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Old 11-12-04, 08:56 AM   #1
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I see that many of the new trainers come with an additional skewer to change out your existing rear wheel so you don't scratch/damage yours. Is it hard to change? It would seem as simple as unscrewing the cap and removing it. Is it that simple or am I missing something? I have skewers from an older bike I'd like to use on my new wheels for my trainer.

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Yup, it really is that easy. The narrow end of the spring goes next to the axle.
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On my wife's trainer (CycleOPs), I think it is more of a fit question, but yes - it is so easy that even I can do it.

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Yup, it really is that easy. The narrow end of the spring goes next to the axle.
Not losing the springs is the only hard part. I understand that there's a company that makes skewers with the springs captive against the ends. I've also been guilty of accidently putting the springs on backwards after reinstalling a skewer.
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