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J & M Archery
(618) 935-2500
610 South Meyer Avenue
Valmeyer, IL
 
Metzger Equipment CO
(618) 939-6313
1000 Park Street
Waterloo, IL
 
Sports Authority
(314) 892-3032
South Pointe, 4445 Lemay Ferry Road
St. Louis, MO
Services
Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(816) 407-1111
Liberty Triangle
Liberty, MO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(636) 536-3718
64 Thf Boulevard
Chesterfield, MO
 
Stan`s Sporting Goods
(618) 939-5001
6970 Konarcik Road
Waterloo, IL
 
Brass Asset
(618) 939-9999
219 West Mill Street # A
Waterloo, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(636) 278-5050
Mid Rivers Mall
St. Peters, MO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(816) 525-3006
Summit Woods Crossing
Lee's Summit, MO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(816) 363-1198
Ward Parkway Mall
Kansas City, MO
 

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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