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Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 738-8322
Christiana Center
Newark, DE
 
Leer Truck Accessory Center
(302) 324-8383
779 Pulaski Hwy
Bear, DE
 
Procraft
(302) 266-6737
86 Tiverton Circle
Newark, DE
 
Action Event & Rentals Inc
(302) 366-0749
8 Mill Park Court
Newark, DE
 
Shooters Supply
(302) 328-6242
148 South Dupont Highway
New Castle, DE
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 477-9577
Brandywine Towne Center
Wilmington, DE
 
Economy Tent Rentals
(302) 324-1797
300 Robin Drive
Bear, DE
 
Tutor Time
(302) 292-3529
491 South Harmony Road
Newark, DE
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(302) 369-1500
1315 Churchmans Road
Newark, DE
Hours
9:30AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

Mimi`s Toys & Bicycles
(302) 328-0846
Hares Corner Farmers
New Castle, DE
 

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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