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Dick's Sporting Goods
(815) 578-8880
3436 Shoppers Drive
McHenry, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(847) 550-1527
21830 West Long Grove Rd.
Deer Park, IL
 
Pistakee Country Club Inc
(815) 385-9854
815 Bay Road
Mchenry, IL
 
Obie`s RV Inc
(815) 385-3355
907 West Il Route 120
Mchenry, IL
 
Rainbow Collision Center
(815) 385-5511
27436 West Volo Village Road
Mchenry, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(847) 960-7700
Algonquin Commons
Algonquin, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(847) 573-8240
Hawthorn Hills Fashion Square
Vernon Hills, IL
 
Wally`s Bike Haven Inc
(815) 385-4642
2908 West Il Route 120
Mchenry, IL
 
Steve`s Custom Rods
(815) 385-9064
3509 Vine Street
Mchenry, IL
 
Performance Unlimited Inc
(815) 385-3130
3218 Richmond Road
Mchenry, IL
 

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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