Thru-Axle Quick Release
Length is determined by your frame or fork, not your hub width. Before you order your Set N’ Forget, you will need to measure two things: skewer length and threading. Our growing Frame/Fork Database lists the most common sizes, but it’s best to double-check the measurement. The instructions for the skewer length are in the video. The sizing chart is in the Technical Information. The instructions for the threading are beneath the Product Story. This is easier than it sounds, all you need is a tape measure and 5 minutes of time! If you’d like a Set-N-Forget in Purple or Polished, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MaterialStainless Steel, 7075 and 6061 Aluminum
12mm x 112mm Coarse (1.5) 58.1g
12mm x 163mm Coarse (1.5) 71.9g
12mm x 170mm Coarse (1.5) 73.9g
12mm x 227mm Coarse (1.5) 91.1g
12mm x 163mm Fine (1.0) 72.1g
12mm x 170mm Fine (1.0) 74.1g
12mm x 227mm Fine (1.0) 91.2g
15mm x 127mm Coarse (1.5) 69.1g
15mm x 142mm Coarse (1.5) 75.2g
15mm x 153mm Coarse (1.5) 77.7g
15mm x 171mm Coarse (1.5) 90.0g
15mm x 190mm Coarse (1.5) 98.4g
15mm x 201mm Coarse (1.5) 102.7g
Anodized ColorBlack, Silver, Orange (head only), and Purple.
How To Measure
Length of Thread for 12x112,119,127x1.515mm
Length of Thread for 12xAll Lengths EXCEPT 112,119,127x1.520mm
Length of Thread for 15xFox14mm
Length of Thread for 15xEverything EXCEPT Fox15mm
The Set N’ Forget was born out of a need for a high-quality, reliable, simple, and effective thru-axle quick-release. What makes our creation different from all the others is that the handle on the Set N’ Forget is index-able. Once you set the position the first time, the lever will always close in just the position you desire. Setting it is easily done by pushing down on the head and rotating the lever into one of 12 radial positions. Once released the head is now locked in that position. Forget it! (Watch the video to see it in action)
These thru-axles come in 9 different lengths, two different diameters, and two different thread pitches. Don’t worry: It’s easy to measure and order the correct model for your bike all by yourself! Just measure your frame or fork from the outside of one dropout to the outside of the other dropout and look on our pull-down menu to find the corresponding size.
How to measure your threading: All Front 15mm Set N’ Forget skewer rods are 1.5 thread pitch.
To determine whether your rear 12mm skewer is 1.5 or 1.0 threading, hold it up to the threads of your front skewer and compare. If the threads line up with each other, it’s 1.5. If there are many more threads on your rear skewer in the same amount of length, it’s 1.0.
Consult your frame or fork manufacturer if you are still unable to determine the right fitment on your own.
Some frame and forks may not be threaded, but rely on an independent nut which threads onto the end of the thru-axle. We make those too! (See them below in the “Related Products”). If your thru-axle uses a nut, add about 15mm to the skewer length. (The Surly Ice Cream truck uses a 15 x 171 x 1.5 front skewer, and a 12 x 227 x 1.5 rear skewer.)
Every time you close this quick release you’ll enjoy a feeling of security and satisfaction that you can shred as hard as you want, your wheel is NOT moving!
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