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Dick's Sporting Goods
(913) 254-9196
North Ridge Plaza
Olathe, KS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(913) 661-0200
11801 Nall Avenue
Leawood, KS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(913) 432-3945
Merriam Town Center
Merriam, KS
 
Sports Authority
(913) 599-5627
Oak Park, 12014 W. 95th Street
Lenexa, KS
Services
Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(316) 682-6811
2057 North Rock Road
Wichita, KS
 
Catholic Soccer Camps
12561 Hemlock, Second Floor
Overland Park, KS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(816) 363-1198
Ward Parkway Mall
Kansas City, MO
 
Bass Pro Sports
(913) 254-5200
12051 Bass Pro Dr.
Olathe, KS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(316) 942-0910
4600 W. Kellogg Dr
Wichita, KS
 
Catholic Soccer Camps
12561 Hemlock, Second Floor
Overland Park, KS
 

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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