I love biking and know basically nothing about bikes. Could somebody walk me through what I need to do to set up this bike with this trainer? I have no idea how to attach the skewer to my wheel. Thank you!
I have a cyclOps trainer.... The way the attachment works is pretty cool and does not require a quick release. Essentially, each side of the attachment point is a slotted tube that fits around the axel (the slots are to make room for quick-release scewers) the non-drive side slotted tube can be threaded in and out to get the tension right for your bike width. The drive side has a lever that pushes the drive-side slotted tube in and then locks into place (the bike is secured by clamping using the lever and the non-driveside adjustment).
It is pretty universal, you will place you bike on the trainer, adjust the mag (another handled adjustment) such that when the rear wheel sits on it your non-driveside axle lines up with the non-driveside slotted tube on the trainer... to tighten the bike-to-the-trainer pull/rotate the lever on the drive side of the trainer.
The first time performing the process will be iterative to ensure you get the adjustments just right so the bicycle is secured to the trainer. Once done it will be good to go. To remove the bike just release the trainer driveside lever... to put the bike back on the trainer just line it up and re-engage the lever.