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Dick's Sporting Goods
(501) 624-0200
1420 Higdon Ferry Road
Hot Springs, AR
 
North Seven Truck Sales
(501) 623-7602
3500 Park Ave
Hot Springs, AR
 
Hays Rental & Sales
(501) 623-8808
1005 East Grand Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Boll Weevil Pawn Superstores
(501) 627-0833
2828 Central Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Action Auto Body Collision Repair
(501) 525-1132
203 Burchwood Bay Road
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Parkside Cycle
(501) 623-6188
719 Whittington Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Bartee Meadow
(501) 262-9100
129 Bartee Trail
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Motorhome Service Company
(501) 609-0145
8223 Park Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Fountain Lake Outdoor Supply IES & Propane
(501) 623-5405
4409 Park Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Tom`s RV & Mobile Home Repair
(501) 623-4861
126 Valley Acres Circle
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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