The Robert Axle Project makes 12mm thru axles for bike trailers, trainers and accessories to make your best bike fun and functional. Our products allow cycling families, adventurers, commuters and enthusiasts to enjoy traveling by bicycle without leaving their cargo behind.
With our thru axles, you can attach your favorite bike trailer—Burley, Chariot, Thule, BOB and more—to any bicycle that has a 12mm thru axle. We have 12mm thru axles that fit mountain, fat, road, cross, and electric bikes.
We understand that there are two priorities for you. Our product must provide a seamless fit between you and your beloved bike and your precious cargo. And it must be durable and secure to bring you home from your adventures, whether around town or around the world. Each axle is specifically engineered and produced to attach that particular trailer, providing a safe and secure connection.
Our products are designed, tested and manufactured in the USA.
Thru axles, hot dogs and a friendly trade show atmosphere. Last week, we spent a few days in St. Charles, Illinois (about 30 miles west of Chicago) at the 2017 CABDA Expo. We’ll be honest here. Trade shows are a mixed bag. They can be fun and interesting, but also tiring and frustrating. But the CABDA […]
Woohoo! We’ve got a solution for Surly MDS and Gnot Boost bikes that want to tow a kid trailer, such as a Thule, Chariot or Burley. We dig Surly bikes and the people that ride them – durable, no BS and adventurous. The Surly compatible axles are a bit different than typical thru-axles in that […]
Great news for FOCUS R.A.T. bike owners. We now have a solution for you. Part of our job is to keep up with bike industry standards and specific individual bike brand standards. FOCUS, with their unique proprietary thru-axle, posed a problem for those riders who wanted to tow a trailer or use their FOCUS on a […]
Easy security solution for thru-axle wheels Now you can lock bike wheels that have thru-axles. We’re excited to announce that our Lightning Bolt-On Axles work perfectly with the innovative Hexlox security system! Last summer at Eurobike we met up with Hexlox, a pretty cool company that makes a unique security system for bike components. Most bike security […]
Because you don’t want your parts sticking out. How does a small company like us come up with new product ideas? Here at the Robert Axle Project, many times it starts with a desire to make our OWN gear better. We figure if we can make something better for us, then we make something better […]
Who’s ready for 2017? We sure are. This year, live it up with our New Years resolutions for bike adventures. Just do it. Time’s a wasting. Commit to microadventures! You are busy. We are busy. Not all of us have time to take that yearlong trip-of-a-lifetime traveling around the world by bicycle. We have careers, […]
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