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Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 738-8322
Christiana Center
Newark, DE
 
Csgr-Portable Power
(302) 328-7575
460 School Lane
New Castle, DE
 
Mimi`s Toys & Bicycles
(302) 328-0846
Hares Corner Farmers
New Castle, DE
 
Park Place Partners I LLC
(302) 995-9000
8 Nebraska Road
Wilmington, DE
 
The Perfect Swing
(302)633-9068,(302)633-1618
484 Greenwood Drive
Wilmington, DE
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 477-9577
Brandywine Towne Center
Wilmington, DE
 
Shooters Supply
(302) 328-6242
148 South Dupont Highway
New Castle, DE
 
YWCA
(302) 658-7161
233 King Street
Wilmington, DE
 
Slicers Sporting
(302) 994-9537
4101 Old Capitol Trl
Wilmington, DE
 
Slicer`s Camping Trailers
(302) 994-9537
4101 Old Capitol Trail
Wilmington, DE
 

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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