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 What is the difference between a Quick Release and a thru axle? Does this skewer work with any CycleOps trainer? What is the length of the Quick Release skewer? How do I know if I have a Quick Release skewer? Do I really need to use the included trainer skewer? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.