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Green Valley Bike & Hike
(520) 393-7433
125 West Calle De Las Tiendas
Green Valley, AZ
 
Green Valley RV Resort Park
(520) 625-3900
19001 South Richfield Avenue
Green Valley, AZ
 
Aastro Transmission & Auto Repair
(520) 295-8878
1401 West Valencia Road
Tucson, AZ
 
Omega W S
(520) 889-8895
2918 East Ginter Road
Tucson, AZ
 
H & H Pawn
(520) 889-8506
5410 South 12th Avenue
Tucson, AZ
 
Speedy Pro Windshield Repair
(520) 404-2643
277 West Calle de las Tiendas
Green Valley, AZ
 
Holmes Tuttle Ford Inc
(520)573-9930, (520)573-9914
1431 W Valencia Road
Tucson, AZ
 
Tucson City Government - Parks & Recreation Department- Recreation Cen
(520) 294-1449
5085 South Nogales Highway
Tucson, AZ
 
Family Auto Body & Refinishing
(520) 889-2777
3340 East Mossman Road
Tucson, AZ
 
Mission View Manor Family Park
(520) 741-1965
31 West Los Reales Road
Tucson, 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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