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JC Penney
(812) 372-8801
2252 25th St
Columbus, IN
 
Columbus Cycling & Fitness
(812) 372-7486
833 16th Street
Columbus, IN
 
Gold Nugget Pawn Shop Inc
(812) 546-5858
344 Jackson Street
Hope, IN
 
Green Barn Cutlery
(812) 524-9007
3979 N County Road 850 East
Seymour, IN
 
J & L Pawn Shop
(812) 352-9098
412 East O And M Avenue
North Vernon, IN
 
Columbus Pawn
(812) 373-9111
1645 North National Road
Columbus, IN
 
J & J Custom Firearms
(812) 379-9097
1718 17th Street
Columbus, IN
 
Helmsburg General Store
(812) 988-9250
2268 Main Street
Nashville, IN
 
JCPenney
(812) 522-4149
1224 E Tipton St
Seymour, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(812) 335-1377
College Mall
Bloomington, 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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