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Abbott`s Outdoors
(765) 448-1108
2522 Kossuth Street
Lafayette, IN
 
Best Prices Anywhere on Cutco Cutlery & Cookware
(765) 477-2267
3175 Pheasant Run Drive Suite 130
Lafayette, IN
 
KRC Refinishing
(317)491-2905, (317)838-9960
7623 US Hwy 231 South
Lafayette, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(260) 470-4224
256 Coliseum Blvd
Ft. Wayne, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(812) 335-1377
College Mall
Bloomington, IN
 
Hodson`s Bay Company
(765)743-3506IN
360 Brown Street Pier 14
West Lafayette, IN
 
Country Crafts & Things Little Blue Store - Lafayette
(765) 742-8982
1307 North 13th
Lafayette, IN
 
Hilltop Archery Pro-Shop
(765) 275-2249
9581 North State Road 25
Wingate, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(574) 243-4789
Princess City
Mishawaka, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 882-1079
Greenwood Park Mall
Greenwood, 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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