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Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 420-6400
Oxmoor Center
Louisville, KY
 
River City Canoe & Kayak
(843) 298-4599
814 Cherokee Road
Louisville, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 420-6400
Oxmoor Center
Louisville, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 273-1642
Fayette Mall
Lexington, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 499-9029
Stoneybrook Southe Shopping Center
Louisville, KY
 
Bardstown Road Bicycle CO
(502) 485-9795
1051 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 283-2702
Turfway Crossings
Florence, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 264-8800
Hamburg Pavilion
Lexington, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 429-0776
3555 Springhurst Boulevard
Louisville, KY
 
Foothills Soccer Academy
521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY
 

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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