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Adapter to attach computer magnet to bladed spokes?(8 posts)

Adapter to attach computer magnet to bladed spokes?Leak
Mar 28, 2002 4:47 PM
Does anyone know of a generic adapter of some kind that will enable me to attach a computer magnet to bladed spokes?

Thanks!

Lee
re: Adapter to attach computer magnet to bladed spokes?omega74
Mar 28, 2002 4:51 PM
I had to use epoxy glue due to it always falling off when I hit a bump... The adhesive which usally comes with it sucks.. My spinergys have gone through 3
cateye...merckx56
Mar 28, 2002 5:17 PM
makes a magnet that is drilled and slotted to get it onto bladed spokes. got 'em on both sets of cosmics ans the ksyriums. never had a problem with thwm at all!
What size spokes?Ian
Mar 28, 2002 7:22 PM
If it is a 2.0mm bladed like Shimano, Rolf, Bontrager etc, then get the magnet Shimano makes. It clips on, is super small, and made just for those spokes.
re: Thanks for the suggestions and help!Leak
Mar 28, 2002 8:15 PM
I'll see if I can find a Cateye or Shimano magnet.

Thanks again!

Lee
Sigma will workjw25
Mar 30, 2002 2:02 PM
I've put Sigma Sport magnets on bladed spokes. They fit snugly, but depending on the rim size (and spoke angle), the magnet might be too far from the sensor to be picked up. For my TT wheels (Mavic Cosmics), I ended up removing the magnet from it's rubber covering, and taping it to the outside of the spoke with electrical tape. Works like a charm, and lets me swap wheels with impunity.
You could also look for small ceramic magnets in a hobby shop, and use one of those, but where's the fun in that?
re: Adapter to attach computer magnet to bladed spokes?mackgoo
Mar 30, 2002 3:52 PM
Just put the magnet on so the blade fits in the groove, then turn it as far as it mill go probably about 45 deg out, tighten it down. The magnet doesn't have to point directly at the pick up.
re: Adapter to attach computer magnet to bladed spokes?nat_ct1
Mar 30, 2002 11:09 PM
i have ksyriums..i use the mag. that my ergo brain came with..under the mag. i put a rubberband arround the spoke then attached the mag.