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B Hayman CO Hawaii Limited
(808) 331-1266
73-5562 Kauhola Street
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Melton International Tackle Inc
(808)329-0800, (808)329-0830
74-50 Queen Kaahumanu Highway
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Dave`s Bike & Triathlon Shop
(808) 329-4522
75-5669 Alii Drive
Kailua Kona, HI
 
H P Bike Works
(808) 326-2453
74-5599 Luhia Suite F3
Kailua Kona, HI
 
E-C Tarps-Canopy Tents
(808) 329-5444
74-951 Hooloa Place
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Bondallian Tennis
(808) 322-6090
78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Big Island RV Safari Activities Rent-It
(808) 334-0464
75-5785 Kuakini Highway
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Big Island Surf CO
(808) 326-7199
Crossroads Shopping
Kailua Kona, HI
 
B & L Bike & Sports
(808) 329-3309
75-5699 Kopiko Street
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Hawaiian Pedals
(808) 329-2294
Kona Inn Shopping Vi
Kailua Kona, 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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