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Cabot Driving Range
(501) 983-8324
11605 Highway 5
Cabot, AR
 
Budget Truck Rental
(501) 982-2245
401 Municipal Drive
Jacksonville, AR
 
Outdoor Superstore
(501) 982-4224
1920 West Main Street Suite 1
Jacksonville, AR
 
Oakley Estate Mobile Home Park
(501) 982-4014
2613 Coffelt Road Lot 61
Jacksonville, AR
 
Vilonia Drug & Florist
(501) 796-2116
1155 Main Street
Vilonia, AR
 
Sherwood Saddlery
(501) 941-3392
3141 Highway 367 South
Cabot, AR
 
Jim`s Pawn Shop
(501) 982-5844
120 North 1st Street
Jacksonville, AR
 
Big Top Tent Rentals
(501) 985-0239
230 Redbird Lane
Jacksonville, AR
 
Precision Auto Service
(501) 982-3387
2100 West Main Street
Jacksonville, AR
 
Lonoke Fish Farm
(501) 676-5631
1901 Staton Road
Lonoke, 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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