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The general rule of thumb is to have your quick releases on the Non-Drive side of the bike.
However, with a bike equipped with disc brakes, this should be reversed.
The reason is, that disc rotors can be contaminated just by touching them. The oils on your skin are enough to contaminate them. Also, the rotors can heat up significantly on long downhill runs. If the quick release is on the non-drive/disc brake side of the bike, there is a high possibility of you touching the rotor.
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