Stolen Wheel

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1Rowdy1
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Stolen Wheel

Postby 1Rowdy1 » Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:06 pm

Not sure if this is ok to post here.

Some person (I use the turn loosely) decided that they wanted my front wheel from my hybird while I was in the supermarket, bike was locked but the front wheel was not, so I guess I asked for it, they just undone the QR, wheel is just a cheapie and the tyre was well warn, but still really annoying, today I really miss the "nut and bolt" type of axel from my youth.
Cannondale Quick 5
Giant TCR Advanced 2
Polygon Heist 5.0

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Warin
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Re: Stolen Wheel

Postby Warin » Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:54 am

You can replace the QR skewer with a 5mm hex key skewer, crc has them as do ebay. A touch more theft resistant. And they are lighter too.

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Re: Stolen Wheel

Postby RonK » Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:12 am

Cycle touring blog and tour journals: whispering wheels...

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