Rear wheel needed for women's 2014 Scattante road bike with the following details: Front wheel- Alex Rims A Class AKX R3.0 700C Road Wheel 28 Alloy Black, stainless 14 gauge spokes. Cassette- Shimano Tiagra 12/28 Crankset- FSA Omega Compact 50/34 Tires- Hutchinson Nitro 700X23, 33TPI (I can reuse the rear tire.) My matching rear wheel was destroyed when hit by a car. I will not ride this bike on the road again, but would like to use it in-house on a fluid trainer. Can anyone advise me where to purchase a matching wheel or an inexpensive, compatible rear wheel? Thank you.

  • Trainers are hard on a bike -- Depending on the type of damage the bike has incurred, I'm not sure I'd put it in a trainer.
    – Batman
    Aug 28, 2015 at 21:18
  • @Batman can you please explain more?
    – Alexander
    Nov 27, 2015 at 6:31
  • 2
    You're clamping a bike in an area that experiences a lot of stress. When you ride the bike freely, you're flexing it freely, rather than fixing it. So, you can exacerbate some issues with a frame by putting one in a trainer, especially if its been damaged. You can search for frame failure in trainers and see a decent number of examples.
    – Batman
    Nov 27, 2015 at 18:49
  • This question keeps being raised by the `bot. Could you please post your comment as an answer, and click the "accept this answer" tick/check ? Please also add any relevant experiences in the 6 months since you bought the new wheel.
    – Criggie
    Jan 26, 2016 at 1:47

1 Answer 1


Look for road wheels with Shimano-compatible freehub. For trainer use, any wheel will do. With high end wheels you might find a tubular rim or Campagnolo freehub, but any low end wheel will work.

  • Thank you, ojs, for the advice. I purchased a Forte Titan at Performance Bike for a 40% price reduction. Looking forward to using it on my new Kinetic Road Machine.
    – user20797
    Aug 3, 2015 at 23:59

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.