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Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 882-1079
Greenwood Park Mall
Greenwood, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 890-8802
Washington Square Mall
Indianapolis, IN
 
Dick`s Sporting Goods
(317) 882-1079
1251 USHighway 31 South
Greenwood, IN
 
Carver`s Spinners Inc Hawg-Stickers
(317) 881-8547
5301 Old Smith Valley Road
Greenwood, IN
 
JCPenney
(317) 882-7339
1251 Us 31 N
Greenwood, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 839-4803
Metropolis
Plainfield, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 956-1400
Traders Point
Indianapolis, IN
 
Gaylan`s
(317) 851-1400
Loews Boulevard
Greenwood, IN
 
Henselmeier Saddlery & Western Wear
(317) 881-8225
1000 USHighway 31 South
Greenwood, IN
 
Bicycle Garage INDY - South
(317) 885-7194
7409 US31 South
Indianapolis, 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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