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Prescott Muffler Inc
(928) 445-0881
578 Miller Valley Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Prescott Pawn & Coin CO
(928) 445-9319
231 North Cortez Street
Prescott, AZ
 
Friendly Pines
(928) 445-2128
933 East Friendly Pines Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Certified Transmissions Inc
(928) 778-2231
1089 West Iron Springs Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Southwest Sounds & Cyclery
(928) 443-8996
116 North Montezuma Street
Prescott, AZ
 
Pine Summit
(602) 255-0402
800 East Wolf Creek Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Pawn Palace Prescott
(928) 717-2484
301 North Alarcon Street
Prescott, AZ
 
York - RV Service Sales & Rentals
(928) 445-7910
3197 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Arizona Church Conference Center
(928) 445-3499
1131 Country Club Drive
Prescott, AZ
 
JCPenney
(928) 778-1260
3200 Gateway Blvd
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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