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Gamemasters
(217) 221-9300
5100 Broadway Street
Quincy, IL
 
Mutual Wheel CO
(217) 228-3360
4729 Broadway Street
Quincy, IL
 
JCPenney
(217) 228-3000
3203 Broadway
Quincy, IL
 
Predmore Motors & RV Sales Inc
(217) 222-7055
1404 North 26th Streetc
Quincy, IL
 
Ace Hardware-Merkel`s
(217) 223-2400
1724 Spring St
Quincy, IL
 
Valley View Park
(217) 222-7229
2300 Bonansinga Drive
Quincy, IL
 
Gunfun
(217) 222-2667
2408 Cherry Street
Quincy, IL
 
Hole in One Travel Card
(217) 222-5301
117 South 10th Street
Quincy, IL
 
Cross Country Trailer Center
(217) 223-2025
3501 State Street
Quincy, IL
 
Wiemelt`s Service Station
(217) 222-4963
1139 North 4th Street
Quincy, IL
 

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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