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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 '15 at 21:18
  • @Batman can you please explain more? – Alexander Nov 27 '15 at 6:31
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    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 '15 at 18:49
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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 '15 at 23:59

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