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Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 872-1080
1062 Ridge Road
Webster, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 697-7400
Marketplace Mall
Rochester, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 227-3730
Greece Ridge Center
Rochester, NY
 
Erie Canal Boat Company, Inc.
(585) 748-2628
61 Sturbridge Lane
Pittsford, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(716) 821-1616
Quaker Crossing
Orchard Park, NY
 
University of Rochester Soccer School
(585) 276-5105
460 Oak Street
Rochester, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 223-1530
Cobblestone Court
Victor, NY
 
BayCreek Paddling Center
(585) 288-2830
1099 Empire Blvd
Rochester, NY
 
Braddock Bay Paddlesports
(585) 392-2628
416 Manitou Road
Hilton, NY
 
University of Rochester Soccer School
(585) 276-5105
460 Oak Street
Rochester, 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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