View-Speed Inc. was initiated in mid-2011 to manufacture and sell some products we have found useful in bicycle training and triathlon racing over the past 25 years ......... Click here to continue reading .....
The S3F and S4F/R have patents pending.
Skewer-Speed Series 3 Front (S3F)
Weight 21 grams – Aerodynamic Shape
S3F Skewer is made of high strength grade 5 titanium, tested to destruction by Element Materials Technology, formerly named Stork Materials Technology.
S3F required 3,552 pounds of force to fracture and15 Newton-meters of torque to thread failure.
Each skewer has a clock line laser etched on the drive side for easy preflight check that it is secure.
When installed additionally secured with some Loc-Tite Quicktape 249 Threadlocker Tape.
The Skewer-Speed S3F ships with a piece of Loc-Tite Quicktape 249.
Designed for simplicity and ease of use.
The View-Speed Skewers do not use centering springs.
S3F has considerably less frontal area than standard skewers with a very aerodynamic shape and light weight.
Skewer-Speed S3F (21 grams) comparison with quick release (57grams).
Skewer-Speed S3F aerodynamic shape compared to quick release skewer non aerodynamic shape.
Close up of keyed fastener.
Low profile frontal area of Skewer-Speed S3F mounted on bicycle front fork.
Comparison of Skewer-Speed S3F and Quick Release.
Close up of Skewer-Speed S3F and Quick Release.
Note the radius clock line on the Skewer-Speed S3F for a quick rotational position check pre-ride.
Close up of Skewer-Speed S3F mounted on front fork – note very low frontal area.