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OK to use trainer skewers for regular riding?

Old 12-29-16, 04:06 PM
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OK to use trainer skewers for regular riding?

Kind of a dumb question, but is it OK to use the skewer which came with my trainer when riding around? Doesn't look much different from the one which came with the back wheel, and in fact looks to be sturdier since it's all steel construction whereas the screw on end of the one which came with the bike is plastic-covered metal.

What do you do?

And yes, I know I didn't name the brand of trainer here or post a pic of the skewer, but it looks and works like a standard skewer which just happens to be the right shape to fit into the trainer.

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Old 12-29-16, 04:21 PM
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Old 12-29-16, 04:40 PM
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Thanks. I figured there wouldn't be any issue but just wanted to make sure.
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The only difference between a Skewer used on a trainer and one used on the road is the shape of the ends of the skewer. One that you can use on a trainer can be used on the road. One that can be used on the road cannot always be used on a trainer
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