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Dick's Sporting Goods
(404) 267-0200
3535 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(770) 521-1195
6440 North Point Parkway
Alpharetta, GA
 
Party Plus
(404) 351-9222
3141 Nifda Drive Southeast
Smyrna, GA
 
Sports Authority
(770) 955-6662
Akers Mill Square, 2963 Cobb Parkway
Atlanta, GA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, 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.

Fun Wheels Power Equipment
(770) 432-4537
2532 Austell Road Southwest
Marietta, GA
 
Future Stars Soccer Academy
P.O.Box 628 - 3000 Woodrow Way
Atlanta, GA
 
Tutor Time Child Care Learning Centers
(770) 319-9050
3620 South Cobb Drive Southeast
Smyrna, GA
 
Kyle Marine Products- LLC. Underwater Video Cameras
(770) 438-8476
3360 Creatwood Trail
Smyrna, GA
 
Backwoods Grocery Inc
(770) 612-8000
120 Interstate Pkw North
Atlanta, GA
 
Atlanta Cycling Inc
(770) 952-7731
4335 Cobb Parkway
Marietta, 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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