Will we be attaching our wheels to our road bikes using thru-axles in the future? Or, are quick releases not going anywhere?
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The humble quick release – invented by Mr Campagnolo – has had more impact that most bike components over the last 70-80 years. But, although we definitely couldn’t have done without them, are they about to be replaced? Thru-axles are dominant in the mountain bike world, where their stiffness, strength and the fact that they’re more difficult to get wrong the quick releases have made them a success. So, coupled with road bike disc brakes, might thru-axles be the future?
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