Utility Cycling - Where to buy push button quick release axles?
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08-30-12, 07:52 AM
I've only found a few scattered places on the web that carries them. I know a wheelchair axle can be used, but prices and where to buy are up and down. The wheels I'm using have a standard 1/2" bore.
Where do you guys buy yours?
This is for a trailer...if there was any confusion.
08-30-12, 01:01 PM
What are your trying to do? I have never really heard of this for a bike, but I don't know everthing.
are you a talking axles for a trailer?
or somthing like wheels on a jogging stroller (I had a jogging stroller that had wheels that you could take off, they had an hub and then a rod that you put into the stroller frame)
08-30-12, 01:36 PM
I'm talking about what most of the childrens and cargo trailers come with. Little button on the outside of the axle releases the wheel from the trailer.
09-02-12, 06:49 PM
09-02-12, 07:26 PM
Well...I know you can buy replacement wheels from Chariot, but I'm sure they ain't cheap, if that's what you're looking for.
09-03-12, 07:07 AM
116mm +/- 2mm
09-03-12, 09:54 AM
116mm +/- 2mm
Yea, that was actually my last resort place to order. The shipping from Canada is the kicker. $15 shipping for 2 axles and receivers.
make you own recievers
ti wheelchair axles are the best imo for quick release and wheelchair hubs usually have a recess for the head too
so try to get a set from someone stepping up to a set of spinnergys or get a set of spinnergys!
I made this trailer with a quick release system for the hell of it if you didnt see my other postings already
but rather this axle system for my trailers
way cheaper more secure
4 allen bolts to pop axle assembly for shipping trailer or long term storage
and you can modify a quik release from a front skewer too
also look at my other trailers on you tube for ideas
09-06-12, 12:59 AM
Quickie Wheelchair hubs?, maybe Phil Wood.. wonder if Skyway has something.
they make fiber reinforced nylon wheels for wheelchairs..
There are the ball detent pins , maybe those will serve in a wheel
with just the 2 bearings in it .. as they too have a button-release, handle.. .
11-04-12, 02:38 PM
You can purchase them here.
11-06-12, 12:40 PM
you need the length of the receiving part, dimension, to be just the right thickness/depth.
so far undisclosed.. the seller mentioned above will supply information from their end.
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