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    Trainer for 20" wheel

    I have searched the BF and looked at a number of sites that have trainers, but I have yet to find a thread, or a site that tells you whether the trainer they have will accomodate a 20" wheel. Can I have some recommendations for a fluid trainer under $200.00 that will accomodate a 20" wheel. Thanks.
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    I just bought a Kurt Kinetic trainer that will, with an adapter, fit 20 inch wheels and I think it will accept wheels down to 16 inch. It is closer to $300 though, but has a lifetime warantee. Another good trainer that I think will go to 20 inches is the OneUpUSA. It uses a variable diameter rotating mass instead of fluid (think ice skater doing a spin changing rotating speed as they go fast with arms in and slow as they extend their arms).

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    This isn't exactly what you're looking for, but the Hostel Shoppe has a wind trainer for 20" wheels and a
    20" wheel adapter for a fluid trainer. If you're interested, visit http://www.hostelshoppe.com.

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    Not very hi tech, and probably voids lots of warranties, but I took a hunk of 2 inch square tube (like the square piece that goes in a receiver hitch) and put it between the resistance unit and the trainer frame.


    Ugly, but it works.

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    just a sig test !

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    Maxbender! Thanks so much for this. It is exactly what I'm looking for, for my "Catrike Road". A sensible, easy solution without spending $400 Cdn! Thank you!

    Mike

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    Take Your Lane MaxBender's Avatar
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    Anytime, mchell!

    1 hunk of iron, plus two metric bolts from Lowes, and assorted washers and nuts...
    I imagine a 2x4 might work if you are not into the metal thing.

    Still not bad for a $4.00 fix.
    just a sig test !

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