How do you remove the front wheel on a quick release bike?
To remove a quick-release front wheel: Flip the quick-release lever downward, away from the forks. Turn it counterclockwise to loosen it. When adequately loosened, the tire will be ready to slide out of the dropouts.
Can you change a bike wheel to quick release?
What you want to do is turn your wheel into a quick-release wheel. In order to do this, you need to remove that solid, bolt-on axle and the parts on it, and replace them with a quick-release compatible axle and parts (called a quick-release axle set).
What is the difference between quick release and thru axle?
Thru axles attach the wheels more securely and reduce the likelihood of wheel attachment caused by human error. Quick release axles allow for more flex in the front end of the bike, which hurts handling- Disc brakes can cause the fork arms to flex.