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Old 01-28-08, 05:49 PM   #1
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Trainer vs Rollers

I bought a Mag 850 the other day. I just couldn't afford a fluid @ almost double the price @ the LBS...and it is quiet.

Almost immediately I realized that I could adjust my handlebars and seat to a slightly better position. This made a big difference in riding posture, although I don't necessarily keep my hands on the bars while training, I can tell it'll make a big difference in the spring.

Meaning, I live alone and it's sometimes diffecult to adjust things; or, remember how you'd like to make adjustments when you get home for a comfortable ride.

This is the best investment I've made in awhile.

And the Brooks should be broken in w/ a new rear tire comes spring
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Old 01-28-08, 05:57 PM   #2
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What a crappy Subject! What I meant to say was that I really like the rollers but...the trainer has advantages meaning you can really fine tune the seat and bars for optimal comfort. Hope this straightens things out.
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Old 01-28-08, 10:18 PM   #3
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Glad you straightened that out!....It's true though. I have a trainer and hardly need it cause it don't rain much here. But it is a great workstand and very nice when I need to make a fit adjustment.
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