Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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Skewers are sold based on the over-locknut width (or dropout width) of the hub they fit ie. 126mm, 130mm, 135mm, etc. They're actually longer than that to account for the thickness of the dropouts. There's usually latitude to go 5 or o millimeters, so the same 135mm skewer may be used on both 135 and 130mm hubs, except some may stick out past the end of the nut.
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