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Roy`s Fishing Supply
(808)487-7690,(808)487-7692
98-025 Hekaha Street Suite 12
Aiea, HI
 
OAHU Battery Sales & Service
(808) 488-6531
409 Kamehameha Highway
Aiea, HI
 
E-Z Corners Inc
(808) 487-7242
98-021 Kamehameha Highway
Aiea, HI
 
Genes Gold Exchange
(808) 484-1188
99-185 Moanalua Road
Aiea, HI
 
Bike Shop
(808) 487-3615
98-019 Kamehameha Highway
Aiea, HI
 
Luxury Carts
(808)630-2460, (801)365-9423
98-1277 Kaahumanu Suite #152
Aiea, HI
 
Hana Pa`a Hawaii
(808) 486-5775
Pearlridge Shopping
Aiea, HI
 
A Plus Party Tent Rentals
(808) 488-1889
99-139 Napuanani Rd
Aiea, HI
 
Pearl Kai Tennis Shop
(808) 486-1618
98-199 Kamehameha Highway
Aiea, HI
 
JCPenney
(808) 488-0961
98 1025 Moanalua Rd
Aiea, HI
 

Preventing Loose Frame Bolts on Inline Skates

By Peter Doucet
 

Rear frame bolt on inline skate

Rear frame bolt onPeter Doucet's Cado Motus setup.

photo: Peter Doucet
 

Various disasters lurk on the racecourse. Falling. Getting lost. Being out of shape and outclassed by the competition.

Or all three at once.

Here’s another: the loose frame bolt.

The first indication that anything is wrong is the dreaded clicking sound of a loose frame. At that point, the bolt has loosened.

Next, the bolt falls out, allowing the frame to swing wildly from side to side.

At that point anything can happen, none of it good.

For me, loose frame bolts have resulted in falls or DNFs. Less fortunate skaters have suffered broken ankles.

Fortunately, you can usually prevent frame bolts from loosening with a little preventative maintenance.

Here’s how:

Tighten Up

The most important thing you can do to make sure your frame bolts don’t drop out is to keep them nice and tight. This means checking them regularly and re-tighteni...

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