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Uncompahgre Repairs
(970) 249-8136
21044 South Highway 550
Montrose, CO
 
Scott Fly Rod Company
(970) 249-3180
2355 Air Park Way
Montrose, CO
 
Jagged Edge Archery
(970) 252-1161
2430 North Townsend Avenue
Montrose, CO
 
Cascade Bicycles
(970) 249-7375
21 North Cascade Avenue
Montrose, CO
 
Hangin Tree
(970) 249-9966
17250 South Highway 550
Montrose, CO
 
Town of Mountain Village
(970) 249-8551
1200 North Grand Avenue
Montrose, CO
 
Sports Authority
(970) 249-2706
River Landing North, 3451 S. Rio Grande, Unit A
Montrose, CO
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses,
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Ross Reels
(970) 249-1212
1 Ponderosa Court
Montrose, CO
 
Zippy Who DOO Extremes
(970) 252-0869
223 North 1st Street
Montrose, CO
 
Country Village RV Resort
(970) 249-6382
22045 South Highway 550
Montrose, 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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