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Upcountry Cycles Ltd
(808)573-2888,(808)573-2999
1043 Makawao Av
Makawao, HI
 
Halls Safe Co.
(808) 876-0099
122A Middle Road
Kula, HI
 
Aqua Blue Maui LLC
(808)876-0217 (808)876-0217
RR 4 Box 69A Kula 96790
Kula, HI
 
W & F Washerette Inc
(808) 877-0353
125 South Wakea Avenue
Kahului, HI
 
Haleakala Bike Co Inc
(808) 575-9575
810 Haiku Rd Suite 120
Haiku, HI
 
Adventures With The Gecko
(808) 891-1971
Post Office Box 574
Puunene, HI
 
Blue Sea International LLC
(808) 878-4120
Kula Road Lowr
Kula, HI
 
Maui Rents and Sales
(808) 877-5827
312 Alamaha Street Unit F
Kahului, HI
 
JCPenney
(808) 877-4004
275 Kaahumanu Ave
Kahului, HI
 
Maui Mountain Cruisers
(808)871-6014, (808)871-6957
15 South Wakea Avenue
Kahului, HI
 

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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