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Dick's Sporting Goods
(757) 249-2140
Patrick Henry Mall
Newport News, VA
 
John Daly Soccer Camp
Box 399
Williamsburg, VA
 
Sports Authority
(757) 826-5033
2106 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Bay Trails Outfitters
(804) 725-0626
Rt. 609, Box 6500
Onemo, VA
 
Soccer Academy Inc, Team Camps
St Margarets School
Tappahanock, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(757) 258-3364
The Marquis
Williamsburg, VA
 
Appomattox River Company
(757) 890-0500
211 Village Avenue
Yorktown, VA
 
Bass Pro Sports
(757) 262-5200
1972 Power Plant Parkway
Hampton, VA
Hours
Mon - Sat 9:00 AM - 9:00 PMSun 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Dick's Sporting Goods
(434) 832-5666
Wards Crossing
Lynchburg, VA
 
Richmond Kickers
2001 Maywill Street Suite 203
Richmond, VA
 

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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