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Dick's Sporting Goods
(803) 324-2393
Manchester Village
Rock Hill, SC
 
Old Town Outfitters
(803) 324-9133
153 East White Street
Rock Hill, SC
 
Sports Authority
(704) 553-0096
Carolina Pavilion, 9567 South Boulevard
Charlotte, NC
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(803) 324-2393
Manchester Village
Rock Hill, SC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(843) 413-1321
Magnolia Mall
Florence, SC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 540-4750
9600 Pineville-Matthews Road
Pineville, NC
 
Old Town Outfitters
(803) 324-9133
153 E White st
Rock Hill, SC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(864) 595-9455
West Gate Mall
Spartanburg, SC
 
PC Soccer Camps
Clinton, SC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(864) 225-7252
140 Fritz Drive
Anderson, SC
 

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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