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Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 280-6153
16521 Washington Street
Thornton, CO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 682-5740
210 Ken Pratt Blvd
Longmont, CO
 
Neptune Mountaineering
(303) 499-8866
633 South Broadway Street Suite A
Boulder, CO
 
21 Wheels
(303) 544-0025
637 S Broadway St Ste 227
Boulder, CO
 
Ligas Flies
(303) 443-3144
3000 Folsom Street
Boulder, CO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(720) 887-0900
31 West Flatirons Circle
Broomfield, CO
 
North Face
(303) 499-1731
629 South Broadway Street Suite K
Boulder, CO
 
Boulder Mountain Repair
(303) 499-3634
641 South Broadway Street
Boulder, CO
 
Professional Peloton
(303) 415-1292
2615 13th Street
Boulder, CO
 
Aamco Transmissions
(303) 443-9120
5755 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO
 

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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