How do I know if I have a Quick Release skewer? Philip Cowles March 30, 2018 17:09 Follow A quick release skewer allows simple removal of the front and rear wheels without tools. If your bike has a quick release skewer, it will look similar to CycleOps trainer skewer. Related articles Does this skewer work with any CycleOps trainer? Is the trainer skewer safe to use on the road? What is the difference between a Quick Release and a thru axle? Where can I find replacement parts for my trainer? If my bike has a thru-axle, can I still use your trainers? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.