Wheel skewers - up or down?

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by Krypton, 25 Jul 2007.

  1. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    I'm front parallel with fork, rear parallel with seat stay (ie. up and slightly forward).

    Some French guy told me that when I was a youngster, and have stuck with it.

    Just makes sense to have the levers in line with the frame, however you like it - no right way or wrong way (just so long as they are tight !)
     
  2. Paulus

    Paulus Started young, and still going.

    Location:
    Barnet,
     
  3. Big T

    Big T Veteran

    Location:
    Nottingham
    In terms of a clock face, I have the front one at one o'clock or 3 o' clock and the rear at 10 or 11 o'clock as you look at them. I've seen skewers get hooked by other riders when riding in a road race, but this is not applicable to most people.
     
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