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Sports Authority
(208) 524-2525
Hall Park Plaza, 1592 17th Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses,
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Center of Mass
(208) 346-6065
894 North Highway 91
Shelley, IN
 
River One Inc.
(208) 879-2589
P.O Box 377
Challis, ID
 
Northwest River Supplies
(800) 635-5202
2009 S. Main
Moscow, ID
 
Sports Authority
(208) 524-2525
Hall Park Plaza, 1592 17th Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses,
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Canyon Whitewater
(208) 522-3932
450 S. Yellowstone
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(208) 238-6002
Pocatello Square
Pocatello, ID
 
Boise REI Store
(208) 322-1141
8300 W Emerald St
Boise, ID
 
Riverat Whitewater Toyz
(208) 735-8697
138 2nd Ave S.
Twin Falls, ID
 
Full Spectrum Tours
P. O. Box 2003
Sandpoint, ID
 

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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