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Handleys Equipment Rental
(808)874-9457 , (808)874-8686
155 Halekuai Street
Kihei, HI
 
Koa Lagoon Rentals
(808)879-3002, (808)874-0429
800 S Kihei Rd
Kihei, HI
 
Nevada Bob`s
(808) 891-0886
255 Piikea Avenue
Kihei, HI
 
Halls Safe Co.
(808) 876-0099
122A Middle Road
Kula, HI
 
Adventures With The Gecko
(808) 891-1971
Post Office Box 574
Puunene, HI
 
South Maui Bicycles
(808) 874-0068
1993 South Kihei Road Suite 5
Kihei, HI
 
Wailea Tennis Club
(808) 879-1958
131 Wailea Ike Place
Kihei, HI
 
South Pacific Kayaks & Outfitters
(808)875-4848 ,(808)875-4848
2439 South Kihei Road 101B
Kihei, HI
 
Blue Sea International LLC
(808) 878-4120
Kula Road Lowr
Kula, HI
 
Aqua Blue Maui LLC
(808)876-0217 (808)876-0217
RR 4 Box 69A Kula 96790
Kula, 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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