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Dick's Sporting Goods
(563) 441-7500
Shops on 53rd and Elmore
Davenport, IA
 
Bike & Hike
(309) 788-2092
3913 14th Avenue
Rock Island, IL
 
Mid America Recreation
(309) 764-5089
1330 5th Avenue
Moline, IL
 
Shooting Sports Unlimited
(309) 797-2222
512 12th Street
Moline, IL
 
BMX Racing Zone
(309) 796-4455
2905 19th Street Em
Silvis, IL
 
Croegaerts Great Outdoors
(309) 788-4868
4002 11th Street
Rock Island, IL
 
Pinnacle Stanrick Corporation
(309) 787-4100
2916 78th Avenue West
Rock Island, IL
 
Ed`s Auto Inc
(309) 797-9793
171 55th Street
Moline, IL
 
E-Z Livin` Sports Center
(309) 787-2244
231 1st Avenue West
Milan, IL
 
Mike`s Tent Rental
(309) 787-2823
15926 13th Street
Milan, IL
 

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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