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05-11-21, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Gresp15C

Indeed, I think we're agreeing here. I no longer...

Indeed, I think we're agreeing here. I no longer have the link, but the numbers were something like a dozen or so front wheel detachment crashes per year, from both nutted and QR wheels. This was...
05-11-21, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Gresp15C

That's what happens when you get engineers...

That's what happens when you get engineers involved. Everybody suspected that front wheel detachment was caused by user error. It was happening on both QR and nutted wheels. But they couldn't prove...
05-10-21, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Gresp15C

The clips are actually quite easy to use, but...

The clips are actually quite easy to use, but require a slightly different lock nut design with a shoulder machined into it. Once the wheel is in there, you just rotate the clips and they snap into...
05-10-21, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Gresp15C

Should the nuts be tightened with a flat facing...

Should the nuts be tightened with a flat facing forward, or one of the points? ;)
05-10-21, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Gresp15C

Brilando invented the clips. At the time, bike...

Brilando invented the clips. At the time, bike makers were working on a variety of "secondary retention" mechanisms for both QR and nutted axles. This was in response to known cases of front wheel...
05-09-21, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Gresp15C

Okay, QR levers, fine. But what we really need to...

Okay, QR levers, fine. But what we really need to discuss is which way the Brilando clips are supposed to point... ;)...
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