I understand some significant weight can be saved on lightweight ti skewers over standard xt skewers, and the cost is pretty low. Front skewer is unsprung weight too (on a hardtail) What do you run and trust?, there's no shortage of ti skewers on ebay.Read More »
My rear dropouts are 1cm thick on each side, so I need a rear skewer that can fit around a 155mm total dimension (std length fits the front just fine).
I tried HALO XL skewers, but they snapped on me using a properly calibrated torque wrench (using their 7ft/lb spec). I think it could be due to ... Read More »
Looking to shave some grams and spotted Ti bolts and skewers on this forum, haven't had a chance to weigh my steel bolts and skewers but how much would I shave replacing them with titanium?
Considering I'd be replacing stem, headset, brake bracket and rotor boltsRead More »
I think they used to not recommend it but, when I look at the pros bikes now they seem to use them. Todd Wells and I think Kulhavy have them on the bikes shown on Cyclingnews.com What do you guys think? Any reason not to? Not as stiff? Thanks!Read More »
Probably some of you weenies have been using this Taiwanese bolt on skewers.
Superlightweight at 31g! but what feedback can you give about them?
Are they strong enough for aggressive XC racing? Will the small alu bolts or the axle snap under power?
available at ebay if someone is interested...Read More »