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Blairsville RV Sales
(706) 379-1984
4991 Young Harris Highway
Blairsville, GA
 
Blairsville Bicycle Company
(706) 745-8141
2759 Pappys Plaza
Blairsville, GA
 
Twin Creek RV
(706) 781-3926
Twin Creeks Drive
Blairsville, GA
 
Unicoi Outfitters
(706) 632-1880
490 East Main Street
Blue Ridge, GA
 
Willow Creek Farms
(706) 632-2096
380 Willow Creek Drive
Blue Ridge, GA
 
Carolina Lures
(706) 781-2578
8614 Blue Ridge Highway
Blairsville, GA
 
Union County Recreation Department
(706) 439-6103
7686 Poteete Creek Road
Blairsville, GA
 
Parks Auto Sales & Rv`s
(706) 374-2275
14747 Appalachian Highway
Morganton, GA
 
Appalachian Trailers Inc
(706) 258-6265
Appalachian Highway
Blue Ridge, GA
 
Toccoa Wilderness Ministries Inc
(706) 632-3554
8436 Aska Road
Blue Ridge, GA
 

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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