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Dick's Sporting Goods
(561) 204-4133
8821 Southern Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL
 
Seagate Marina
(561) 746-2600
18696 Southeast Federal Highway
Jupiter, FL
 
B & D Cycle Works
(561) 745-0242
1414 Commerce Lane
Jupiter, FL
 
Aamco Transmissions
(561) 848-6994
1320 10th Street Alt A1A
Jupiter, FL
 
R V Johnson Insurance
(561) 745-8894
250 Tequesta Drive
Jupiter, FL
 
Levant Academy of Jupiter
(561) 747-6916
601 North Hepburn Avenue
Jupiter, FL
 
Synthetic Turf International Inc-Pttng GRNS Unlmtd
(561) 743-8512
506 Commerce Way
Jupiter, FL
 
J-Town Bike
(561) 575-2453
126 Center Street Suite B1
Jupiter, FL
 
Jerrys Discount Paintball
(561) 744-7332
750 South Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL
 
Lighthouse Center for the Arts
(561) 746-3101
373 Tequesta Drive
Jupiter, FL
 

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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