Skate Equipment Springfield OR

This page provides useful content and local businesses that give access to Skate Equipment in Springfield, OR. You will find helpful, informative articles about Skate Equipment, including "Preventing Loose Frame Bolts on Inline Skates". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Springfield, OR that will answer all of your questions about Skate Equipment.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(541) 344-9622
Delta Oaks
Eugene, OR
 
Oregon River Sports
(541) 334-0696
3400 Franklin Blvd
Eugene, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 285-5040
1140 N. Hayden Meadow Drive
Portland, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 547-2904
Crossroads Shopping Center
Hillsboro, OR
 
Goal-Line Soccer Clinics
PO Box 1642
Corvallis, OR
 
Sports Authority
(541) 342-2066
Valley River Center, 245 Valley River Center
Eugene, OR
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Eugene REI Store
(541) 465-1800
306 Lawrence St
Eugene, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 635-3800
Meridian Square
Lake Oswego, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 598-3081
9402 SW Washington Sq Rd
Tigard, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 363-4860
275 Lancaster Drive, NE
Salem, OR
 

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Inline Planet