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Finding equivalent bike for trainer

Old 12-06-19, 01:21 PM
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Finding equivalent bike for trainer

Hi bike forums! Iím a newbie here...

I just upgraded to a Kickr Core from an old TacX Flow trainer, and Iím looking for a bike to put on it so I donít have to keep putting my Allez on and taking it off to ride outside. Iím scanning Craigslist but having a hard time gauging the geometries of what Iím looking at. What are the most important measurements (other than frame size of course) when it comes to comparing two bikes? Are there any models in particular other than another Allez that might compare well?
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Doesn't matter if it's the exact same geometry. As long as it's close enough to get saddle height & fore/aft, and bar drop/reach to match that of your Allez.
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Older diamond frame raod bikes are perfect for the trainer. Frame sizes are comparable, old vs. new. Match your dimensions (saddle height, etc.) and bob’s your uncle.
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Same stack and reach are good indications of being able to replicate the fit of one on another.
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