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Dick's Sporting Goods
(608) 241-2764
350 East Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
The Paddlin'' Shop
(608) 284-0300
202 S. Dickinson St. #2
Madison, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(262) 697-5764
9899 76th Street
Kenosha, WI
 
Milwaukee Soccer Academy
P.O. Box 11622
Milwaukee, WI
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods
(920) 954-9266
4350 Greenville Drive
Appleton, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(608) 829-1313
237 West Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
Madison REI Store
(608) 833-6680
7483 W Towne Way
Madison, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(608) 829-1313
237 West Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(608) 241-2764
350 East Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(262) 554-8117
Southland Center
Racine, WI
 

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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