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Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 273-1642
Fayette Mall
Lexington, KY
 
Foothills Soccer Academy
521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY
 
Phillip Gall''s Outdoor and Ski
(859) 266-0469
1555 New Circle Rd
Lexington, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 283-2702
Turfway Crossings
Florence, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 264-8800
Hamburg Pavilion
Lexington, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 264-8800
Hamburg Pavilion
Lexington, KY
 
Sugar Creek Resort
(859) 885-9359
5800 Sugar Creek Resort
Nicholasville, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 420-6400
Oxmoor Center
Louisville, KY
 
Foothills Soccer Academy
521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 273-1642
Fayette Mall
Lexington, KY
 

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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