Old 07-19-14, 03:55 PM
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Sullalto
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Thanks y'all.

Originally Posted by prathmann View Post
The springs just help to hold the skewer centered in the axle for convenient positioning when you remount the wheel. But why did you completely unscrew the skewer and therefore drop a spring just to change a tube?
It never occurred to me to leave it on. I also have gimpy wrists, so I like to have things at a chosen height when working on them. Being able to take the rear wheel off easily is also sort of celebratory after my last bike being an IGH. Have to deal with rack and fenders, too.
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