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Dick's Sporting Goods
(207) 721-3074
131 Topsham Fair Mall Rd
Topsham, ME
 
Seaspray Kayaking Rentals & Tours
(207) 443-3646
Brunswick, ME
 
Maine Premier Soccer and Portland Phoenix
Portland Sports Complex, 512 Warren Ave
Portland, ME
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(207) 990-5932
Bangor Mall
Bangor, ME
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(207) 828-4950
Mall Plaza
South Portland, ME
 
Eastern Outrigger
(207) 841-5321
77 Barrows Drive
Topsham, MA
 
L.L.Bean Adventures
(888) 552-3261
RT 1
Freeport, ME
 
The Soccer Camp at Colby College
Colby College
Waterville, ME
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(207) 622-3987
80 Stephen King Dr
Augusta, ME
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(207) 721-3074
131 Topsham Fair Mall Rd
Topsham, ME
 

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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