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Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 648-4044
179 Pavilion Dr.
Manchester, CT
 
Nassiff`s for Sports
(860) 450-7090
745 Main Street
Willimantic, CT
 
Wilderness Lake
(860) 684-6352
150 Village Hill Road
Willington, CT
 
Hungerford House
(860) 228-3219
Erdoni Road
Columbia, CT
 
Water Hole Custom Leather Inc
(860) 875-9561
224 Hartford Turnpike
Tolland, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 376-4141
Lisbon Landing
Lisbon, CT
 
Alternative Spoke
(860) 487-6100
15 Phelps Way
Willington, CT
 
Discovery Zone Learning Center
(860) 228-8885
187 Route 66 East
Columbia, CT
 
S & D RV Service Co
(860) 228-2278
168A Route 66 East
Columbiac, CT
 
Center Sports Archery
(860) 228-1666
3 Orlando Drive
Columbia, CT
 

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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