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Future Stars Soccer Academy
P.O.Box 628 - 3000 Woodrow Way
Atlanta, GA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(770) 466-1333
4040 Atlanta Highway
Loganville, GA
 
Stone Mountain Tennis Center
(770) 413-5288
5525 Bermuda Road
Stone Mountain, GA
 
Bombardier NEV of Specialty Car Company
(770) 723-0361
1545 Mountain Industrial
Stone Mountain, GA
 
Ravi`s Food Mart
(770) 482-7632
7705 Covington Hwy
Lithonia, GA
 
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
 
Lincoln Tennis Center
(770) 465-3340
5525 Bermuda Rd S*w
Stone Mountain, GA
 
Childtime Learning Centers
(770) 498-4680
501 Ridge Avenue
Stone Mountain, GA
 
YMCA of Metro Atlanta - Bransby Outdoor YMCA Center at Rock Chapel
(770) 484-9622
1185 Rock Chapel Road
Lithonia, 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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