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Dick's Sporting Goods
(520) 742-0792
11935 N. Oracle Road
Oro Valley, AZ
 
Popular Outdoor Outfitters
(520) 290-1644
Broadway
Tucson, AZ
 
Engine Installations of America
(520) 791-9100
2565 North Tuttle Avenue
Tucson, AZ
 
Fair Wheel Bikes
(520) 884-9018
1110 East 6th Street
Tucson, AZ
 
Bargain Basement Bikes - Main Store
(520) 624-9673
428 North Fremont Avenue
Tucson, AZ
 
JCPenney
(520) 293-8100
4530 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ
 
YMCA - Lohse Family Branch
(520) 623-5200
60 West Alameda Street
Tucson, AZ
 
Oasis R V Center Inc
(520) 889-6361
2111 East Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ
 
Camping World
(520) 294-3222
3220 East Irvington Road
Tucson, CA
 
R & R Bicycle
(520) 795-1099
2830 North Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ
 

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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