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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:29 pm 
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Looks the same as the Ti-Glide front axle.
How much did you pay out of interest? :)


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:04 pm 
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cyfa2809 wrote:
Im confused, the xc was a 9mm qr hub anyway? Nice rads on it I guess. Cost much?


Unlike a standard quick release front wheel the skewer is 9mm diameter and effectively works as a though axle:

http://www.dtswiss.com/Components/RWS/RWS-Thru-bolt-en

or SuperStar do a cheaper one:

http://superstar.tibolts.co.uk/product_ ... cts_id=286

Rampage wrote:
How much did you pay out of interest? :)


Lets just say less than it should have cost, it took the chap an hour to make it given the tolerances but he very kindly charged me a considerably less than an hours work.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:11 pm 
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So a fiver?


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:32 pm 
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Beware of the carbon impregnated plastic levers on those. I broke two within a couple of weeks. Absolute rubbish, I replaced the £40 DT Swiss one with a £6 Superstar one and it's much better!


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:37 pm 
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Thanks for the heads up, I'll probably change it for the SuperStar one in due course, for now I'm just building it up with what I have in my bits box to see how it rides.


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