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Old 09-30-05, 11:19 AM   #1
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Skewers

Hey everybody! I am looking for a set of light skewers (by which I meand 100 g and lighter). I have a full suspension 33 pound bike and need strong skewers. I have read that some skewers are not designed for suspension bikes, is this true?

At this time I am looking at Salsa, Hope, Sette Ti or Suspension, Kore Elite and TUNE AC16+17.
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Old 09-30-05, 04:29 PM   #2
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Hey everybody! I am looking for a set of light skewers (by which I meand 100 g and lighter). I have a full suspension 33 pound bike and need strong skewers. I have read that some skewers are not designed for suspension bikes, is this true?

At this time I am looking at Salsa, Hope, Sette Ti or Suspension, Kore Elite and TUNE AC16+17.
Well the not designed for a suspension bike part is BS. However you'll want to read this article before you buy any of those fancy schmancy skewers
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/skewers.html
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Thanks Raiyn, I've read the article before, very useful information - just as usual from Sheldon Brown. I'm still not sure about the skewers, but I might just go with Sette - a reasonable price and a low weight (considering that my skewers weigh 130g compared to Sette at 101g).
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