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    trainer on stairs to simulate mtn biking?

    Now that I am getting used to the trainer and rollers that my wife and I bought over the holidays I am considering mixing it up a little, what do you think? Should I try the trainer on the stairs? Or better yet, maybe I should try the rollers on the stairs. I think that it would be a great mountain bike simulation.

    Anybody put their trainer in wierd places?

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    I'm sorry, but I can't quit laughing thinking about someone riding rollers on the stairs. I can just see them falling over backwards and then tumbling down a flight of stairs with the bike still attached to their feet.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Man no kidding...just elevate the front wheel with some phone books.

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    Post video. Please.
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    It looks silly when you have quotes from other forum members in your signature. Nobody on this forum is that funny.
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    Why am I in your signature.

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    Chris Boardman used to train on an inclined treadmill to simulate Alpine climbs....


    Yep....it looked pretty ridiculous.

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    I hope you do realise that you won't actually simulate the added resistance from climbing...
    All you'd get would be the actual position of the bike, nothing more...

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    Yup, you're right on that one CdCf. To simulate the added resistance and stress of climbing hills, gear up a few clicks then stand up and climb. This may be a little difficult on the rollers but works very well on a regular indoor resistance trainer.

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    I like to have a fan blowing real hard in my face while I am on my trainer to simulate riding in a head wind. :-)

    buddy

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    riding the trainer down the stairs would simulate mtn biking VERY well. Good luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CastIron View Post
    Post video. Please.
    +1 If ever there were a BF Youtube moment this would be it...

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