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Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 477-9577
Brandywine Towne Center
Wilmington, DE
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(856) 384-8533
399 Almonesson Road
Deptford, NJ
 
Delaware Tackle
(302) 764-1788
509 Brandywine Blvd
Wilmington, DE
 
Kinetic Skateboarding LLC
(302) 477-1533
3460 Naamans Road
Wilmington, DE
 
Dick`s Clothing & Sporting Goods
(302) 477-9577
1000 Brandywine Parkway
Wilmington, DE
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 738-8322
Christiana Center
Newark, DE
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(610) 518-5200
Brandywine Square Shopping Center
Downingtown, PA
 
Delaware Tennis Center at Bellevue State Park
(302) 798-6686
800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE
 
Wilmington Montessori School
(302) 475-0555
1400 Harvey Road
Wilmington, DE
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(302) 477-0859
4737 Concord Pike Suite 290
Wilmington, DE
 

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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