Lock Bike Wheels with Hexlox Thru-Axle Lock

Hexlox and Lightning Bolt-On

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…

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NEW Lightning Bolt-On Thru Axles

replacement thru axles for your bike on evergreen tree

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…

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New Years Resolutions for Bike Adventures

Happy New Year! resolutions cycling

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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Bike Touring On Dirt In Eastern Oregon

bob trailer bike touring

It has become a Robert Axle Project tradition to spend Memorial Day Weekend out in the wilds bike touring in our amazing backyard we call Oregon. We’ve dubbed it “Motor Free Memorial Weekend”, and although we may drive somewhere to start the tour, we spend three days “motor-free”, mountain bike touring with friends. As a…

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Adventures Big and Small

BOB Trailers on singletrack

Microadventures are for everyone If you haven’t noticed, we are ALL ABOUT getting out on adventures, from a trip to the park to a worldwide tour. Microadventures can be the best – getting out in your local mountains for a quick bike tour. Here, our friends and Robert Axle Ambassador father-daughter team, Drew and Jennelle…

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Do I Have A Thru-Axle or a Skewer?

rear thru axle trek fuel

The differences between a thru axle and a skewer explained. We get quite a few questions about the difference between an older style quick release skewer and a newer thru-axle. Thru-axles have been in mountain bikes since around 2010 and are now common in road bikes as well. But there are still many bikes that…

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Oregon’s Volcanoes: Skiing the Cascades by Bike

Adventure Cycling January 2016 Trek’s new 920 can handle a lot of weight, but the sheer mass of mountaineering gear required for this trip demanded the additional cargo capacity of trailers. Luckily a small company called the Robert Axle Project makes a range of aftermarket axles to use with trailers, trainers and racks. Read more…

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QBP Now Distributing Thru-Axle Attachments from Robert Axle Project

Bicycle Retailer and Industry News April 2015 QBP is now distributing products from The Robert Axle Project, which sells 12mm thru-axles that allow attachment of trailers to bikes, including fat bikes, with thru-axles. The company also makes thru-axles that are compatible with stationary trainers and bolt-on OEM replacement axles. Read more…

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