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Dick's Sporting Goods
(318) 797-9110
7543 Youree Drive
Shreveport, LA
 
Bass Pro Sports
(318) 549-8800
100 Bass Pro Drive
Bossier City, LA
Hours
Mon - Sat 9:00 AM - 10:00 PMSun 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Dick's Sporting Goods
(225) 766-9100
9330 Mall Of Lousianna Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Academy
(318) 483-3920
3205 S MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA
 
Sports Authority
(504) 734-7271
Elmwood Shopping Center, 5151 Citrus Boulevard, Suite C
Harahan, LA
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.

Academy
(318) 682-4660
140 Bert Kouns IND Loop (at I-49)
Shreveport, LA
 
Academy
(318) 759-1300
2801 Beene Blvd.
Bossier City, LA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(318) 797-9110
7543 Youree Drive
Shreveport, LA
 
Academy
(318) 682-4660
140 Bert Kouns IND Loop (at I-49)
Shreveport, LA
 
Academy
(337) 562-4000
3401 Derek Dr (in the Power Center at Hwy 14 in 210 Loop)
Lake Charles, LA
 

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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