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Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 499-9029
Stoneybrook Southe Shopping Center
Louisville, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 420-6400
Oxmoor Center
Louisville, KY
 
Bardstown Road Bicycle CO
(502) 485-9795
1051 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY
 
Flowers & More Village
(812) 280-7536
3813 Hamburg Pike
Jeffersonville, IN
 
Gold`s Pawn Shop & Jewelers
(812) 283-6865
429 Spring Street
Jeffersonville, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 429-0776
3555 Springhurst Boulevard
Louisville, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(812) 288-2194
River Falls Mall
Clarksville, IN
 
Country Club Estates Private Club House
(812) 282-2582
3040 Country Club Lane
Jeffersonville, IN
 
Dunn`s Taxidermy Inc
(812) 282-3579
1012 East 10th Street
Jeffersonville, IN
 
Jeffersonville Schwinn & Fitness
(812) 284-2453
1537 East 10th Street
Jeffersonville, 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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