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Southwest Sounds & Cyclery
(928) 443-8996
116 North Montezuma Street
Prescott, AZ
 
United Christian Youth
(928) 445-0391
1400 Paradise Valley Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Davidson`s
(928) 776-8055
6100 Wilkinson Drive
Prescott, AZ
 
JCPenney
(928) 778-1260
3200 Gateway Blvd
Prescott, AZ
 
Whispering Pines
(928) 445-1478
Groom Creek Pines
Prescott, AZ
 
Prescott Neighborhood Vehicles
(928) 445-2834
826 Miller Valley Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Pine Summit
(602) 255-0402
800 East Wolf Creek Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Iron Clad Bicycles
(928) 776-1755
White Spar
Prescott, AZ
 
Prescott Muffler Inc
(928) 445-0881
578 Miller Valley Road
Prescott, AZ
 
High Gear Bicycles
(928) 445-0636
237 North Mount Vernon Avenue
Prescott, 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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