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Sports Authority
(313) 336-6626
5751 Mercury Drive
Dearborn, MI
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(586) 949-0760
50580 Waterside Drive
Chesterfield Twp, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(248) 596-3400
Fountain Walk Center
Novi, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(810) 385-5273
4715 24th Avenue #200
Port Huron Township, MI
 
Central Michigan University Girls Soccer Camp
Mt. Pleasant, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(517) 702-1300
2801 Preyde Boulevard
Lansing, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(231) 798-8003
The Lakes Mall
Muskegon, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(248) 608-9696
Winchester Mall
Rochester Hills, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(586) 254-2653
Northpointe Plaza
Utica, MI
 
University of Michigan Boys Soccer Camp
1931 Duffield St
Ann Arbor, MI
 

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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