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Replacing front wheel on trainer setup?

Posted October 27, 2016 11:28AM by Skye in the Cycling Forum

Skye Skye Nott
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Location: Vancouver, Canada
Joined: 9 years ago   Posts: 542

In my endless quest to make my trainer setup as small as possible in my tiny apartment, I was thinking the other day that it would make sense to have some sort of stand that replaces the entire front wheel/riser block and attaches directly to the forks with a QR skewer. If it's adjustable height that would be even better, you could hop off and move it up to simulate a climb, instead of sticking old textbooks under the riser and trying to get it level.

I intend to continue using my Kurt Kinetic Road Machine at the back, although a direct drive trainer would also reduce space. So the front fork stand has to be free-standing, not attached to some rear wheel system like some of the old trainer photos below.

Unfortunately, the only trainer front wheel replacement stands I can find are for rollers. Anyone know if such a product exists? I suppose I could always make one next year.... I've been meaning to learn how to weld?


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