Bike trainers for single speeds

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Bike trainers for single speeds

Postby Baxter22 » Thu May 26, 2016 6:04 am

I've recently moved to orange nsw and am looking to buy a bike trainer to keep fitness up during the crappy weather times. What recommendations are out there for bike trainers for a bolt on rear axle wheel (state cycles contender)? All forms and prices open

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Re: Bike trainers for single speeds

Postby MattyK » Thu May 26, 2016 12:56 pm

Axle nuts/bolt ends will work basically the same as the ends of an internal cam skewer. I've bolted up hub gear bikes and my kids' bikes to my trainer (Minoura something) with no issue.

You might want something with adjustable resistance though...

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Re: Bike trainers for single speeds

Postby nickobec » Thu May 26, 2016 1:45 pm

You mean something like

Tacx sell seperately track nuts and through axles for their trainers

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Re: Bike trainers for single speeds

Postby elfoam » Fri May 27, 2016 9:40 am

I'm using the Aldi one on my single speed. Works fine, it clamps onto the nuts just the same as a quick release. It's got 7 or so levels of magnetic resistance, it was 50 bucks?.

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