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Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 682-5740
210 Ken Pratt Blvd
Longmont, CO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(720) 887-0900
31 West Flatirons Circle
Broomfield, CO
 
High Gear Cyclery Inc
(303) 772-7382
504 Main Street
Longmont, CO
 
Rocky Mountain Arms Inc
(303)678-8522-(303)678-8766
1813 Sunset Place Suite D
Longmont, CO
 
Rainbow Valley Farm School for Children
(303) 651-7222
10870 North 49th Street
Longmont, CO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 280-6153
16521 Washington Street
Thornton, CO
 
F.R.O.S.T.
(303) 444-4338
1812 Valtec Lane
Boulder, CO
 
JCPenney
(303) 776-3670
1250 S Hover Rd Ste 4h
Longmont, CO
 
Pacific Cycle LLC
(303) 651-6068
1321 Sherman Drive
Longmont, CO
 
Backcountry Escape
(303) 772-7445
1520 South Hover Street
Longmont, 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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