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JCPenney
(770) 836-7938
1311 S Hwy 27
Carrollton, GA
 
Army Store
(770) 832-6065
118 Rome Street
Carrollton, GA
 
Carrollton Bass Professional Shop
(770) 832-9767
920 North Park Street
Carrollton, GA
 
Buck Creek Outdoors
(770) 832-0801
1395 North Park Street
Carrollton, GA
 
Greyhound Bus Lines - Locations- Bremen
(770) 537-2507
631 Alabama Avenue South
Bremen, GA
 
Perpetual Motion Bicycles Inc
(770) 834-3278
1002 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA
 
Buck Creek Pawn & Jewelry
(770) 834-1881
2692 North Highway 27
Carrollton, GA
 
Gold Nugget Pawn Shop
(770) 834-8868
201 Newnan Road
Carrollton, GA
 
Barnes Store
(770) 832-9013
1332 Bankhead Hwy
Carrollton, GA
 
Broderick Head Taxidermy
(770) 537-3529
103 Deer Run Lane
Bremen, GA
 

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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