Sports: Pop A Wheelie

Skaters, skateboarders and bicycle riders are taking to the streets this spring with some flashy new gear. What's hot? Chopper-style bikes, quick-fit, in-line skates and snazzy electric scooters are all in demand. Skateboards are sporting quirkier designs, inspired by star athletes. And interchangeable parts are hot on both skates and boards. So whether you're up for tricks or just easy rolls down the road, these wheels will keep all eyes on you. --By Jeremy Caplan


What's New? Witty, cartoony designs are hot this season. "It's about having a fun, jokey style," says Casey O'Farrell, manager of New York City's Blades Board and...

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