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Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 686-0462
470 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 666-3877
Ames Plaza
Newington, CT
 
Willow`s Motorsports
(203) 272-7201
1555 Highland Avenue
Cheshire, CT
 
Big Boar Lodge New York St Exotic Game
(203) 272-8683
1624 Musso View Avenue
Cheshire, CT
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(203) 639-4884
470 Lewis Avenue Suite 45
Meriden, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 747-2102
Connecticut Commons
Plainville, CT
 
Cheshire Cycling
Cheshire Cycling
471 West Main Street
Cheshire, CT
 
Action Sports
(203) 250-8336
949 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT
 
Fifth Dimension
(203) 758-0087
44 Waterbury Road
Prospect, CT
 
Lunker City Fishing Specialties
(203) 237-3474
847 Hanover Road
Meriden, CT
 

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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