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U S Corporation of Engineers
(706) 595-6759
6489 Lincolnton Highway Northeast
Thomson, GA
 
Grand Rental Station
(706) 597-7368
507 East Hill Street
Thomson, GA
 
U S Corps of Engineers
(706) 541-0282
5886 Ridge Road
Appling, GA
 
Boots Bridles & Britches
(706) 855-4000
325 West Robinson Avenue
Grovetown, GA
 
Lazy Life Seats & Covers
(706) 863-7878
632 South Old Belair Road
Grovetown, GA
 
A & C Variety & Bike Center
(706) 595-3705
543 East Hill Street
Thomson, GA
 
Crackshot
(706)595-1758 , (706)595-1721
925 Augusta Road
Thomson, GA
 
Pollard`s Corner
(706) 541-0265
6007 Clarks Hill Road
Appling, GA
 
Old Frontier Horse Emporium
(706) 860-3273
211 West Robinson Avenue
Grovetown, GA
 
Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville, 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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