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Old 06-07-05, 08:56 PM   #1
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How much Resistance do Rollers provide?

I have started exercising on a set of CycleOps rollers (sans drag unit). I obviously feel the drag they add to my cycling, but I was curious exactly how much. Any way to figure out?

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Roller resistance increases as the circumference of the roller decreases. You can also increase resistance with an integrated fan unit.

How much resistance? I don't have a measurement to contrast/compare to trainers. As a rule of thumb, trainers are the better bet for dialing in a higher resistance for interval training where rollers are the choice for developing form and endurance.
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