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Dick's Sporting Goods
(865) 531-2221
The Commons
Knoxville, TN
 
River Sports Outfitters Inc
danrak@danrak.com
2918 Sutherland Avenue
Knoxville, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(865) 531-2221
The Commons
Knoxville, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(901) 386-5302
2393 N. Germantown Pkwy
Cordova, TN
 
Middle Tennessee State University Soccer Camps
1500 Greenland Drive
Murfreesboro, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(865) 379-1480
221 Hamilton Crossing Dr
Alcoa, TN
 
Buccaneer Soccer School for Girls
PO Box 70707
Johnson City, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(865) 379-1480
221 Hamilton Crossing Dr
Alcoa, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(901) 737-2216
7766 Polo Grounds Blvd
Memphis, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 773-6160
401South Mt. Juliet Rd
Mt. Juliet, TN
 

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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