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Dick's Sporting Goods
(770) 521-1195
6440 North Point Parkway
Alpharetta, GA
Future Stars Soccer Academy
P.O.Box 628 - 3000 Woodrow Way
Atlanta, GA
Dick's Sporting Goods
(404) 267-0200
3535 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA
Childtime Learning Centers
(770) 343-8200
5075 Abbotts Bridge Road Suite 1100
Alpharetta, GA
Arrowhead Sports Inc
(770) 475-0230
200 Weatherwood Cir
Alpharetta, GA
Dick's Sporting Goods
(770) 292-9834
Cumming Town Center
Cumming, GA
Dick's Sporting Goods
(678) 482-1200
Mall of Georgia
Buford, GA
Dick's Sporting Goods
(770) 345-1218
1810 Cumming Highway
Canton, GA
First Strike Products
(770) 663-0009
855 McFarland Rd
Alpharetta, GA
The Sports Authority - Alpharetta
(770) 518-3303
7461 North Point Parkway
Alpharetta, GA

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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