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  1. #1
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    How do you use this quick release?


    How do you use the quick release on the rear wheel on this bike? It's not like a typical front quick release. There is no lever like on a front quick release, you can only turn it.

    The 29er is too big to easily fit into my suv with just the front wheel off, so i'm considering taking both wheels off.

    you can see a good pic of the rear wheel here:

    Gallery: 2013 Giant Trance X 29er 0 – First Ride Review - BikeRadar

  2. #2
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    I could be wrong, but it looks like that's a DT Swiss RWS skewer. It does not function like a standard quick release. It should release by rotating/turning the handle counter clockwise (to left), while holding the nut on the drive side. Check here for instructions.

  3. #3
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    Thanks. That's what it is.

  4. #4
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    Yep. RWS bolt. My wife's bike has 'em. I like them. Solid, stiff, easier to use than QR skewers.

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