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JCPenney
(765) 662-2537
1129 N Baldwin Ave Ste 200
Marion, IN
 
Hunter`s Haven
(765) 998-0442
215 West 8th
Matthews, IN
 
Howard County Tennis Center
(765) 628-2105
610 East Payton Street
Greentown, IN
 
Indiana Soccer Camps For Girls
Bloomington, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(812) 335-1377
College Mall
Bloomington, IN
 
Curfman`s Cyclery & Fitness
(765) 662-6068
426 North Washington Street
Marion, IN
 
D & D Bike Shop
(260) 375-3828
231 North Wayne Street
Warren, IN
 
Club House
(765) 358-3405
13109 West County Road 700 North
Gaston, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 776-1687
13157 Norell Lane
Noblesville, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(219) 924-2237
10251 Indianapolis Blvd
Highland, IN
 

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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