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Military & More
(706) 635-6144
200 Industrial Blvd
Ellijay, GA
 
Wildlife Rehabilitation Sanctuary
(706)276-2980,(706)276-2979
435 Cougar Lane
Ellijay, GA
 
Appalachian Trailers Inc
(706) 258-6265
Appalachian Highway
Blue Ridge, GA
 
Willow Creek Farms
(706) 632-2096
380 Willow Creek Drive
Blue Ridge, GA
 
Hill City Trading Post Inc
(706) 253-2960
4471 Highway 53 West
Jasper, GA
 
East Ellijay Pawn
(706) 276-7296
627 Maddox Drive
Ellijay, GA
 
Unicoi Outfitters
(706) 632-1880
490 East Main Street
Blue Ridge, GA
 
Toccoa Wilderness Ministries Inc
(706) 632-3554
8436 Aska Road
Blue Ridge, GA
 
Trophyline USA
(706)692-0214, (706)692-4079
1904 Philadelphia Rd
Jasper, GA
 
Bargain Barn
(706) 253-9462
3622 Camp Road
Jasper, GA
 

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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