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Jack Hyde Soccer Camp
Po Box 13129
Oakland , CA
 
Kirker Enterprises
(925)680-1542,(925)680-8537
1926 Contra Costa Boulevard Suite #101
Pleasant Hill, CA
 
Drag Free Enterprises
(925)939-3113 ,(925)939-3183
1924 Oak Park Boulevard
Pleasant Hill, CA
 
A Touch Of - Elegance
(925) 935-4440
2086 Pleasant Hill Road
Pleasant Hill, CA
 
Joe`s Custom Clubs & Repair
(925) 685-2524
75 Doray Drive
Pleasant Hill, CA
 
Sutton Soccer Camps
1916 Stanford St
Alameda, CA
 
Sunrise Mountain Sports
(925) 686-9740
15 Crescent Drive Suite B
Pleasant Hill, CA
 
Creative Sports
(925) 938-2255
1924 Oak Park Boulevard Suite C
Pleasant Hill, CA
 
Mike`s Bikes
(925) 671-9127
1150 Contra Costa Boulevard
Pleasant Hill, CA
 
Pleasant Hill Cyclery
(925) 676-2667
1494 Contra Costa Boulevard
Pleasant Hill, CA
 

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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