Returned to my LBS the other day, 5 mins after leaving, having had my skewers stolen when I left my bike for 2 minutes to buy some milk. My LBS showed me this trick, I'd never seen it before, so I thought I'd share it.
Basically you need skewers that have a hole somewhere in the handle, the cheapest shimano skewers available do the trick, I'm sure there are others too.
When tightening the skewers you need to position the handle so that it is parallel with the chain stay / fork. Put a cable tie through the hole in the handle and wrap it around the chain stay / fork and tighten. Cut off the excess tie and Volia !
You should always lock your wheels anyway, but at least this way some skater punk (I saw you, you b*stard) is not going to walk past and nick your QRs. Just make sure to remember to bring a multi-tool with a knife if you want to change a flat !
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