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Rear thru axle torque
What torque should I tighten my rear thru axle to on a carbon bike?
There is no max torque displayed for my rear axle however, the front says 11Nm.
This is the axle on my Scott. No torque recommendations. I always ensure it is pinched up tight as I have had the bike back from the LBS and the axle has started to unwind whist riding.
If it creaks, it's not tight enough. If it doesn't, then it is.
Check the manufactures website. 15Nm on mine
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Sounds like 11Nm is a good bet - Tighten it to that then with the bike upside down or in a stand try and move the wheel laterally with some force (not too much) , If its solid then you are probably all good - Not mega scientific but should work.
I don't think being slightly under or slightly over would make a huge difference - The wheel is pressed into the road by your weight and as its not a drop out like QR it aint gonna fall off and being 1 or 2Nm either side I doubt would cause any frame issues