Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: rockford, il
Bikes: Trek 7700, C'dale R2000
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Originally Posted by bfloyd
Hello all. Is it "frame safe" to use an aluminum road frame with a rear wheel loaded trainer if I'm not doing any sprint work? Is it even a no-no to do sprints with an aluminum frame in the trainer? Thanks.
I use an aluminum Cannondale road bike on a CycleOps FL2 trainer for several thousand hours.
I also use an aluminum Trek Hybrid.
My exercise is typical at 17 MPH, just above 90 RPM.
I also Stand up for up to 5 minutes at speeds of 18-20MPH.
No problems with that either!