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    Trainer / roller options for traveling?

    I am planning on racing our National CX Championships and a few of the NCXS rounds this year. As many of the races are interstate I will be flying, so looking for a lightweight trainer or set of rollers. Weight is one thing I am not seeing listed for trainers as I am guessing for most this isn't a consideration...

    So any suggestions at to models and their weights would be much appreciated!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dalai View Post
    I am planning on racing our National CX Championships and a few of the NCXS rounds this year. As many of the races are interstate I will be flying, so looking for a lightweight trainer or set of rollers. Weight is one thing I am not seeing listed for trainers as I am guessing for most this isn't a consideration...

    So any suggestions at to models and their weights would be much appreciated!
    Have not tried it, but this is the only solution that I am aware of that is designed to travel well.

    https://www.sportcrafters.com/products/omnium-trainer

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    Thanks, looks interesting. Weighing 6.21kg...

    With a little more searching I have just found the Minoura B60-D with a claimed weight of 5.5kg. Won't pack as small as the omnium trainer though B60D | MINOURA JAPAN

    Any other suggestions?
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    Try renting from a bike shop near the event. Or from an individual there.
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    The B60D is actually considered one of the best bang-for-your-buck trainers, and it is relatively light. I would say that is probably the best one you can get that is a "trainer" versus that Omnium which probably wins in terms of sheer size.
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    Quote Originally Posted by texbiker View Post
    Try renting from a bike shop near the event. Or from an individual there.
    Don't know of any shops here in Australia that rent trainers... I could borrow from someone and will keep it in mind, but I like being self sufficient. I am going to pay for an extra bag each way anyway (only $30 each way for an extra 23kg) as I'll be taking spare wheels and other gear.
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