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Dick's Sporting Goods
(623) 334-8366
Arrowhead Town Center
Glendale, AZ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(623) 434-3388
2350 West Happy Valley Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 
Randall`s Firearms & Accessories
(623) 934-1164
5029 West Olive Avenue
Glendale, AZ
 
Golden Spoke Cyclery
(623) 931-8910
7558 West Thunderbird Road
Peoria, AZ
 
Oasis Custom Cycles
(602) 978-3787
5815 West Hearn Road
Glendale, AZ
 
Chelsea FC Soccer Camp
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ
 
Bike Sport
(623) 979-3474
12035 North 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ
 
Lone Wolf Trading Company
(623) 939-0668
4977 West Peoria Avenue
Glendale, AZ
 
Taylor Rental Center
(623) 939-9745
5044 West Peoria Avenue
Glendale, AZ
 
Owners Rental of Phoenix
(623) 247-3984
7482 West Port Au Prince Lane
Peoria, AZ
 

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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