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Washington Soccer School
(206) 547-6866
University of Washington Athletic Facilities
Seattle, WA
 
Pacific Coast Soccer Camps
10402 51Sst Pl W
Mukilteo, WA
 
Moss Bay Rowing and Kayaking Center
(206) 682-2031
1001 Fairview Avenue North #1900
Seattle, WA
 
Sports Authority
(206) 838-7783
Northgate North Shopping Center, 328 N.E. Northgate Way
Seattle, WA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Seattle Raft & Kayak
(206) 528-1700
7777 62nd Ave NE, Bldg 11
Seattle, WA
 
OSA Soccer Academy LLC
83 Columbia Street #306
Seattle, WA
 
Olympic Outdoor Center
(360) 697-6095
18971 Front Street
Poulsbo, WA
 
Northwest Outdoor Center on Lake Union
(800) 683-0637
2100 Westlake Ave N Suite 1
Seattle, WA
 
Seattle Flagship REI Store
(206) 223-1944
222 Yale Ave N
Seattle, WA
 
Sports Authority
(425) 712-0900
Lynnwood Square, 19800 44th Avenue West
Lynnwood, WA
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

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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