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Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 666-3877
Ames Plaza
Newington, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 747-2102
Connecticut Commons
Plainville, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 253-9475
Stateline Plaza
Enfield, CT
 
Renbrook Summer Adventure Day
(860) 236-1661
2865 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT
 
Taksar Ray Bicycles
(860) 247-0191
93 Franklin Avenue
Hartford, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 648-4044
179 Pavilion Dr.
Manchester, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 693-1619
The Shoppes at Farmington Valley
Canton, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 686-0462
470 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT
 
University of Hartford
(860) 768-4100
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT
 
All Seasons Party Rentals
(860) 953-0875
40 Hurlbut Street
West Hartford, CT
 

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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