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Dick's Sporting Goods
(425) 255-3070
The Landing
Renton, WA
 
Cliff McCrath's Northwest Soccer Camp
15600 Ne 8Th St. Suite 647
Bellevue, WA
 
Washington Soccer School
(206) 547-6866
University of Washington Athletic Facilities
Seattle, WA
 
Sports Authority
(206) 575-2100
Parkway Supercenter, 17450 Southcenter Parkway
Tukwila, WA
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Cascade Canoe & Kayak Centers, Inc.
(425) 430-0111
PO Box 4173
Renton, WA
 
OSA Soccer Academy LLC
83 Columbia Street #306
Seattle, WA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(253) 845-5188
South Hill Mall
Puyallup, WA
 
Southcenter/Tukwila REI Store
(206) 248-1938
240 Andover Park W
Tukwila, WA
 
Sports Authority
(253) 735-7447
SuperMall of the Great NW, 1101 SuperMall Way, Suite 1333
Auburn, WA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Kayak Academy Inc
(206) 527-1825
11801 188th Ave SE
Issaquah, WA
 

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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