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Dick's Sporting Goods
(803) 749-0756
1110 Bower Parkway
Columbia, SC
 
Adventure Carolina
(803) 796-4505
1107 State St
Cayce, SC
 
Half-Moon Outfitters
(803) 929-0771
2930 Devine Street
Columbia, SC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(864) 225-7252
140 Fritz Drive
Anderson, SC
 
PC Soccer Camps
Clinton, SC
 
Palmetto Outdoor & Paddlesports
(803) 360-4697
731 Meeting Street
West Columbia, SC
 
Adventure Carolina Inc
(803) 796-4505
1107 State St
Cayce, SC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(843) 873-4065
355 Azalea Square Blvd.
Summerville, SC
 
Machnik's No. 1 Soccer Camps
26 Intracoastal Court
Isle Of Palms, SC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(864) 284-6199
1125 Woodruff Rd
Greenville, SC
 

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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