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Hawaii Rifle Association
(808) 261-2754
407 Uluniu Street Suite 313
Kailua, HI
 
Tennis Hut
(808) 263-4855
629 Oneawa Street
Kailua, HI
 
Bike Shop
(808) 261-1553
270 Kuulei Road Suite 105
Kailua, HI
 
Nanko Fishing Supply Inc
(808) 247-0938
46-003 Alaloa Street
Kaneohe, HI
 
VO Ranch Products
(808) 259-5495
41-849 Kakaina Street
Waimanalo, HI
 
A Aloha Pyrotechnics & Fireworks
(808) 262-1111
Po Box 1147
Kailua, HI
 
Aloha Party Rentals & Supply
(808) 833-7747
340 Uluniu Street
Kailua, HI
 
ChristmasHawaii Ornaments
(808)259-8557 , (808)259-8557
41-1403 Kumuula Street
Waimanalo, HI
 
Hawaii`s Goods
(808)247-7327,(808)247-2077
45-343 Namoku
Kaneohe, HI
 
Archery Headquarters Inc
(808) 396-6317
6154 Makaniolu Place Apt B
Honolulu, HI
 

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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