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Dick's Sporting Goods
(623) 334-8366
Arrowhead Town Center
Glendale, AZ
 
Chelsea FC Soccer Camp
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ
 
Southwest Bicycles
(623) 412-3150
8155 West Bell Road Suite 116
Peoria, AZ
 
Golden Spoke Cyclery
(623) 931-8910
7558 West Thunderbird Road
Peoria, AZ
 
Pohle NV Center Inc
(623) 974-5859
9922 West Santa Fe Drive
Sun City, AZ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(623) 434-3388
2350 West Happy Valley Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 
GLAS Professional
(602) 843-0800
18783 North 83rd Avenue
Peoria, AZ
 
Owners Rental of Phoenix
(623) 247-3984
7482 West Port Au Prince Lane
Peoria, AZ
 
Campbell Mercantile
(623) 566-8928
9098 West Pinnacle Peak Road
Peoria, AZ
 
Bikers Edge Cycle & Fitness
(623) 486-8565
10545 North 83rd Avenue
Peoria, 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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