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Black Series by Tune MTB Quick Release Skewers
Black Series MTB Quick Releases weigh in at an astounding 40 grams a pair by utilizing a combination of Titanium axles and Aluminium clamping parts. Manufactured using the highest quality materials, assembled to the most accurate tolerances.
Top Features of the Black Series by Tune MTB Quick Release Skewers
- Model: QR-MTB
- Use: MTB
- Clamp material: CNC machined 7075 T6 heat-treated aluminium, clamp cap and end nuts, serrated for maximum grip.
- Lever: CNC machined 7075 T6 heat-treated aluminium
- Front axle: CNC machined TiAL6V4 titanium with cold rolled M5X0.5 threads
- Rear axle: CNC machined TiAL6V4 titanium with cold rolled M5X0.5 threads
- Mechanism: Eccentric over centre cam mechanism for secure and tight clamping
- Weight: ~ 39.8 grams a set
- Colour: Black
The anodised end cap and cam are manufactured in different grade alloys to limit wear and create a more durable design with a higher clamping force, while the elegant lever and end nut are CNC machined to reduce maximum weight while maintaining strength. Based on a race proven design created nearly 20 years ago, Black Series wheel quick releases offer pure engineering and timeless style. Proven in World Championship competition. Hand made in Germany by Tune.
About Quick Release Skewers
Quick release skewers are rods which are threaded at one end, with a cam assembly on the other. This combines to make a lever operated cam system. The quick release mechanism was invented in 1927 by Tullio Campagnolo, who was an Italian bicycle racer. He was frustrated when he needed to repair a flat tyre during a race, the weather had turned cold, and his hands were numb, so he could not operate the wingnuts which retained the wheel. He had been well-placed prior to the puncture, but lost valuable time, so decided to develop a quick release skewer system which enables simple wheel removal in seconds.
About the Black Series by Tune brand
Black Series products are a new range of hi-end, hi-performance bicycle components designed specifically to offer the ultimate balance of light-weight, durability, efficiency, quality, price and availability. Born out of the desire to create the ‘ultimate’ collection of upgrade components with matching design, colour and graphics, produced by the worlds leading ‘super-light’ component manufacturers, to create world beating race-bread products through decades of engineering knowledge and skill. Black Series Components are manufactured using the highest quality materials, assembled to the most accurate tolerances. The stealth black design with minimal graphics will complement any bicycle with timeless style. Many Black Series components are based on designs tested and proven in World Championship and Olympic competition, ridden to victory by the world’s fastest racers in the most demanding conditions.
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