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Golden Eagle Soccer Academy
(479) 524-7305
Siloam Springs, AR
 
Protrucks
(479) 524-0111
2021 East Main Street
Siloam Springs, AR
 
Krein Knives
(479) 736-3444
337 East Main
Gentry, AR
 
Swain`s RV Supplies-Service-Repairs
(479) 824-5202
Highway 62 East
Lincoln, AZ
 
I-Deal Sales & Closeouts
(479) 846-2535
408 North Pittman Street
Prairie Grove, AR
 
West Siloam Pawn
(918) 422-5013
West Highway 412
Siloam Springs, AR
 
Zebra International Inc
(479) 524-3250
2000 South Lincoln Street
Siloam Springs, AR
 
Rocking H Horseshoeing
(479) 824-4414
14130 Sugar Hill Cutoff
Lincoln, AR
 
Castle Rental & Pawn
(479) 795-1717
1653 East Centerton Boulevard
Centerton, AR
 
University of Arkansas Razorback Soccer Camp
(479) 575-4808
Christine Liberto: Bev Lewis Center, P.O Box 7777
Fayetteville, AR
 

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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