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Richmond Kickers
2001 Maywill Street Suite 203
Richmond, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(804) 253-0800
9204 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(804) 639-1107
Hancock Village
West Chesterfield, VA
 
Appomattox River Company
(804) 897-1556
14213 Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(804) 253-0800
9204 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(804) 897-5299
Chesterfield Plaza
Richmond, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(804) 360-8165
Short Pump Mall
Richmond, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(804) 261-1853
Creeks at Virginia Center
Glen Allen, VA
 
Bass Pro Sports
(804) 496-4700
11550 Lakeridge Parkway
Ashland, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat 9:00 am - 9:00pmSun 10:00am - 7:00 pm

Hokie Soccer Experience at Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
 

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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