The Halo Porkies XL Alloy QR skewers designed to fit modern frames and forks with FAT dropouts.
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.
Halo is a UK brand of rim & wheel products. The UK has been leading the Worldwide explosion into Dirt Jumping and BSX racing for the past 4 years and Halo have been in at the forefront of the UK market. Halo have now expanded the BSX ground-base to encompass other areas including XC, Road and BMX. They also sponsor a comprehensive UK team right up to Pro level, and you'll be sure to see their riders across the country year upon year! Halo products offer exceptional value and performance, with a good level of finish and their products are available from all great bicycle retailers.
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