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 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? Does this skewer work with any CycleOps trainer? How do I know if I have a Quick Release skewer? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.