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McCoy Outdoors
(251) 473-1080
3498 Springhill Avenue
Mobile, AL
 
Fairhope Boat Co, Inc.
(251) 928-3417
702 N. Section Street
Fairhope, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(334) 671-1370
4601 Montgomery Hwy
Dothan, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(256) 881-3212
2718 Carl T Jones
Huntsville, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(205) 909-1400
Patton Creek
Hoover, AL
 
Academy
(251) 380-5340
3725 Airport Blvd (in the Mobile Festival Centre)
Mobile, AL
 
Middle Bay Outfitters
(334) 928-2231
231 Fairhope Ave
Fairhope, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(256) 760-4211
Cox Creek Plaza
Florence, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(334) 749-8123
2718 Enterprise Drive
Opelika, AL
 
Paul Harbin's UAB Girls Soccer
423 Woodland Drive
Birmingham, AL
 

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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