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Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 447-2886
Waterford Commons Plaza
Waterford, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 376-4141
Lisbon Landing
Lisbon, CT
 
Linex of Southern New England
(860) 437-8588
466 Colman Street
New London, CT
 
Arrow Paper Party Rental
(860) 442-4575
567 Colman Street
New London, CT
 
A W Marina
(860) 443-6076
178 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT
 
Youth Elite Soccer
Various Locations in CT
Connecticut, CT
 
Dick`s Sporting Goods
(860) 447-2886
915 Hartford Turnpike
New London, CT
 
American Truck Equipment
(860) 439-0030
958 Bank Street
New London, CT
 
Wayfarer Bicycle
(860) 443-8250
120 Ocean Avenue
New London, CT
 
Bailey & Staub Inc
(860) 442-5621
1 Bailey Circle
New London, CT
 

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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