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Eastern Soccer
9 High Street
Bedford Hill, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(631) 421-3028
870 Walt Whitman Rd
Melville, NY
 
Pedal & Pump
(203) 655-2600
51 Tokeneke Road
Darien, CT
 
Middlesex Club Tennis Shop
(203) 348-3345
Echo Drive North
Darien, CT
 
Bounce Time Entertainment
(203) 316-0505
29 Sutton Place
Stamford, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(914) 328-3487
The Source
White Plains, NY
 
Gut Reaction
(203) 656-9590
313 Heights Road
Darien, CT
 
Darien Seafood Market
(203)655-9124 , (203)655-4795
1941 Post Road
Darien, CT
 
Below Deck Kayaking
(203) 8520011x2
157 Rowayton Ave
Rowayton, CT
 
Rent-Alls Unlimited Corporation
(203) 838-0678
564 Connecticut Avenue
Norwalk, 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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