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need help finding sensor for bladed spokes(4 posts)

need help finding sensor for bladed spokesrandell
Dec 3, 2003 6:08 PM
useing vetta wireless cadance computer, front wheel is neutron,tryed sigma sport spoke magnet for bladed spoke. could not get the wheel to trigger computer.on the good side just instaled carbon easton handle bars,any exp. with these bars?
re: need help finding sensor for bladed spokesTommasini1
Dec 3, 2003 6:27 PM
Ask you LBS to see their bin of magnets - look for the std round shaped kinds with a screw that tightens against the spoke (versus the sigma which is a bar-clip arrangement that slips over the magnet). Look for one where the slot is perpendicular to the magnet face - not diagonal as many are - meaning inorder to put in on your wheel you'll have to remove the screw completely. With that style I took a small dremel bit and milled away a t-shape slot at the magnet end of the existing slot - my wheels are radial so I slide it onto the bladed spoke up by the round section at the nipple then slide it to where i want it. If you have crossed spokes you may need to make the t-slot a little bigger to be able to slide it on in the flat section then turn 90 degrees, then screw in the screw. I don't have a digital camera real handy but could get a pic in a few days if needed.
rare earth magnetJas0n
Dec 3, 2003 7:18 PM
buy a rare earth magnet available in packs of twos at radioshack for around five bucks. bond it on with super glue, and your set. they are much stronger than reg. comp. magnets, and (ksryiums), take a sharpie to the magnet so that it blends in with the spoke. set it, and forget it cause it wont move.
Both of the above methods posted will work fine (nm)maximum15
Dec 4, 2003 4:23 AM