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Hope Archery CO & Sport Center
(870) 777-6874
215 South Main Street
Hope, AR
 
Townsend Outdoors Inc
(870) 777-3330
2301 South Main Street
Hope, AR
 
Golden Eagle Soccer Academy
(479) 524-7305
Siloam Springs, AR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(501) 624-0200
1420 Higdon Ferry Road
Hot Springs, AR
 
Outdoor Living Center
(479) 471-0961
1716 Fayetteville Road
Van Buren, AR
 
Rowe`s Leather Goods
(870) 777-8216
3219 Highway 29 South
Hope, AZ
 
University of Arkansas Razorback Soccer Camp
(479) 575-4808
Christine Liberto: Bev Lewis Center, P.O Box 7777
Fayetteville, AR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(479) 646-8900
Fort Smith Pavillion
Fort Smith, AR
 
Lewis Fred Tent Rentals
(870) 935-7588
3009 Woodsprings Road
Jonesboro, AR
 
Boll Weevil Pawn Superstores
(501) 627-0833
2828 Central Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 

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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