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Dick's Sporting Goods
(574) 243-4789
Princess City
Mishawaka, IN
 
Bernardo`s Fine Cigars
(574)277-1327, (888)284-8978
P.O. Box 368
Granger, IN
 
K & K Tackle CO
(574) 272-0241
18318 Farm Lane
South Bend, IN
 
House Of Bicycles
(574)679-4992,(574)679-4991
10140 McKinley
Osceola, IN
 
Hoosier Sport Limited
(574) 299-8161
60981 US31 South Suite 4
South Bend, IN
 
J & L Wholesale
(574) 277-8914
52467 Beech Road
Granger, IN
 
Al-Bar Ranch
(574) 259-1188
55345 Fir Rd
Mishawaka, IN
 
Albright`s Bicycle Store
(574) 255-8988
2720 Lww
Mishawaka, IN
 
Indiana Arms & Ammo Inc
(574) 233-3635
750 West Indiana Avenue
South Bend, IN
 
JCPenney
(574) 875-8531
3701 S Main St Us 33
Elkhart, IN
 

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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