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Dick's Sporting Goods
(479) 646-8900
Fort Smith Pavillion
Fort Smith, AR
 
Gellco Outdoors
(479) 471-1166
703 East Pointer Trail
Van Buren, AR
 
Bullseye Precision
(479) 785-3500
2205 Midland Boulevard
Fort Smith, AR
 
Tim`s Pawn and Jewelry
(479) 709-9406
5520 Midland Boulevard
Fort Smith, AZ
 
Tackle Box
(479) 646-3193
3001 Zero Street
Fort Smith, AR
 
Swaim`s Saddle & Tack
(479) 474-9608
206 West Plumwood Road
Van Buren, AZ
 
Outdoor Living Center
(479) 471-0961
1716 Fayetteville Road
Van Buren, AR
 
Mackie`s One Stop
(479) 785-0377
3828 Midland Boulevard
Fort Smith, AZ
 
Paul`s Pawn
(479) 782-0465
1717 Midland Boulevard Apt 4
Fort Smith, AR
 
Bicycles Etc
(479) 783-4981
1500 Grand Avenue
Fort Smith, 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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