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Dick's Sporting Goods
(812) 288-2194
River Falls Mall
Clarksville, IN
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 499-9029
Stoneybrook Southe Shopping Center
Louisville, KY
Clarksville Schwinn & Fitness
(812) 948-2453
111 West Lewis & Clark Parkway
New Albany, IN
Ace Loan & Sporting Goods
(812) 944-3589
110 East Market Street
New Albany, IN
Chick`s Archery and Sports
(812) 945-0953
717 West Highway 131
Clarksville, IN
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 420-6400
Oxmoor Center
Louisville, KY
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 429-0776
3555 Springhurst Boulevard
Louisville, KY
Bill`s 5 Lakes
(812) 945-8803
4248 Reas Lane
New Albany, IN
Bass Pro Sports
(812) 218-5500
951 E. Lewis & Clark Pkwy.
Clarksville, IN
Mon - Sat 9:00 AM - 10:00 PMSun 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Dick`s Clothing & Sporting Goods
(765) 284-4891
951 East Lewis And Clark Parkway
Clarksville, IN

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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