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Dick's Sporting Goods
(334) 749-8123
2718 Enterprise Drive
Opelika, AL
 
Rooseveltstablescom
(706) 628-7463
1063 Group Camp Road
Pine Mountain, GA
 
West GA Sportsman Warehouse
(706) 845-1004
105 Sage Commercial Drive
Lagrange, GA
 
S & S Carts
(706) 882-2278
1940 Roanoke Road
Lagrange, GA
 
Edge Lures Inc
(706) 882-5454
1780 South State Line Road
Lagrange, GA
 
Grasshoppers
(706) 643-1661
7095 Westpoint Road
West Point, GA
 
Dudley`s Outdoors
(706) 885-0999
2479 West Point Road
Lagrange, GA
 
Southern Cart Services
(706) 812-1515
3152 West Point Road
Lagrange, GA
 
Barnes Brothers Body Shop
(706) 882-2967
1409 New Franklin Road
Lagrange, GA
 
Golden`s Bicycle Shop
(706) 884-2420
101 Harwell Avenue
Lagrange, 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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