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Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 855-1459
2305 Gallatin Pike
Madison, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 773-6160
401South Mt. Juliet Rd
Mt. Juliet, TN
 
River Sports Outfitters
(615) 356-5230
73 White Bridge Road Suite G4
Nashville, TN
 
Brentwood REI Store
(615) 376-4248
261 Franklin Rd
Brentwood, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(901) 737-2216
7766 Polo Grounds Blvd
Memphis, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 778-0595
2000 Mallory Lane
Franklin, TN
 
Bass Pro Sports
(615) 514-5200
323 Opry Mills Dr.
Nashville, TN
Hours
Mon - Sat 9:00 AM - 9:00 PMSun 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Academy
(615) 855-6900
2350 Gallatin Pike North (1 mile north of Rivergate Mall)
Madison, TN
 
Academy
(615) 435-8341
1915 Mallory Ln (across from Cool Springs Galleria)
Franklin, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 778-0595
2000 Mallory Lane
Franklin, TN
 

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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