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Play It Again Sports
(479) 442-7529
1400 Southeast Walton Boulevard
Bentonville, AR
 
Hook Line & Sinker
(479)271-8118,(479)254-0780
3706 North Walton Boulevard
Bentonville, AR
 
Lewis & Clark Outfitters
(479) 845-1344
2530 Pinnacle Hills Parkway
Bentonville, AZ
 
Ron Blackwell Rv Center
(479) 621-9300
2537 Honeysuckle Lane
Rogers, AR
 
Castle Rental & Pawn
(479) 795-1717
1653 East Centerton Boulevard
Centerton, AR
 
Mad Bear Sports
(479) 271-7373
1400 Southeast Walton Boulevard
Bentonville, AZ
 
Step Up Truck Accessories
(479) 271-8111
1308 Southwest Elm Tree Road
Bentonville, AR
 
Bradley`s Pawn
(479) 631-7222
2801 South 8th Street
Rogers, AR
 
Glass Service CO
(479) 631-9316
220 West New Hope Road
Rogers, AR
 
Midway Heating & Air Condg
(479) 770-2112
112 East Monroe Avenue
Lowell, 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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