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David Geary Shop
(812) 446-3374
506 West National Avenue
Brazil, IN
 
Fat Bikes
(812) 242-2453
1119 Wabash Avenue Suite A
Terre Haute, IN
 
Indiana Soccer Camps For Boys
2500 E. Nottingham Ct
Bloomington, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 818-3467
Clay Terrace
Carmel, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 576-0300
6020 E. 82nd Street
Indianapolis, IN
 
Custom VELO
(765) 548-8356
204 North Main
Rosedale, IN
 
JCPenney
(812) 232-3881
3401 S Us 41
Terre Haute, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(812) 335-1377
College Mall
Bloomington, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(260) 470-4224
256 Coliseum Blvd
Ft. Wayne, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(812) 288-2194
River Falls Mall
Clarksville, IN
 

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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