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Old 04-09-10, 05:38 PM   #1
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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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Old 04-09-10, 08:26 PM   #2
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Look far to easy to take apart with a hex wrench...
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Old 04-09-10, 08:38 PM   #3
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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.

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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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Old 04-09-10, 09:34 PM   #4
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ok cool so you think it will work alright , phew

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Look far to easy to take apart with a hex wrench
the trick is that you need a penta-wrench
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Old 04-09-10, 10:18 PM   #5
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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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Old 04-09-10, 10:47 PM   #6
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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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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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