Is the trainer skewer safe to use on the road? Philip Cowles March 30, 2018 17:10 Follow Yes, the trainer skewer is safe for road use if you don’t want to swap it out every time you take your bike outside. Related articles Does this skewer work with any CycleOps trainer? Do I really need to use the included trainer skewer? How do I set up my CycleOps Trainer? What is the length of the Quick Release skewer? What is the difference between a Quick Release and a thru axle? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.