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    Cycle-Ops mag trainer skewer...

    Does anyone know where i can get a cycle-ops mag trainer skewer? I lost mine.

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    and/or have you used these:
    http://www.glorycycles.com/coulsphotrti.html
    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
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    1. Replacement Skewer

    2. No, why? I just have a set of used tires I swap out on the rear wheel.
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    Really you can use any traditional skewer, ie not a skewer with an exposed cam, with a smooth nut in a cycleops trainer. probably get one for free/cheap at your LBS.

    and those tires are fine on trainers. but like pitboss said... just use an older tire

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    Quote Originally Posted by Severian View Post
    Really you can use any traditional skewer, ie not a skewer with an exposed cam, with a smooth nut in a cycleops trainer. probably get one for free/cheap at your LBS.

    and those tires are fine on trainers. but like pitboss said... just use an older tire
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    1a) awesome, thanks!
    1b) awesomer, thanks!
    2) yeah, i figured as much. i've used regular road tires with no issue, but i thought this possibly offered some sort of advantage i wasn't aware of.
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    <3 spare parts boxes!
    I found an anti-theft skewer i bought a long time ago which fits a hub+cassette. More importantly, it mates perfectly with the trainer. Kinda stoked:

    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
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