Category: Quick releases

Genuine Ringle Cam Twist seat post quick release

This is a genuine Ringle Cam Twist seat post quick release. The difference between the Cam Twist and the TiStix is that the rod is made in Titanium in the TiStix skewers.
A standard Shimano quick relase is closed by just closing the lever, but the Ringle Cam Twist is closed by closing the lever and [...]

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Posted in Quick releases on Sep 13th, 2010, 6:24 pm by Retro mountain biker     

Control Tech Ti bolt ons blue anodized quick releases

These are Control Tech bolt on titanium skewers. They are made out of aluminium and titanium. The axle is titanium and the bolt and cap is made from aluminium.
For a short while I think these quick releases where the lightest of the times but you could not really call these proper quick releases since you [...]

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Posted in Quick releases on May 15th, 2010, 11:47 am by Retro mountain biker     

original Ringle violet 3D lavender Ti Stix quick releases (Maybe not)

Nothing is more iconic of vintage mountain bike components than Ringle Ti Stix quick releases with its round holes and toxic striking looking purple anodized color clashing with traditional silver and black components.
But it was not only good looks that sold these quick releases, they where a bit lighter than stock Shimano quick releases too [...]

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Posted in Quick releases on Nov 26th, 2009, 1:23 am by Retro mountain biker  9 comments