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Dick's Sporting Goods
(970) 461-9762
The Shops at Centerra
Loveland, CO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 682-5740
210 Ken Pratt Blvd
Longmont, CO
 
Boyd Lake State Park
(970) 669-1739
3720 North County Road 11C
Loveland, CO
 
Sportsman`s Warehouse
(970) 461-5000
1675 Rocky Mountain Avenue
Loveland, CO
 
Owens Robert K
(970) 667-9910
7806 West USHighway 34
Loveland, CO
 
Milan Junior Camp - Fort Collins
Fort Collins Soccer Complex - 3955 NW Frontage Rd.
Fort Collins, CO
 
Orchard`s Ace Hardware
(970) 663-2230
269 East 29th Street
Loveland, CO
 
P M Custom Pistols LLC
(970) 612-1911
243 East 4th Street
Loveland, CO
 
Mountain Builders
(970) 663-5324
335 East 6th Street
Loveland, CO
 
The Shop of Loveland Inc
(970) 663-0390
1336 Monroe Avenue
Loveland, 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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