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Strida front wheel magnet spacer

Postby Bill Wilby on Sat Jul 09, 2016 6:24 pm

Hello Strida Fans, I have been riding the last few months with 16 inch Schwalbe Big Apples mounted on my EVO. I love the ride but when the Big Apples are fully inflated the front wheel magnet will not connect with the rear wheel magnet keeper. I solved this by having my friend a machinist machine a aluminum 5 mm spacer.

With this spacer the magnet connects with the tires inflated to 70 psi or 5 bar. Folded the Strida will still roll easy using the spacer.

cheers Bill
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What are the dimentions of the spacer you used?

Postby demianz on Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:21 am

thickness is 5mm, but what are the inner and outer dimensions?

Re: Strida front wheel magnet spacer

Postby Blackstridaaustria on Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:52 am

Bill wrote at his page below additional info 3.5 cm (outer diameter) - guess that's an estimation.

It's not critical at all, I'd say you might use any outer diameter between 32 mm (= diameter of the magnet) and ~ 20 mm to leave enough material, the inner hole has to be of 8 mm Ø to fit the axle stump.

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