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Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 773-6160
401South Mt. Juliet Rd
Mt. Juliet, TN
 
Academy
(615) 855-6900
2350 Gallatin Pike North (1 mile north of Rivergate Mall)
Madison, TN
 
BRAZILIAN SOCCER ACADEMY
P.O.BOX 22246
CHATTANOOGA, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(731) 660-4344
1165 Vann Drive
Jackson, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(901) 737-2216
7766 Polo Grounds Blvd
Memphis, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 855-1459
2305 Gallatin Pike
Madison, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 855-1459
2305 Gallatin Pike
Madison, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(901) 386-5302
2393 N. Germantown Pkwy
Cordova, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(865) 531-2221
The Commons
Knoxville, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 896-8882
2615 Medical Center Pkwy Suite 1100
Murfreesboro, TN
 

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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