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Dick's Sporting Goods
(423) 282-4430
2011 North Roan Street
Johnson City, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(423) 245-3412
2626 East Stone Dr.
Kingsport, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(731) 660-4344
1165 Vann Drive
Jackson, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(901) 737-2216
7766 Polo Grounds Blvd
Memphis, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(423) 282-4430
2011 North Roan Street
Johnson City, TN
 
Buccaneer Soccer School for Girls
PO Box 70707
Johnson City, TN
 
Mahoney's
(423) 282-5413
830 Sunset Drive
Johnson City, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(423) 245-3412
2626 East Stone Dr.
Kingsport, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(423) 892-3122
Hamilton Village
Chattanooga, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(865) 531-2221
The Commons
Knoxville, TN
 

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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