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Pueblo Sporting Goods
(719) 543-7755
703 West 9th Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Military Surplus Store
(719) 544-4533
206 South Union Avenue
Pueblo, CO
 
Great Divide Ski Bike & Hike
(719) 546-2453
400 North Santa Fe Avenue
Pueblo, CO
 
YMCA
(719) 543-5151
700 North Albany Avenue
Pueblo, CO
 
Bob`s Bicycles
(719) 543-8373
2625 North Elizabeth Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Johnson Sport & Ski
(719) 542-6012
315 Court Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Edge Ski Paddle & Pack
(719) 583-2021
107 North Union Avenue
Pueblo, CO
 
Next Skate Snowboard Surf
(719) 542-1636
622 North Main Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Arctic Shooting Supply
(719) 545-1800
411 West 6th Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Rjc Llc
(719) 545-9704
114 West 12th Street
Pueblo, CO
 

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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