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    Indoor bike trainer

    I'm talking about the ones you ride on your bike for; not the indoor cycling machine.

    if i were to buy a set of rollers or a rear wheel resistance unit, used, what would be a reasonable price?

    http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/bik/761950742.html

    i'm check this here out. think it's a good deal? i know nothing about trainers, but i know i want to stay in shape over the winter.

    still debating buying a set or rollers, or buying just a trainer (watch tv at same time), or just buying a membership at the gym and get a total workout (but then have to deal with monthly fees + commute).
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    "Every dog needs a squeak toy."

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    Riding for a better life! Andrea_C's Avatar
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    It's within the medium price range.Make sure you get good music,'cause it's kinda boring but it's a real time saver.

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    Never heard of a Rad but seems Amazon sells it new for $116. Personally, I'd get a Kurt or Cycleops.

    knotty

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    I own a kurt kinetics fluid trainer and I think it is a very high quality trainer. It is designed so it will not leak.

    But trainers are boring. I found the book "Workouts in a Binder" by Dirk Friel helps the time go by eaisier and keeps me motivated during the Wisconsin winter.
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/193...pr_product_top

    I don't own a set of rollers, but Kreitler is the brand that most serious cyclists swear by.

    A used kurt kinetics would run about $150 - 200.
    Last edited by rodrigaj; 07-22-08 at 08:28 AM. Reason: Additional info

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    I have a 1 up trainer and I love it. It's as quiet as can be. And it's not a fluid trainer so no worries about leaking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by caelismadison View Post
    It's as quiet as can be. And it's not a fluid trainer so no worries about leaking.
    The Kurt Kinetics are very quiet and are guaranteed to not leak. By their design, it's almost impossible for them to leak. I really like my KK, worth every penny. Plan on having it for a while if you go with the KK.

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