The start of something new

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So, no one called me out on it, but in the interest of disclosure, I will ‘fess up: I lied. Know how I said the skates in the last post were K2s? Well, they’re not. Those are my old Rollerblades. * My K2s were squat and bull like, soft boot and hard cuff. On their own they reminded me of a crouched beast, all bunched muscle waiting to spring. Just like the new K2s I got 2 days ago, pictured above. Midtowns are a less aggressive skate than the old Fattys – they’re called lifestyle skates, I’ve learnt, durable all rounders – but they still have that broad base, built in soul plates, and a cut in the frame if I really wanted to stick a pair of little wheels and grind plates on them. I think my days of jumping on curbs and things …