanity clause... (Chico Marx)

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