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Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 876-0477
1201 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT
 
Classic RV & Auto
(203)469-6824,(203)469-6835
12 Frontage Road # 16
East Haven, CT
 
Branford Cigar CO
(203) 488-8550
635 West Main Street
Branford, CT
 
Bartenders Express
(203) 488-0033
3 Devon Court
Branford, CT
 
Taylor Rental
(203) 488-1644
174 Cedar Street
Branford, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 686-0462
470 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT
 
Wilson Arms CO
(203) 488-7297
63 Leetes Island Road
Branford, CT
 
Brown Hal CO
(203) 481-5168
16 East Industrial Road
Branford, CT
 
Action Sports
(203) 481-5511
324 West Main Street
Branford, CT
 
Zane`s Warehouse
(203) 488-4676
182 Cedar Street
Branford, CA
 

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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