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Four States RV Sales
(870) 779-8052
1120 Realtor Avenue
Texarkana, AR
 
Pawn Express
(870) 773-7207
1804 North State Line Avenue
Texarkana, AR
 
Bucks & Ducks
(870) 773-4725
1125 Highway 71 South
Texarkana, AR
 
4 States Sporting Goods
(870) 898-5022
380 Keller Street
Ashdown, AR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(479) 646-8900
Fort Smith Pavillion
Fort Smith, AR
 
Roy`s Pawn Shop
(870) 773-0558
905 East Street
Texarkana, AZ
 
Piney Woods Trading Post
(870) 774-1586
1621 Hilltop Street
Texarkana, AR
 
Woodruff Pawn Shop
(870) 773-1624
1703 Dudley Street
Texarkana, AZ
 
Little River Pawn Shop
(870) 898-6633
961 South Locust Street
Ashdown, AR
 
Golden Eagle Soccer Academy
(479) 524-7305
Siloam Springs, AR
 

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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