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Mayflower RV
(501) 315-3337
3201 Boone RoadC
Benton, AR
 
Central Arkansas RV
(501) 316-0624
9705 Raymond Road
Benton, AZ
 
Bicycle Doctor
(501) 860-6721
423 South East Street
Benton, AR
 
AAA Pawn Shop
(501) 778-0839
114 North Market Street
Benton, AR
 
J J`S Transmission
(501) 847-9670
2116 Hilldale Road
Bryant, AR
 
Video by Cycling
(501) 860-7887
1028 River Oaks Drive
Benton, AR
 
JCPenney
(479) 860-6884
1512 Military Rd
Benton, AR
 
Oak Forest Village
(501) 316-0683
Salem Road & Highway 5
Benton, AR
 
Bright Ideas Enrichment Center
(501) 847-8888
309 Roya Lane
Bryant, AR
 
Bob Ladd Inc
(501) 847-0233
25821 Interstate 30
Bryant, AR
 

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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