"Also, you're pretty silly if you think the land size is not that big. A single lane road is about 5m wide including shoulders. An 800x5m or 400m^2 piece of land is about the size of a medium warehouse. That is a BIG block of land."
"Councils make walkways for pedestrians because walking is the principle method of getting between two places. Cyclists just so happen to be able to use walkways as well. But to build a dedicated skate park is a different issue.
I agree that pump…"
"Well, first issue is always money and power.
Who is going to pay for it and can you convince your council to build it?
A counci is not going to pay for a park that only serves one group of people, parks are meant to be used by everyone.
"You probably shouldn't do that Evan, it's better to have the cops on your side especially when another member of the public has a problem with you. Wouldn't it be sweet if the cops (who are your friends) come over and tell that person…"
"Let's not jump to any conclusions about freeboards, but bomb squads actually does a lot of pushing to get up to the bige hills, and between session hills so don't be expecting anything less than 50% push time."
"Gloves are 100% necessary, because you're going to need them for everything. If you cant slide yet, you'll need them to protect your hands when you fall.
Minimum gear is Helmet and Gloves. Secondary gear is a skateboard."