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Chelsea FC Soccer Camp
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ
Dick's Sporting Goods
(623) 334-8366
Arrowhead Town Center
Glendale, AZ
Spokesman Bicycle Shop
(480) 342-9200
29605 North Cave Creek Road
Paradise Valley, AZ
Scottsdale Flyfishing CO
(480) 368-9280
10050 North Scottsdale Road Suite 101
Paradise Valley, AZ
Bear Arms
(480) 998-2727
10269 North Scottsdale Road
Paradise Valley, AZ
Dick's Sporting Goods
(480) 615-2748
Fiesta Mall
Mesa, AZ
Dick's Sporting Goods
(623) 434-3388
2350 West Happy Valley Rd
Phoenix, AZ
All About Tennis
(480) 946-7707
10245 North Scottsdale Road
Paradise Valley, AZ
Landis Cyclery
(480) 948-9280
10417 North Scottsdale Road
Paradise Valley, AZ
Waterdog Willy`s
(602) 867-0314
18617 North Cave Creek Road
Paradise Valley, AZ

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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