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Spencer Sports
(719) 269-3456
212 South 4th Street
Canon City, CO
 
Canon Arrow Company
(719) 276-3221
112 South 5th Street
Canon City, CO
 
Olsen Cutlery
(719)269-7419,(719)269-7420
16 Cedar Ridge Count
Canon City, CO
 
Traders of the Bighorn
(719) 275-3205
402 Royal Gorge Boulevard
Canon City, CO
 
City Loan
(719) 269-9707
2940 East Main Street
Canon City, CO
 
JP Fly Fishing Specialties
(719) 275-7637
1100 Grand Avenue
Canon City, CO
 
Otero Cyclery
(719) 269-3132
722 Main Street
Canon City, CO
 
Napa Auto Parts
(719) 275-2345
125 South 5th Street
Canon City, CO
 
Morning Star Automotive Inc
(719) 275-5774
2705 Fremont Drive
Canon City, CO
 
Zerby Automotive
(719) 275-2523
718 South 8th Street
Canon City, 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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