Marley’s Part bin


#1

I don’t need these things, let’s make a deal!! (TC: I don’t know if these are fair prices or not, so if I’m way off base, make an offer!)

-WTB Byway 650b x 47 (only one tire) $25 obo
-WTB Byway 700 x 40 (also only one) $25 obo
Both of these were setup tubeless for a few months but have less than 100 miles on them.

  • Abus Nutfix Locking Wheel Skewers $15 - SOLD

-Axiom Journey rear rack - $10


#2

Do those locking skewers need a special wrench?


#3

They need an 8mm.


#4

Neat, never seen these before.

Any reason you are deciding to sell them?


#5

I struggled with getting them on and off when changing tubes and decided it just wasn’t worth the effort.


#6

I feel that. security is so often a tradeoff against usability.


#7

You’re probably just as well off with two Allen-key skewers. Obviously easier to steal but I think basically all wheel theft is a crime of opportunity, and we can assume that most theives aren’t walking around with 5mm Allen keys.


#8

What color are the nutfixes?


#9

Hey Marley, I’ll take that byway off your hands.


#10

Which size? The 650b or 700?


#11

650


#12

How do you take those locking skewers off if your bike is in a stand? Do you have to take the bike out of the stand and lay it down?


#13

Yes.


#14

Pop the cap (while sideways) before you put it in the stand, use wrench after its in the stand.
I had some locking QR skewers that required you to turn bike upside down for QR lever to release. Took a while to remember to do it before putting up in the stand


#15

That would fill me with such rage that I’d probably stomp the bike into a twisted mess of metal.


#16

I don’t think it’s intended for people who would have any reason to take their wheels off other than fixing a flat.


#17

Even then! Imagine dealing with that nonsense at night in the rain!


#18

I feel sorry for any shop employee who sells those knowing full well that bike is coming back in every time it gets a flat.


#19

mountain out of a molehill ATMO