Training & Nutrition - Indoor trainers
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12-31-05, 11:53 AM
Hey guys i am looking to purchase a new indoor trainer. I have a cycleops wind trainer (very loud) that i have had for about 7 years and thought it was time to upgrade. I didnt want to spend more then 150.00. I was looking at the minoura 500 mag trainer. Is there a big difference between the mag and the wind trainer as far as resistance goes. I know the fluid is the best or that is what i have hurd. My local bike shop is selling a blackburn fluid used for about a 100.00 bucks. Any advice would be very helpful. Thanks
Fluid trainer for $100?! Buy it and run like you stole it...
01-01-06, 06:40 PM
Thats a good deal on the fluid. My friend has one that he uses every so often and he likes it.
01-01-06, 06:49 PM
I sure like my Kurt Kenetic Fluid Trainer. If you can find a used one in your price range, don't let it get away.
01-01-06, 11:20 PM
Fluid trainer will be a lot quieter than a mag unit plus the resistance will be more like it should be.
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