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Old 09-02-12, 09:20 AM   #1
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Skewer size for 2005 Trek 520 ?

Dear Cyclists,

I'd like to replace my quick release skewers on my trek 520 with something more secure, now that I am commuting on it.

Please advise: can I use road skewers, or MTB skewers?

Thank you for your help!
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Old 09-02-12, 10:26 AM   #2
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If it has the Deore LX hubs you need MTB skewers.
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Old 09-02-12, 10:27 AM   #3
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My initial reply was going to be 135mm Now I am thinking 130mm. You really need to measure the skewers you have now. Whats up with your current ones that they don't feel secure to use?
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This is just a passing note on this. Halo has some sort of "locking skewers" that are a little hard to find. But, some are available in longer lengths.
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Old 09-03-12, 12:02 AM   #5
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An allen wrench skewer 100/135 set works for me..
Adding security thru a little bit of inconvenience.

even if 130 wheel 5mm is insignificant, just a skosh may stick out one side.
saw it shorter, or use the extra length, for the hitch mount, to tow a trailer

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