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Dick's Sporting Goods
(423) 892-3122
Hamilton Village
Chattanooga, TN
 
Rock/Creek Outfitters
(888) 707-6709
191 River St
Chattanooga, TN
 
Chambers Charles Rossville Music
(706) 866-6262
506 Chickamauga Avenue
Rossville, GA
 
Best Holiday Trav-L-Park
(706) 891-9766
1623 Mack Smith Road
Rossville, GA
 
Bianchi Bikes
(706) 866-4855
2667 Lafayette Road
Fort Oglethorpe, GA
 
BRAZILIAN SOCCER ACADEMY
P.O.BOX 22246
CHATTANOOGA, TN
 
Lookout Mountain Fairyland Professional Shop
(706) 820-0766
1201 Fleetwood Drive
Rossville, GA
 
Tails & Fins Outfitters
(706) 866-4597
1117 Lafayette Road
Rossville, GA
 
Truck `n Trailers USA
(706) 858-0767
1045 Battlefield Parkway
Fort Oglethorpe, GA
 
Hales Power Sports
(706) 861-1455
1759 Lafayette Road
Rossville, 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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