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    Attitude anti theft skewers

    ok so i just got some bike attitude anti theft skewers
    has anyone used these?
    When im holding them i dont need the special key to take them apart

    is it just me or are these useless or do they only work when on your bike?

    i cant find them on the internet :S
    EDIT: pictures yay... and i take back them being plastic



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    Look far to easy to take apart with a hex wrench...

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    When you put them on your bike, you'll have to tighten them. I'm guessing
    you won't be able to turn them with your hands anymore.

    Quote Originally Posted by chico1st View Post
    ok so i just got some bike attitude anti theft skewers
    has anyone used these?
    When im holding them i dont need the special key to take them apart

    is it just me or are these useless or do they only work when on your bike?

    i cant find them on the internet :S
    EDIT: pictures yay... and i take back them being plastic




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    ok cool so you think it will work alright , phew

    Look far to easy to take apart with a hex wrench
    the trick is that you need a penta-wrench

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    I would probably use these so I didn't have to carry a special tool.

    http://aebike.com/page.cfm?action=de...=30&SKU=QR1497

    They work like a quick release, but have a gravity actuated lock that will only release if you flip the bike upside down.
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    but have a gravity actuated lock
    that would have been cool! but I have these now
    im suprised by how cheap those are too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by c_m_shooter View Post
    They work like a quick release, but have a gravity actuated lock that will only release if you flip the bike upside down.
    This assumes thieves are too stupid to Google. "This is our anti-theft device. This is how to defeat it." Right there on the interwebs. Sillyness. But there's a sucker born every minute…
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    how do you flip a properly locked bike frame upside down?

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