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Old 08-29-02, 07:46 AM   #1
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Skewer Springs ?

Do they DO anything?

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Old 08-29-02, 08:06 AM   #2
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Are you talking about the spings or....what's in the animation?

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Old 08-29-02, 08:32 AM   #3
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I would say that they center the axle to make putting the wheel back on easier.
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Well,ACTUALLY, what they DO is keep the QR away from the ends of the axel so there is clearance for the wheel to go cleanly into the dropouts.Easy enough to observe the process.
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uh...what was the question?

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