Nuke Proof Skewers Skewer

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Nuke Proof Skewers

User Reviews (7)

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Brian Miller   cross-country rider [Jul 25, 1997]

I just put bought a new wheel set (mavic 217 rims and Nuke proof bombshell hubs) and put the Nuke Proof Titanium Skewers on. They are extremely like and work great. YOu might think they loosen up or catch stuff but they don't. AWSOME

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5
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mike eder   Cross Country Rider [Mar 15, 2000]
Strength:

light, industrial-minimalist look, clamps down adequately

Weakness:

digs into ungloved fingers when being removed or tightened

The skewers do a good job of clamping down on the drop outs, they also have a very unique look due to their minimalist design. They in no way scream out for attention like some other manufacturers' stuff. (That's not necessarily a bad thing, it's just different.) The front is a little tricky to tighten on to my atom bomb fork, or any suspension fork for that matter. Also the really narrow levers dig into my fingers whenever I need to remove or tighten them. However the price is better than any other titanium skewers out there, therefore they are worth the money.

Similar Products Used: shimano, paul components
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3
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4
Mark Stewart   Weekend Warrior [Jun 21, 1999]

Good skewers. They really tighten up well for twisties. I have to agree that they should have kept suspension forks in mind when they designed 'em. Me? I got creative and bent it out just enough to clear. Four because of that.

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4
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Matthew   Cross-Country Rider [Jun 02, 1999]
Strength:

Very light, elegent design, trick lookin'

Weakness:

Expensive

A very nice, but hardly essential, addition to my custom titanium bike. I probably wouldn't have bought them for myself because of the price (they were a gift), but I absolutely love them now that I have them! VERY easy to use... if you can't figure them out, you probably shouldn't be riding a bike.

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5
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Phil Blum   cross-country rider [Dec 11, 1996]

These skewers are light, easy to use and look great, especially with a titanium bike! Well worth the $49.

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5
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Mike Novak   cross-country rider [Aug 27, 1996]

These dudes are light, trick, look good - and hard to use. Cinching them down is a two-handed operation when used with the Judy SL. Likewise, when taking the tire off. A little friction tape on the nut end helps. So does grease. Be sure to cut off excess length and file the end - can be like the hubs on James Bond's Aston Martin if left sharp. Overall, nice minimalist touch and light weight outdistance ease of use.

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4
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BUZZ SNYDER   racer [Mar 16, 1997]

THESE SKEWERS ARE VERY TRICK LOOKING AND ARE RELATIVELY CHEAP. THEY HOWEVER ARE DESIGNED WITH FASHION IN MIND. WHEN YOU BEGIN TO TIGHTEN THE FRONT ONE YOU WILL SOON REALIZE THAT THE LEVER SMACKS RIGHT IN TO THE FORK LEG. THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE PAIN IN THE ASS. THEY ARE COOL FOR ROAD BIKES, BUT NOT FOR MTB'S.

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2
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