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trainer help!!!!(4 posts)

trainer help!!!!Eddy
Apr 21, 2001 11:26 AM
I just bought a cyclops wind trainer from Ebay. It did not come with a manual.. The problem is my rear skewer will not fit into the clamp on the trainer,,Do I have to change my skewer ,or is there a away around this ??? Its a road bike 700c with spinergy rev x thanks
You need to buy a new skewer (more)Biking Viking
Apr 21, 2001 11:45 AM
...there are some cheap ones out there that fit perfectly. Your LBS can help you. I had the same problem. Now the dilemma is: Ride with the cheap one all the time, or change back and forth.

BV
You need to buy a new skewer (more)Eddy
Apr 21, 2001 12:04 PM
Thanks for your help!!!!
re: trainer help!!!!Hwy 45
Apr 21, 2001 12:07 PM
I use an older bike (1980's Trek 1000) for the trainer I bought. I had to buy new skewers in order for my Performance trainer to hold the bike. Mine works fine now with the sort of flat edged big lever skewers that Performance has for $20. (had to buy the pair) Good luck I hear the Cyclops is the best. I bought a reconditioned Performance model. It sure seems hard to be motivated on a trainer. I try to use mine real early in the AM to get ready for the day. Good luck.