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Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 686-0462
470 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 747-2102
Connecticut Commons
Plainville, CT
 
Connecticut Rental Center Inc
(860) 347-4688
30 Dekoven Drive
Middletown, CT
 
Lyman Products Corporation OFC Factory
(860) 632-2020
475 Smith Street
Middletown, CT
 
Pedal Power
(860) 347-3776
359 Main Street
Middletown, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 666-3877
Ames Plaza
Newington, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 648-4044
179 Pavilion Dr.
Manchester, CT
 
Connecticut Precision Chambering
(860) 343-0552
1548 Saybrook Road
Middletown, CT
 
Fishin Factory III
(860) 344-9139
238 East Main Street
Middletown, CT
 
Cubetas & New England Outfitters & Range Center
(860) 347-4353
157 Meriden Road
Middlefield, CT
 

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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