Hello. I bought a Bulls Grinder 2 gravel bike which has rear qr hub and ta on the front. Bike hasn't arrived yet and I'm still beating myself is there a big difference between qr Vs TA on rear. I haven't ride it yet so I can't tell the difference all I know is what I've read that there's a difference between then on front hubs for sure. But what about rear. Is there a big difference if any? What are your thought opinions in that matter guys? Is that a big thing to decide whether buy this or that bike?
I'm beating myself over should I still get that bike or cancel it and look for something with both TA axles? Daaamn
Metal frame (or dropouts) or carbon?
If metal, QR rear is just fine. Unlikely you notice much, if any, stiffness difference.
If carbon, you also probably will not feel much difference in stiffness, BUT QR carbon dropouts tend to let the wheel loosen in use, and it can even pop out in a crash (happened on camera during this year's Paris-Roubaiux). I have experienced the loosening on my mtb.