Thru Axle Vs Quick Release: Is A Thru Axle Better?

Since its original invention by bike racer and manufacturer Tullio Campagnolo, the quick release mechanism has made removing and installing bike wheels easier and quicker for cyclists everywhere. However, the quick release does have its flaws. There are certain types of bikes for which this system isn’t ideal. Thankfully, there’s a great alternative. The thru … Read more

What Is A Quick Release Bike Wheel, And How Do You Use One?

These days, most bikes are fitted with a specific device for holding their wheels on securely: the quick release bike wheel. “Quick release bike wheel” is a slightly misleading term. It’s not the wheel itself that is “quick release”, but the mechanism that secures it to the frame. A quick release mechanism consists of a … Read more