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Old 12-20-06, 03:38 PM   #1
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Newbie Trainer Computer Combo Question

I just went and purchased a trainer from Performance Bike and realized my computer is hooked up to my front wheel. I'm a runner who converted to triathlon this year and I'm anal retentive about logging all of my workouts with distance/time and ocasionally heart rate data. What do most do? Forget about it and just record time, estimate the distance or switch the computer to my back wheel?

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Old 12-20-06, 05:43 PM   #2
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I'm lookin at my first trainer at this is one of the first thoughts I had too....looks like some of the high end trainers have built-in readouts and resistance controls...but i figured I'll start with a mid-level trainer for about 150 with a resistance selector..then move my speed sensor to the rear wheel...should be no problem right?
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Cateye Astral 8. Cheap and dependable. It also has cadence.
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Good call. The Astral 8 is cheap, and like Timex, it keeps on ticking. Also, the sensor for speed goes on the rear wheel. Cadence, of course, goes on the crank. $40.00 give or take a couple of bucks.
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Nashbar has the Astral 8 for $30.
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