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HexLox Launches Universal Modular Thru-Axle System

HexLox has launched a new modular thru-axle system called HexThru, which the German brand claims is compatible with virtually any disc brake equipped bike.

According to HexLox, its Perfect Fit system is design to adjust telescopically in order to accommodate thru-axle diameters ranging from 12mm to 15mm, making it a universal fit for most bike categories including Fat Bikes, trailers and even floor trainers.

Additionally, HexThru has interchangeable threads, allowing it to adapt to the various thread pitches used by different thru-axle designs currently in use in the bike market.

“Performance-wise stiffness and steering responsiveness is maximized as the axle threads completely into the fork, ensuring the hub or fork sits squarely on the axle, not the thread”, says HexLox. 

The HexThru is also is part of HexLox’s Bike Security System, wherein customers can purchase the company’s patented locking end caps as well.

The HexThru is available for pre-order directly from HexLox’s website here

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We are proud to announce our new HexThru – modular thru axle.

Select from these sizes – Front 15mm, Front 12mm or Rear (always 12mm).

12mm and 15mm refers to the diameter of your existing axle and the hole through the hub and fork.

The patent-pending Perfect Fit system automatically adjusts telescopically to be the perfect length for your bike. 

It’s a true one size fits all from Aero Road, MTB, E-Bike, Fat Bikes, Trailers and even Trainers, all with the exceeding strength and stiffness needed.

Security: Hexlox NOT included – Add a #6mm Hexlox separately to your order or include in your Total Set


  • As easy to use as current Thru Axles.
  • Resettable, so it can be reused on your next bike.
  • Hardened steel head provides high torque,shields the Alu axle body.
  • Precision machined aeronautical grade 7075 aluminum axle body.
  • Composite construction maximizes lightweight, strength and stiffness results.
  • Laser etched instructions for ease of use
  • Plastic cap for weather seal.
  • Secures with 6mm Hexlox (not included).
  • 2 Phase thread ensures your hub sits purely on the Axle.. Not on  the threaded area of the axle, this improves alignment and maximizes stiffness.
  • Trail and lab tested with better torque properties than other leading brands.Please note this is a pre-order with delivery October 2018 and any other items you order at the same time today will be shipped as normal within 24hrs.


  • FRONT 15 Length – Minimum 125mm Maximum 160mm. Threads M15x1.5 M14x1.5.
  • FRONT 12 Length – Minimum 115mm Maximum 156mm. threads M12x1,1.5,1.75.
  • REAR 12  Length – Minimum 152mm Maximum 200mm. Threads M12x1,1.5,1.75. 

Size Exceptions:

Front 15 NOT compatible with these forks:

  • XXL Dropout width (hub width) of 150mm (regular width is 100mm, Boost is 110mm). 
  • Stihlrad.
  • Bulls.


  • Adaptor possibly required for certain trailers.
  • Adaptor required for XXL Fat Bikes with axle length over 200mm (Fat 209, Fat 229).
  • Adaptor possibly required for certain trainers.

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