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Outfitters Limited
(706) 546-7575
1029 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
 
Academy
(706) 354-5620
3505 Atlanta Highway (at Timothy Rd)
Athens, GA
 
P & M Army Surplus Store
(706) 548-5825
1298 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA
 
A+ Party Rentals
(706)353-2424, (706)353-2420
2364 West Broad Street
Athens, GA
 
Edge Enterprises
(706) 227-3999
110 Nowhere Road
Athens, GA
 
Bulldog Sporting Goods
(706) 546-0618
1068 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
 
Barron`s Rental Center Inc
(706) 543-3486
340 Hawthorne Avenue
Athens, GA
 
Dixon`s Bicycles
(706) 549-2453
1029 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
 
Billy`s Battery Auto & RV
(706) 353-2267
Lexington Road
Athens, GA
 
Play It Again Sports
(706) 369-3477
Atlanta Highway
Athens, 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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