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Old 01-19-08, 05:28 PM   #1
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front XTR hub pulling loose?..............

a few months ago i replaced my front wheel. the hub is an XTR 960. today i confirmed that the front wheel pulls loose slightly...when i release the skewer the forks drop in slightly.

i've never noticed this with any other hub....is the solution as simple as tightening the skewer a bit more?

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The solution is to always do up the QR with the front wheel on the ground and the weight of the bike over it.
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The solution is to always do up the QR with the front wheel on the ground and the weight of the bike over it.

thanx i never would have figured that one out !

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