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Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 797-3360
6737 S. Vine Street
Centennial, CO
Dick's Sporting Goods
(720) 479-0600
8435 Park Meadows Center Drive
Littleton, CO
Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 600-2600
Belmar Center
Lakewood, CO
Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 617-7930
15400 East Briarwood
Aurora, CO
(303) 794-1104
5211 South Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO
Dick's Sporting Goods
(720) 981-0618
8501 West Bowles Avenue
Littleton, CO
Denver Soccer Camp
2201 E. Asbury Ave.
Denver, CO
Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 755-0410
1200 S. Ironton Street
Aurora, CO
Littleton Pawn Shop
(720) 283-4096
2338 West Belleview Avenue
Littleton, CO
Colorado State Shooting Association
(720) 283-1376
609 West Littleton Boulevard Suite 206
Littleton, CO

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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