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The Boarding Haus
(970) 259-8182
2607 Main Avenue
Durango, CO
 
Pedal the Peaks Inc
(970) 259-6880
598 Main Avenue Suite B
Durango, CO
 
Our Little Shop
(970) 385-9040
601 East 2nd Avenue
Durango, CO
 
Second Avenue Sports
(970) 247-4511
600 East 2nd Avenue
Durango, CO
 
4Corners Riversports
(800) 426-7637
360 S Camino del Rio
Durango, CO
 
Mcneal`s Automotive Transmission Service
(970) 259-6472
20447 Highway 160
Durango, CO
 
Cliffside Ski & Sport
(970) 385-1461
46825 Highway 550
Durango, CO
 
Durango Cyclery
(970) 247-0747
143 East 13th Street
Durango, CO
 
Durango Mountain Resort - Purgatory Sports
(970) 385-2183
1 Skier Place
Durango, CO
 
Durango Party Rental
(970) 259-6009
67 Suttle Street
Durango, CO
 

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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