I'm planning on getting a trainer over the holidays and need some feedback.
I'm planning on getting a fluid trainer as I've read that they are the most realistic. My spending habits are a bit cut back though because I'm saving up for a new road bike
I found a fluid trainer at Nashbar under their name for $174.99 Has anyone else used this trainer? I'm just worried about quality as other FT's I've seen are around $250 and up.
I'm also concerned about the wear on my current bike. I have a Trek hardtail and have put 1 inch wide slicks on it and want to put a road cassette on it as well, all to tide me over until I get my road bike. I've heard that using a trainer can put excessive stress on the head tube, and thus shorten the life of the bike. Has anyone else heard of this? If so does anyone have recommendations to limit this.