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05-11-21, 09:34 AM
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Posted By 79pmooney

If you ride with others, that rear facing QR...

If you ride with others, that rear facing QR lever can come in contact witha nother's front wheel. Won't be pretty for them and they might open it, jamming your rear wheel. (See my post at the...
05-11-21, 09:20 AM
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Posted By 79pmooney

Not true. Whether the flats are vertical at the...

Not true. Whether the flats are vertical at the sides or horizontal at the top make a huge difference. And being askew and neither? Just plain wrong!! If you don't pay close attention to this key...
05-09-21, 10:25 AM
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Posted By 79pmooney

On all my bikes, I can rotate that lever about 30...

On all my bikes, I can rotate that lever about 30 degrees back so the tip is between the fender stays and the fork. With modern curved levers, I can see daylight between the fork and lever with the...
05-08-21, 10:08 PM
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Posted By 79pmooney

A point I forgot in my post above - I said that...

A point I forgot in my post above - I said that the "good" QRs are the asymmetric ones. What I didn't say is that a few decades ago (I'm not sure exactly when; late '80s?) Shimano came up with a...
05-08-21, 04:42 PM
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Posted By 79pmooney

A couple of comments. 1) Tradition is that the...

A couple of comments. 1) Tradition is that the QR lever is always on the left side (NDS) of the bike. This picture shows it on the right. (Many of us right-handers dismount on the left side, so...
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