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WR Party Rentals
(808) 982-7290
Box Box # 893
Keaau, HI
 
Aikane Bicycle & Sport Shack
(808) 966-6060
16-0566 Pahoa Rd
Keaau, HI
 
Symbike LLC
(808) 985-9137
19-4034 Haunani Rd
Volcano, HI
 
Dino`s Fishing Tackle
(808) 935-7368
811 Laukapu Street Suite 3
Hilo, HI
 
Tires of Hawaii
(808) 961-6001
170 Wiwoole Street
Hilo, HI
 
Paradise Archery & Leather Shop
(808) 982-7048
Hawaiian Paradise P
Keaau, HI
 
Kaya`s Cutlery
(808) 935-8345
141 Mamo Street
Hilo, HI
 
Waiakea Racquet Club
(808) 961-5499
400 Hualani Street Apt 378
Hilo, HI
 
Big Island Coin & Stamp
(808) 935-6398
148 Mamo Street
Hilo, HI
 
JCPenney
(808) 959-0229
111 E Puainako
Hilo, HI
 

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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