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Valpo VIP Men's Soccer Camp
(219) 464-5059
1009 Union St.
Valparaiso, IN
 
Cash Indiana Pawn Shop
(219) 962-5626
855 Central Avenue
Lake Station, IN
 
Gander Mountain
(219)793-1700, (219)793-1710
1630 Southlake Mall
Merrillville, IN
 
Dunes U Store
(219) 938-3800
6880 Melton Road
Gary, IN
 
Ed`s Scooter World
(219) 762-6106
2872 Willowcreek Road
Portage, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(219) 924-2237
10251 Indianapolis Blvd
Highland, IN
 
Sports Authority
(219) 942-3500
3201 E. Lincoln Highway
Merrillville, IN
Services
Golf Day Shop, 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.

Bike Pro`s
(219) 738-2453
640 West 81st Avenue
Merrillville, IN
 
Camelot Bowling Centers Inc
(219) 762-8558
5201 Us Highway 6
Portage, IN
 
Bass Pro Sports
(219) 787-6800
6425 Daniel Burnham Dr.
Portage, IN
Hours
Mon - Sat 9:00 AM - 9:00 PMSun 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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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