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(I apologize in advance if this has been discussed before, but I could not find any threads about it in my searching.)

when i ride long descents or just brake a lot, I find that my front QR slips, causing the brakes to come out of alignment. I can hear the axle chattering in the dropout as well. I have tried tightening the skewer HARD but it still manages to wiggle loose. I have read in a few places that this can be a problem and I am wondering what solutions exist. here's my setup:

Redline Monocog 26
Surly 1x1 fork
Redline hub with alu cones
Clix QR
Avid BB7

I found a spare XT skewer to try to see if it works any better.
 

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Those types of QR are often found on hybrid bikes. They absolutely suck. Put the XT on and you will not have any more issues.
 

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I found the Clix skewer as a spare at the shop and I thought it seemed like a cool design. I guess it's not as useful as it looks.
 

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Berkley said:
It's designed for people who can't handle the complexity of a standard quick release. They mostly suck.
I couldn't believe it that they came stock on a bunch of Treks a couple of years ago. What a joke!
 

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frdfandc said:
Those types of QR are often found on hybrid bikes. They absolutely suck. Put the XT on and you will not have any more issues.
Any shimano Deore+UP is the same as far as the cam mechanism...just sayin ;)
Best QRs available IMO
FWIW, Run all XTs, but that's just by default because of the hubs.
 
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