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Lexington Pines Mobile Home & RV Resort
(928) 428-7570
1535 West Thatcher Boulevard Ofc
Safford, AZ
 
Gila Outdoor
(928) 348-0710
408 West Main Street
Safford, AZ
 
Essence of Tranquility
(928) 428-9312
6074 South Lebanon Loop Road
Safford, AZ
 
Big Boy`s Toys
(928) 428-7465
2598 West USHighway 70
Thatcher, AZ
 
Aguilar Ronnie
(928) 428-8040
2957 South Robinson Avenue
Thatcher, AZ
 
Safford Ranch Mobile Home Park
(928) 428-3828
3201 East USHighway 70
Safford, AZ
 
Cycle Path
(928) 428-4666
726 South 6th Avenue
Safford, AZ
 
Swings & Things Sports Park
(928) 348-8333
380 East Entertainment Avenue
Safford, AZ
 
Red Lamp Mobile Home Park
(928) 428-3382
3341 West Main Street
Thatcher, AZ
 
Aastro Transmission & Auto Repair
(520) 325-5500
5302 East Speedway Boulevard
Central, AZ
 

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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