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Dick's Sporting Goods
(219) 924-2237
10251 Indianapolis Blvd
Highland, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(708) 675-3100
Orland Park Place
Orland Park, IL
 
Calumet City Cyclery
(708) 891-2600
754 Burnham Avenue
Calumet City, IL
 
Hegewisch Cycle & Hobby Shop
(773) 646-2584
13403 South Brandon AvenueChicago
Chicago, IL
 
Compleat Cyclist
(708) 841-2688
703 E Sibley Blvd
Dolton, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(815) 806-4952
7370 West 191 St.
Tinley Park, IL
 
Sports Authority
(708) 895-0901
1510 S. Torrence Avenue
Calumet City, IL
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Pelcher`s Shooter Supply
(708) 474-0662
18149 Greenwood Street
Lansing, IL
 
Cast Away Lures
(708) 418-5455
3007 190th Street
Lansing, IL
 
Embarcadero Marina
(708) 596-3535
155 West 162nd Street
South Holland, IL
 

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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