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Skinny axle speed sensor?

Old 10-09-21, 03:36 AM
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Skinny axle speed sensor?

I was hoping to put my Garmin wheel speed sensor on my track bike, but the axles are way too skinny.
does anybody have a recommendation for sensors that may fit?
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Old 10-09-21, 05:15 AM
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Just twist the garmin strap a couple of times, it'll fit fine
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Old 10-09-21, 06:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Poppit View Post
Just twist the garmin strap a couple of times, it'll fit fine
good idea, but I just tried with 4 twists and itís still pretty loose!

thinking the wahoo looks like it may go a little tighter as it specifically says for front wheels
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the wahoo will fit that. just be aware the new wahoo speed sensors auto calibrate off a GPS signal and that can be problematic at indoor velodromes, its fixable but can be a faff to find the right menu field in some headunits
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Old 10-10-21, 05:43 AM
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Originally Posted by RobertPaulson View Post
the wahoo will fit that. just be aware the new wahoo speed sensors auto calibrate off a GPS signal and that can be problematic at indoor velodromes, its fixable but can be a faff to find the right menu field in some headunits
thanks, I actually picked the wahoo up today!
needed a couple twists but is tighter than the Garmin

Iíve just set it to 700x23 manually in the Garmin head unit
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Originally Posted by BennyBikes View Post
thanks, I actually picked the wahoo up today!
needed a couple twists but is tighter than the Garmin

Iíve just set it to 700x23 manually in the Garmin head unit
(2096mm)
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What about a piece of foam pipe insulation to widen the hub diameter?
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