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Dick's Sporting Goods
(412) 858-1200
Monroeville Mall Annex
Monroeville, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(724) 853-1752
Westmoreland Mall South
Greensburg, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(412) 854-2554
South Hills Village Mall
Pittsburgh, PA
 
Pittsburgh REI Store
(412) 488-9410
412 S. 27th Street
Pittsburgh, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(570) 823-8288
Arena Hub Plaza
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(724) 522-9777
Hempfield Pointe Plaza
Greensburg, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(412) 476-9940
The Waterfront
Homestead, PA
 
Exkursion Outfitters, Inc.
(412) 372-7030
4037 William Penn Highway
Monroeville, PA
 
Saltsburg River & Trail
(724) 639-1314
111 Market Street
Saltsburg, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(814) 861-1350
The Colonnade
State College, PA
 

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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