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Great Basin Sports
(775) 782-5657
1681-B Hwy 395
Minden, NV
 
Skatin` Worshippers
(530) 542-3444
3444 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Scotties Big Rig Towing
(530) 577-1123
2146 Cornelian Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Marina Village Ski & Snowboard
(530) 544-0200
900 Ski Run Boulevard Suite 101
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Sierra Cycle Works
(530) 541-7505
3430 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Alpine Fly Fishing Service
(530) 542-0759
Po Box 10465
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Sportsman
(530) 542-3474
2556 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Johnstone`s RV
(530) 544-6689
2060 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Mountain Mike`s Tees & Ski
(530) 541-2823
3979 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Sam`s Auto Care & Mobile Repair
(530) 544-7267
1670 Shop Street
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 

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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