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Old 08-30-12, 06:52 AM   #1
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Where to buy push button quick release axles?

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.

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Old 08-30-12, 12:01 PM   #2
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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)
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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.

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Old 09-02-12, 05:49 PM   #4
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Old 09-02-12, 06:26 PM   #5
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Nuh uh.

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.
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Old 09-03-12, 06:07 AM   #6
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Here
http://www.wike.ca/order_parts.php

116mm +/- 2mm
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Old 09-03-12, 08:54 AM   #7
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Yea, that was actually my last resort place to order. The shipping from Canada is the kicker. $15 shipping for 2 axles and receivers.
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Old 09-03-12, 10:48 AM   #8
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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
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKCEqDOdXs4



but rather this axle system for my trailers
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDdLr...hannel&list=UL
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
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Old 09-05-12, 11:59 PM   #9
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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.. .
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Old 11-04-12, 02:38 PM   #10
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You can purchase them here.

http://www.biketrailershop.com/wande...el-p-2581.html
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Old 11-06-12, 12:40 PM   #11
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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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