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    Bike trainer question

    So I found this trainer on my local craigslist for 25 bucks...



    I can't really find any info about it or really all that much about trainers at all at least not enough to make the decision on my own. I do know that i've used the more common compact/folding type and thought it was a little unstable. I'm curious about the practical differences between this one and the aforementioned small ones.

    should i. Or should I not...
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    What brand, type , model?

    Nashbar usually has onoe of it's fluid trainers on sale.
    I don't like the other kinds, by and large.

    There is a discount this weekend, but the shipping will be about
    as much as the discount.
    http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product...1_10000__11501
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    The listing says the brand is Peak Performance. The ad also says it has adjustable tension it's 25 bucks... I really just wanted to see if anyone had anything to say about this style vs. the more compact ones.
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    I use a folding one, it's not cheap. But it's stable. Either way it's more a questions of how well it's built.

    That looks like it might be a magnetic. Wind trainers are too loud. I've never used a magnetic, they're rep is that they're not as nice as the fluid trainers.

    But for the money it's hard to go very wrong.
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    Pass. Get a GOOD trainer. One of the best cycling investments you can make.

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