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Dick's Sporting Goods
(912) 262-2433
Glynn Isles Market
Brunswick, GA
 
Second Amendment Firearms Emporium
(912) 638-7255
107 Marina Drive
Saint Simons Island, GA
 
Monkeywrench Bicycles
(912) 634-5551
1700 Frederica Road
Saint Simons Island, GA
 
Glynn County Government - Recreation & Parks- Blyth Island Park
(912) 261-3805
6616 Blythe Island Highway
Brunswickq, GA
 
Flamingo`s the Party Store
(912) 262-9622
1523 Glynn Avenue
Brunswick, GA
 
Orvis Bedford Sportsman South
(912) 638-5454
3405 Frederica Road
Saint Simons Island, GA
 
St Simons Beachwear
(912) 638-5029
401 Mallory Street
Saint Simons Island, GA
 
Benjy`s Bike Shop
(912) 638-6766
130 Retreat Plaza
Saint Simons Island, GA
 
Altamaha Regional Park
(912) 264-2342
Highway 341 North
Brunswick, GA
 
Golden Isles Vacation Park
(912) 261-1025
7445 Blythe Island Highway
Brunswick, GA
 

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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