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JC Penney
(765) 473-3031
22 Broadway Plaza
Peru, IN
 
JCPenney
(765) 662-2537
1129 N Baldwin Ave Ste 200
Marion, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 839-4803
Metropolis
Plainfield, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 776-1687
13157 Norell Lane
Noblesville, IN
 
Indiana Soccer Camps For Girls
Bloomington, IN
 
Curfman`s Cyclery & Fitness
(765) 662-6068
426 North Washington Street
Marion, IN
 
Grand Rental Station U Store
(260) 356-7368
1621 South Jefferson Street
Huntington, IN
 
Fort Wayne Fever
Po Box 373
New Haven, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 882-1079
Greenwood Park Mall
Greenwood, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(574) 243-4789
Princess City
Mishawaka, IN
 

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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