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Dick's Sporting Goods
(260) 470-4224
256 Coliseum Blvd
Ft. Wayne, IN
 
Fort Wayne Tack Room
(219)471-6136, (219)484-2425
3915 West California Road
Fort Wayne, IN
 
J B Custom Sporting Goods Inc
(260) 422-1873
1736 Wells Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Earth Adventures
(260) 424-1420
1804 West Main Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 
H & H Firearms Inc
(260) 483-9135
1525 Directors Row
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Gander Mountain
(260)416-0943, (260)416-0953
6043 Lima Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Fort Wayne Featherlite Trailers
(260) 471-6136
3915 West California Road
Fort Wayne, IN
 
GI Joe`s Army Surplus
(260) 426-7859
1638 North Wells Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Cutco Cutlery
(260) 471-8690
4410 Executive Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Grand Rental Station U Store
(260) 356-7368
1621 South Jefferson Street
Huntington, 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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