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Dick's Sporting Goods
(716) 833-4761
281 Meyer Road
Amherst, NY
 
Paths Peaks & Paddles, Inc.
(716) 213-0350
1000 Ellicott Creek Rd.
Tonawanda, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(914) 328-3487
The Source
White Plains, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 227-3730
Greece Ridge Center
Rochester, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(631) 265-2987
Smith Haven Mall
Lake Grove, NY
 
Z-Tech Auto Care
(716) 297-5730
9635 Niagara Falls Boulevard
Niagara Falls, NJ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 223-1530
Cobblestone Court
Victor, NY
 
Mickey Kydes Soccer Pro Soccer Camp
49 Clinton Ave.
Dobbs Ferry, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(607) 797-5220
Town Square Mall
Vestal, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(315) 786-8681
Salmon Run Mall
Watertown, NY
 

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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