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Sports Authority
(775) 828-1234
Firecreek Crossing, 4813 Keitzke Lane
Reno, NV
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Reno REI Store
(775) 828-9090
2225 Harvard Way
Reno, NV
Sports Authority
(775) 829-1700
Meadowood Mall, 5353 Meadowood Mall Circle
Reno, NV
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(702) 855-5000
1308 West Sunset Road
Henderson, NV
Dri-Slide Pacific Sales Inc
(702) 367-1505
4084 Schiff Drive
Las Vegas, NV
Wild Sierra Adventures
(866) 323-8928
254 W First St
Reno, NV
Kayaks Etc.
424 S. Rock Blvd.
Sparks, NV
Cope & McPhetres Marine
(775) 786-7071
2615 Mill Street
Reno, NV
Great Basin Sports
(775) 782-5657
1681-B Hwy 395
Minden, NV
Kayaks Etc.
424 S. Rock Blvd.
Sparks, NV

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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