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Dick's Sporting Goods
(734) 332-6095
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Ann Arbor REI Store
(734) 827-1938
970 West Eisenhower Parkway
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Dick's Sporting Goods
(248) 596-3400
Fountain Walk Center
Novi, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(734) 332-6095
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University of Michigan Boys Soccer Camp
1931 Duffield St
Ann Arbor, MI
 
University of Michigan Boys Soccer Camp
1931 Duffield St
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(989) 793-3346
West Valley Shopping Center
Saginaw, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(586) 949-0760
50580 Waterside Drive
Chesterfield Twp, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(248) 608-9696
Winchester Mall
Rochester Hills, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(586) 254-2653
Northpointe Plaza
Utica, MI
 

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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