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Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 818-3467
Clay Terrace
Carmel, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 776-1687
13157 Norell Lane
Noblesville, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 956-1400
Traders Point
Indianapolis, IN
 
Galyans Sports and Outdoor
(317) 573-7777
2003 East Greyhound Passage
Carmel, IN
 
JCPenney
(317) 849-6500
6020 E 82nd St Ste 700
Indianapolis, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 576-0300
6020 E. 82nd Street
Indianapolis, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 890-8802
Washington Square Mall
Indianapolis, IN
 
Carmel Schwinn Cycling & Fitness
(317) 848-1996
625 3rd Avenue Southwest
Carmel, IN
 
Climb Time Towers
(317) 803-2175
9850 Mayflower Park
Carmel, IN
 
Flymasters
(317) 570-9811
8232 Allisonville Road
Indianapolis, 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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