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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:19 pm 
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I was really shocked when i weight skewers from Campy Bora Ultras to my Zipp NSW's. They literally weight twice as much, 120 grams vs 60 grams! I have an additional set of NSW skewers that I would like to use on the Boras. I assume they would be safe? Thanks!

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:05 pm 
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If the skewers are safe they'll be safe on any wheelset.

120gram skewers? AIn't nobody got time for that!


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:49 pm 
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The standard skewers that ship with Boras are proper boat anchors. I’m using some generic lightweight Ti skewers from eBay.

Not dead yet, so I’ll keep going...


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:01 pm 
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I use these :thumbup:
http://www.wiggle.co.uk/lifeline-profes ... kewer-set/

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:11 pm 
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Greg66 wrote:
The standard skewers that ship with Boras are proper boat anchors.
I've sourced too many creaks and such back to flimsy skewers to personally want to mess with them on my own bikes. I kind of prefer proper boat anchors when securing my wheels to my frame. But to the OP, I'm sure the Zipp skewers will be just fine if you prefer them. The only way you'd damage the wheels is if for some reason they didn't hold and the wheel slipped out, which isn't likely.
I may have a set of Zipp skewers lying around that I would be more than happy to trade for those boat anchors of yours.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:32 am 
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Calnago wrote:
I may have a set of Zipp skewers lying around that I would be more than happy to trade for those boat anchors of yours.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

If you're not going to use the campy skewers please don't let them gather dust in a box somewhere. One of my mates actually purchased a set of Shimano 105 hubs just for the skewers... Practically gave the hubs to me but refused to let me anywhere near the skewers.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:40 am 
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I have tried several lightweight skewers but I always get some creaky noises (even with grease it is just a matter of time) and now I have finally put back the original Campy skewers.


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