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Who makes this elegant quick release?

Old 10-15-20, 08:51 PM
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Who makes this elegant quick release?

I saw this classy lever online, without any way to I.D.
Who made/makes it? Are they available somewhere? Are quick release levers generally interchangeable, so I could put these on my older pair of Ksyrium wheels?
Thanks for your knowledge
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Old 10-15-20, 09:05 PM
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I don't know who makes that but it does look cool. Only problem is that it appears to be an external cam quick release which is an inferior design that may be insufficiently strong to hold the wheels in place on a C&V bike (especially one with horizontal rear dropouts).
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Old 10-15-20, 09:14 PM
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Thanks davester. True enough, external cam. Though inferior for grit, external cams do look tough, imo.
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Old 10-15-20, 09:20 PM
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Have a pair but no markings and no recall of the brand, a bit like the earlier Weyless skewer but more svelte, I think they were an American brand FWIW (Not American Classic) wracking my brain does not help...nothing in there!
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Old 10-15-20, 10:32 PM
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Depending on age, it's either an Odyssey Svelte skewer or Sachs Svelte skewer. One brand either copied or bought out the other.
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Old 10-15-20, 11:13 PM
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Looking around online, I think you figured it out Brad L - thanks!
It appears they're no longer available.
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Rar...UAAOSwiKpfU-PU

a bit pricey, but it's start......
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