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  1. #1
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    Jun 2012

    Does Shimano read this forum? If so, to you Shimano I ask...

    Why do your skewers cost so damn much!? I mean, I can get a pair of Deore hubs WITH skewers for the same price that I can get a pair of XT skewers (which seem to be the cheapest, marginally, skewers you sell for MTB).

    I'm actually thinking of buying those dumb overpriced DTSwiss skewers because they're only $35 more.

  2. #2
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    Apr 2012
    They are chro-mo skewers, stainless springs, a serviceable, enclosed cam, with lighter weight aluminum parts where they don't compromise the strength of the clamping mechanism. In my estimation, they are as expensive as they need to be.

    I make no excuses for the price, but would encourage you (if you have the opportunity) to grab a cheapo skewer and an XT and look at them side-by-side. No comparison.

  3. #3
    bog is online now
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    Jun 2004
    PM with what type of skewers you want. I have a decent stash that I don't need an am willing to part with cheap.
    Tallboy3c : Stigmata2 : Hightower LT

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