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Dick's Sporting Goods
(719) 638-3400
First & Main Town Center
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Timberline Archery
(719) 382-7113
520 Corte Amino
Fountain Valley, CO
 
Muffler Masters
(719) 390-7022
1 Widefield Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Bow Shooters Professional Shop
(719) 390-6265
3033 Jet Wing Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
 
A T R Collision
(719) 447-1981
550 East Brookside Street
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(719) 264-1810
1710 Briar Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Security Boot & Shoe Repair
(719) 392-2989
368 Main Street
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Ron`s Mobile RV Service
(719) 391-2003
9665 Dutch Elm Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Alan Power Equipment
(719) 574-2845
2720 Delta Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Skyway Service
(719) 635-8214
901 Arcturus Drive
Colorado Springs, 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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